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Aarni Heiskanen, the author and host of AEC Business, is a consultant, architect and educator with over 25 years of experience.

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January 13, 2018

From Data to Business Value

Everybody in construction is talking about digitalization. Markku Moilanen, Executive Director at Ramboll Group, says that it’s just one facet of the industry’s change: “The way we think about design and consulting as businesses could soon become obsolete. Value chains will be reconfigured and new businesses will enter the market.” Existing companies must change, and Ramboll is willing to meet the challenge. / continue reading

January 5, 2018

Varjo – The Bionic Design Tool

Varjo’s exceptional story demonstrates how a group of experienced professionals can make a great idea fly. / continue reading

BLOXHUB
December 27, 2017

BLOXHUB: The Urban Innovation Hub

Coworking spaces have become popular in the Nordics, but few of them are focused on a certain vertical. Torben Klitgaard, director of BLOXHUB, describes the unique initiative from Denmark. It invites architects, designers, contractors, and tech companies to create better cities. / continue reading

December 20, 2017

7 Reasons for Startups to Attend InfraBIM Open Tampere

InfraBIM Open Tampere takes place in Finland on February 6-7, 2018. If you’re a startup interested in serving the huge construction industry, you should consider these seven reasons why to come to Tampere. / continue reading

Tampere tramway
December 18, 2017

The Benefits of Using BIM in a Tramway Construction Project

Tampere is a growing city in southern Finland. Its metropolitan area has a population of over 330,000. To future-proof the city’s transportation capabilities and increase the city’s appeal for both residents and non-residents, Tampere has decided to build a modern tramway system. BIM is an essential technology in the design and construction of the new tramway. / continue reading

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