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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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Retrofitting new technical systems into an existing building can be tricky. CTRL Reality, a Finnish AR/VR application development company, is completing an experimentation project demonstrating how HVAC design and installation are easier and cost-efficient with the help of virtual reality. / continue reading
Synchro Software Limited and GenieBelt ApS have agreed to enter into a Proof of Concept (PoC) integrating Synchro’s leading 4D Virtual Planning and Construction (BIM/VDC) software platform with GenieBelt’s real-time project management and mobile site reporting tool. Both companies have a strong desire to change the construction industry into a modern, technology-driven, efficient industry, eliminating unnecessary waste and cost. / continue reading
BIM is becoming mainstream in building design, but building control is still predominantly based on paper documents and 2D drawings. A Finnish KIRA-digi experimentation project has demonstrated how BIM can speed up and improve the building permit process considerably. / continue reading
On September 11-12, 2018, the World Summit on Digital Built Environment WDBE 2018 will showcase a unique portfolio of ideas, projects, and businesses from the digital forefront of design, construction, and real estate. The event will take place in Helsinki, Finland.