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.

Extended Reality News 7/2022 extended reality

Extended Reality News 7/2022

Here are the July 2022 topics covered in the Extended Reality issue of the AEC Business newsletter. Subscribe! Using digital twin technology in the metaverse to resolve complex infrastructure issues Lori Hufford of Bentley Systems: The intersection of digital twins, the metaverse, and the physical world is an ideal place to invest, allowing global teams […]

TestFit, the Maker of an AI-Powered Building Configurator, Gets $20 Million Funding TestFit founders

TestFit, the Maker of an AI-Powered Building Configurator, Gets $20 Million Funding

TestFit Inc., the maker of an interactive AI-powered real estate feasibility software, has announced $20 million in Series A financing led by Parkway Venture Capital, bringing the total company financing to $22 million. TestFit’s building configurator helps real estate developers, architects, urban planners, and more to solve site plans in seconds. Development deals for multifamily, commercial, […]

DigiBuild Raises $4M Seed Round to Fix Construction Supply Chains DigiBuild

DigiBuild Raises $4M Seed Round to Fix Construction Supply Chains

Construction is one of the largest and oldest markets in the world. Projects involve many stakeholders that bear significant costs and risks. McKinsey estimates that the average construction project is 80% over budget and 20 months behind schedule. Supply chain and material management issues are the number one reason for that failure. Moreover, according to […]

Construction Tech Trends with Tal Friedman, Aarni Heiskanen, and Robert Otani future of construction

Construction Tech Trends with Tal Friedman, Aarni Heiskanen, and Robert Otani

How is your organization remaining competitive in a sector about to be heavily transformed by digital technology? The global construction industry is predicted to grow by more than USD 14.4 trillion by 2030. Digital technology is playing a crucial role in transforming nearly all segments within the industry. Is your team ready for what’s next? […]

Industrialized Construction News 7/2022 industrialized construction news

Industrialized Construction News 7/2022

The AEC Business newsletter’s Industrialized Construction edition in July featured the following news stories: The Pros and Cons of Offsite Construction – A French Research Study The study is titled The current use of industrialized construction techniques in France: Benefits, limits and future expectations. The authors are Emna Attouri, Zoubeir Lafhaj, Laure Ducoulombierb and Bruno Linéatte. Read […]