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Aarni Heiskanen, the author and host of AEC Business, is a consultant, architect and educator with over 30 years of experience.

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Concrete Construction
December 17, 2018

IoT: Take Guessing Out of the Concrete Drying Process

Flooring, tiling, or painting on a concrete surface that is insufficiently dry can end up being a disaster. An experimental project recently used IoT sensors and AI to determine when it is safe to start finishing concrete surfaces.

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Window cleaning robot
December 12, 2018

A Portable Robot That Will Shake the Window Cleaning Industry

A Finnish startup wants to automate the way we clean and care for our building facades. Its compact robot is taking the world by the storm.

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RecoTech 2019
December 8, 2018

Hot PropTech in the Cool Nordics

RecoTech, the official side event of Slush, brought together PropTech enthusiasts from all over the world. Each presenter shed their own light on why we should keep our entrepreneurial eyes on PropTech.

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Finest tunnel
November 29, 2018

Making the World’s Longest Undersea Railway Tunnel Possible with BIM

Finland and Estonia are Baltic sea neighbors separated by the Gulf of Finland. Over eight million travelers and 1.2 million cars travel between Helsinki and Tallinn every year by boat. However, a consortium of companies is now planning to build the Finest railway tunnel between the two countries. / continue reading

Buro Happold
November 25, 2018

Visionary and Disruptive – Interview with Roger Nickells of BuroHappold

In this interview, Roger Nickells, Partner at BuroHappold Engineering, talks about the challenges and emerging opportunities of the built environment design and engineering. / continue reading

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