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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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Blok, listed as one of the Hottest 100 European Startups by Wired UK, has secured several renowned investors to promote the company’s product development and marketing in its second round of financing. / continue reading
Construction industry companies of any size can develop and improve their business through experiments. Experimentation is a great, cost-effective way to explore new opportunities, learn new things, and implement what you’ve learned. / continue reading
Brittanie Campbell-Turner is a Construction Management professional and a podcast host. In this interview, we discuss construction productivity, ways to make it better, and the Constructrr podcast. / continue reading
Architect Mies van der Rohe once said that, “An office is a machine for working in.” From a maintenance person’s point of view that might be true. For a user, an office should offer a productive working environment. A pilot project, led by Esa Halmetoja of Senate Properties, is trying to find out how a digital twin of a building would serve both the needs of the maintenance worker and the office worker. / continue reading
BuildingSMART Finland has supplemented open building information modeling (BIM) guidelines in a project that is a part of the national KIRA-digi program. The project has published its first version of the new norms.
Helsinki Airport is arguably one of the best in the world. Thanks to its perfect location between Asia and Europe, it’s becoming an ever-more-popular hub. I interviewed Finavia’s Design Manager, Kari Ristolainen, about the airport’s development program and how building information modeling (BIM) is essential to its success. / continue reading
Here’s my interview with Jason Kamha, Director at Tenderfield, an Australian construction software company. / continue reading
The market for construction robotics is still in its infancy. That’s mainly because a large portion of the work takes place on-site, not in controlled industrial environments. The following videos demonstrate the possibilities of today’s construction robotics and offer a glimpse into tomorrow.