Informative, entertaining and educational, podcasts represent a key communication channel and can help construction industry content providers reach key sector-specific audiences. In its blog post, ‘Why Podcasts Should be Part of the Marketing Mix’, construction marketing experts, Built for Marketing, suggest that podcasts are “… the sleeping giants of consumer engagement and brand alignment …” and explore nine of the top reasons to add podcasting to your content assets
The construction industry is well served by podcasts covering a wide range of sectors and interests, and, whilst by no means exhaustive, the list below is intended to provide an index to some of the main ones. If you know of others that should be included in this list, please email us the details.
Index of Construction Podcasts
The first series of Building’s podcast series, Building Talks, is dedicated to the net zero carbon challenges confronting built environment professionals. The series is co-hosted by Building’s editor, Chloe McCulloch, and Building Design’s assistant editor, Elizabeth Hopkirk.
Constructive Voices aims to inspire change within the construction and built environment industries through events and podcasts.
The Construction Big Breakfast
Tune in to The Construction Big Breakfast, from Invennt, for insider tips and business strategies to help you thrive in the construction industry.
Digital Construction Conversations
Paul Swaddle - Head of Technical Solutions at NBS talks to inspirational industry leaders about the trends and technologies impacting the construction industry – from sustainability to regulations to change management.
A weekly podcast from The Construction Index in which veteran construction industry journalists, David Taylor and Phil Bishop, discuss some of the week’s events in the UK construction industry.
The Changing Construction Podcast
From Arup’s Mail Manager, regular presenters and guests share their insights from across the construction industry, whilst discussing the key themes and addressing the big challenges facing the industry.
The Engineers Collective Podcast
Engineering affects everyone’s lives: from roads and railways to water and electricity, engineers are the providers. But the job is getting harder, with resources getting scarce, cities filling up, roads becoming congested, and railways at capacity. The Engineers Collective, from New Civil Engineer, is the podcast for those who are curious about the future and how engineers will keep our towns and cities running.
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast
The Built Environment Innovation Podcast from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, aims to bring you insights into the ways innovation is being used to transform the industry. This podcast is for anyone with an interest in all areas of construction and ways of making it more sustainable, inclusive, productive and resilient. Hear from thought leaders from Scotland, the UK and across the world, hosted by resident expert Stephen Good.
Building Brum’s Conor Nolan discusses developments across Birmingham and the West Midlands and the changing trends within the industry with developers, contractors, architects, planners, business development managers and many more construction professionals from the built environment.
Planning magazine provides information for town planning professionals in the UK. The podcast covers key recent planning news, and explains why it’s important.
FutureX brought to you by Futurebuild, in partnership with Ryder Architecture will bring together some of the brightest minds, the most disruptive thinkers and innovators, to transform the built environment.
The Architects' Journal podcasts are presented by the AJ sustainability editor Hattie Hartman and architect George Morgan who talk to changemakers and innovators who are transforming architecture as we know it by designing in ways that respect planetary boundaries. In association with ACAN, the Architects Climate Action Network.
Powered by Insynth Marketing, SNAGGED offers solutions to the marketing and sales challenges experienced by people just like you. Tune in as they share construction marketing and sales secrets to get your business booming.
Presented by construction marketing specialists, Built for Marketing, BFM Talks considers current challenges and solutions through insightful discussions with key industry experts. Each episode is hosted by a member of the Built for Marketing team and explores a range construction, building products and built environment topics.
BetaTalk - The Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Heating Podcast
Nathan Gambling, known as BetaTeach, on Twitter discusses, in BetaTalk, energy and the transition to low carbon technologies such as solar thermal and heat pumps with some of the best renewable engineers.
The Housebuilders Podcast
Show House magazine and Close Brothers Property Finance has launched The Housebuilders Podcast series hosted by industry veteran, Rupert Bates, Editorial Director of Show House. The series features a number of SME housebuilders from across the UK, talking about what they know best - building new homes.
21st Century Construction
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has launched the 21CC podcast with a mission to probe the future of construction. Journalists from all CIOB’s publications – Construction Management, CIOB People, BIMplus, and Global Construction Review – will contribute stories.
Launched in 2020, AR podcasts include interviews and discussions with some of the most interesting and influential figures in architecture and reach listeners in more than 100 different countries. The largest audiences are in the UK, the US and Australia. Sponsorships are available to align companies with an existing AR podcast, or to help shape and contribute to a bespoke series of three episodes with their chosen guests.
InternationalMass Timber Construction
Mass Timber Construction is sweeping the planet. In a world first, the podcast brings to you the latest mass timber construction news from around the globe each week. Special guest episodes with members of the global AEC community.
The Construction Record
The Construction Record is the bi-weekly, award winning, national construction news podcast for the Daily Commercial News and the Journal of Commerce. The podcast has been ranked among the top construction podcasts on the web by Feedspot and it finished second in Construction Junkie’s North American best podcast competition. The Construction Record was also a proud supporting podcast of Conexpo-Con/Agg 2020.
buildingSMART International’s Podcast
The buildingSMART Digital Twins Podcast series covers a range of interesting speakers and topics. This series starting in 2021 includes a broad perspective from our industry and inspirational speakers from around the globe.
Being Civil Podcast
The Being Civil Podcast is all about students and graduates sharing their experience of Civil Engineering as a course and as a career.