Episode 475: 07-19-18
Jim Fried of Fried On Business talks to Brian Gaudio, Co-founder and CEO of Module, based in Pittsburgh, PA. Module is a design and technology company focused on housing. Trained as an architect, Gaudio worked in Blue Sky at Walt Disney Imagineering developing new ride concepts for the Disney Parks.
At the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, Gaudio worked on affordable housing and community planning in post-Katrina Biloxi, MS. Later, he served as a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican Republic, where he conducted research on green infrastructure and disaster resiliency at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santiago.
In 2016, Gaudio co-directed “Within Formal Cities,” a feature length documentary about the global housing crisis, which has since screened in over 20 cities worldwide.
Jim and Brian discuss his creative solution to the affordable housing crisis.