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. Connect with Aarni on LinkedIn

The Construction Startup Competition – An Interview with Ibon Iribar

The Construction Startup Competition – An Interview with Ibon Iribar

The Construction Startup Competition 2022 allowed innovative teams from around the globe to showcase their solutions to leading industry developers and investors. I sat down with Ibon Iribar of CEMEX Ventures to discuss the competition and its value to the industry. Ibon Iribar is an investment and open innovation advisor at CEMEX Ventures. The company organized the […]

Opoplan Introduces Generative AI Tools for Home-Building Home-building AI tools

Opoplan Introduces Generative AI Tools for Home-Building

Opoplan introduces its suite of generative AI architectural tools for builders and real estate brokers. The initiative intends to bridge the technological gap in custom home planning and building.  The tools introduced by the company also aim to reduce the overdependence on manual efforts and limited design options when it comes to lot analysis, design […]

The First UK Hospital Being Built Using AI Technology BEACH project AI by Buildots

The First UK Hospital Being Built Using AI Technology

University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) has announced that the new Royal Bournemouth Hospital is the first hospital facility in the UK to be built using groundbreaking AI technology, which increases efficiency and decreases costs. The technology, Buildots, automatically analyses data captured at the site via helmet-mounted 360-degree cameras. The platform then generates true-to-life progress reports supported by visuals, providing managers […]

Meet Daniel Hall, Assistant Professor at TU Delft Daniel Hall, WDBE keynote

Meet Daniel Hall, Assistant Professor at TU Delft

We sat down with Daniel M. Hall, an assistant professor at TU Delft, to discuss ways of achieving circularity in the built environment. Daniel will be a keynote speaker at WDBE in September 2023, where he’ll talk more about future circular cities. Daniel is internationally known for his research on construction management and construction informatics. […]

The BUILDCHAIN Project Enhances Data Exchange and Transparency in the EU Construction Industry construction tech

The BUILDCHAIN Project Enhances Data Exchange and Transparency in the EU Construction Industry

Trace Labs, a WEB 3 developer, joins the EU’s efforts to create a smarter and more sustainable built environment with the BUILDCHAIN project. With its 11 EU partners, Trace Labs aims to improve efficiency, reduce errors, and increase transparency and trust in construction. Efficient, transparent, and trusted data exchange is a powerful tool for driving sustainability, resilience, and energy efficiency in […]