Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, a Finnish construction innovation agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in CAD, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. He runs AE Partners, a tech communication company. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.

System P4 – A Predesigned Modular Housing Factory Solution Unveiled KUKA and Waypaver teams

System P4 – A Predesigned Modular Housing Factory Solution Unveiled

Pioneers in modular construction and car factory automation have teamed up to advance the construction industry. U.S. modular housing pioneer, Waypaver International and German automation leader KUKA unveiled a predesigned automation solution to produce modular housing. The solution, System P4, provides everything a factory owner needs for an automated modular housing operation, off the shelf. […]

Meet Shehzan Mohammed, Director of 3D Engineering and Ecosystems at Cesium Shehzan Mohammed

Meet Shehzan Mohammed, Director of 3D Engineering and Ecosystems at Cesium

Shehzan Mohammed is Director of 3D Engineering and Ecosystems at Cesium. Aarni Heiskanen interviewed him on the innovations in geospatial technology, game engines, and the value of open standards to the developer community. Shehzan is a keynote speaker at WDBE. Shehzan grew up in India and did his undergraduate studies there. He moved to the […]

Project Frog Launches KitConnect, a Design Management System for AEC modular construction

Project Frog Launches KitConnect, a Design Management System for AEC

Project Frog, the pioneer of industrialized construction, announces the launch of KitConnect. KitConnect is a SaaS Design Management Solution (DMS) for the AECO industry that enables building productization workflows in BIM. KitConnect offers a framework for repeatability, consistency, and scalability of building designs.  KitConnect was born out of innovation from Project Frog, an Industrialized Construction pioneer […]

Meet Per-Erik Åstrand, Business Development Executive at SoftwareONE Per-Erik ÅstrandWDBE

Meet Per-Erik Åstrand, Business Development Executive at SoftwareONE

I had the pleasure of talking with Per-Erik Åstrand, Business Development Executive at SoftwareONE. We discussed construction sector digitalization and how to succeed in it. Per-Erik is a keynote speaker at WDBE in September. Per-Erik has a background in the AEC industry, like many construction digitalization specialists. He has a master’s degree in civil engineering, […]

Meet Achim Menges, Architect, Professor, and Innovator Meet Achim Menges

Meet Achim Menges, Architect, Professor, and Innovator

Achim Menges is a world-renowned innovator in the field of new architectural expression and digital fabrication and a keynote speaker at WDBE in 2022. He shared his views on architecture and construction in an interview with Aarni Heiskanen. Achim is a registered architect in Frankfurt, Germany, and a professor at the University of Stuttgart, where […]