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.

The Communication Problem of AEC Research Innovation

The Communication Problem of AEC Research

Recently, I’ve discussed with several people the challenges of AEC research. AEC companies are traditionally very practical and task oriented. They find it quite hard to grasp the idea of research that is not directly related to their everyday business. On the other hand, researchers seem to have a hard time communicating their worth.