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.

Industrialized Construction News 8/2022

Industrialized Construction News 8/2022

Here are picks from the August 2002 Industrialized Construction issue of the AEC Business Newsletter. Subscribe! 5-Million-Pound Bridge Moved Slowly Into Place in Detroit (Video) A new 5-million-pound bridge that will be the first of its kind in Michigan has been moved into place over the I-94 freeway in Detroit, thanks to special machinery known […]

Ben Guy Brings a Human Scale to Planning with 3D Tech Ben Guy

Ben Guy Brings a Human Scale to Planning with 3D Tech

Dr. Ben Guy, the founder and CEO of UC 3D Planning Technologies – Urban Circus – is Aarni Heiskanen’s guest on the WDBE Talks podcast. They discuss the use of 3D visualization technologies to bring a human scale to urban development and construction. Ben is a keynote speaker at WDBE 2022. Urban Circus is a […]

OpenSpace Expands Its Strategic Capital to $111M OpenSpace

OpenSpace Expands Its Strategic Capital to $111M

OpenSpace, a 360° construction jobsite capture and AI-powered analytics company, has announced US$9M in additional strategic capital for its Series D round. The latest funding brings the total capital raised to US$111M. The investment comes from funds managed by existing investors Taronga Ventures and GreenPoint Partners. OpenSpace will use the to continue scaling the business and developing additional AI-powered […]

Hacking Your Thinking with Damon Hernandez Damon Hernandez

Hacking Your Thinking with Damon Hernandez

Aarni’s guest on this episode of WDBE Talks is Damon Hernandez, co-founder of the AEC Hackathon and an extended reality expert. Damon attends the 90 Day Finn program by Helsinki Partners. The three-month residence allows him to explore Finnish business and technology ecosystems and create new connections with built environment trailblazers. Damon has worked with […]