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.

Talking Construction Transformation with Per-Erik Åstrand WDBE Talks

Talking Construction Transformation with Per-Erik Åstrand

How do you successfully digitalize a construction business and gain a competitive advantage? Aarni Heiskanen discusses these and other topics on WDBE Talks with Per-Erik Åstrand, Business Development Executive at SoftwareONE. Per-Erik started as a civil engineer and moved to the software business. At SoftwareONE, he drives the digitalization of the AEC industry. The interview […]

Achim Menges Innovates the Way We Build Achim Menges WDBE Talks

Achim Menges Innovates the Way We Build

Achim Menges is a world-renowned innovator of architecture and construction. He’s Aarni Heiskanen’s guest on WDBE Talks, discussing digital fabrication and the future of the construction industry in a world facing enormous environmental and social challenges. Achim is a registered architect in Frankfurt and a professor at Stuttgart University, where he is the founding director […]

Henderson Engineers Tests AI for Building Systems Design with Torch.AI henderson ai

Henderson Engineers Tests AI for Building Systems Design with Torch.AI

Torch.AI is testing a new artificial intelligence application with Henderson Engineers, a national building systems design firm, to unlock the creative and problem solving potential of the firm’s more than 1,000 employees. Henderson Engineers is a building systems design and engineering firm that works on projects across the business, community, health, retail, and venue sectors. […]

Solving the Big Challenges in Construction with Reid Senescu Reid Senescu WDBE Talks

Solving the Big Challenges in Construction with Reid Senescu

Reid Senescu, Vice President of Product Management at Doxel, is Aarni Heiskanen’s guest on the WDBE Talks podcast. They discuss digitalization, the use of data, and situational awareness in construction. The interview covers these topics: What has inspired Reid most during his career Why Ben chose to join Doxel What kind of digitalization would give the […]

Meet Ben Guy, CEO of Urban Circus Ben Guy

Meet Ben Guy, CEO of Urban Circus

The evolution of digital 3D visualization is allowing everyone to experience and participate in urban planning in unprecedented ways. That’s the topic of Aarni Heiskanen’s interview with Dr. Ben Guy, head of Urban Circus and a keynote speaker at the WDBE. ”Communication is everything,” argues Ben. “Communication happens every day, and it can make or […]