Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, a Finnish construction innovation agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in computer-aided design, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. He runs AE Partners, a business development company. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.

Situational Awareness in Infrastructure Constrution Projects

Situational Awareness in Infrastructure Constrution Projects Infrastructure Construction

Olli Planting, Development Manager at Infrakit (https://infrakit.com/en/), talked about situational awareness in infrastructure projects at the WDBE Community Session titled “How can supersensing improve infrastructure construction” on September 22, 2021. The session hosts were Aarni Heiskanen (https://aec-business.com) and Paul Wilkinson (http://extranetevolution.com). The session program is at

Discussing the Importance of Human-Led Supersensing with Sofie Pelsmakers

Discussing the Importance of Human-Led Supersensing with Sofie Pelsmakers Sofie Pelsmakers keynote

In the run-up to WDBE 2021, we talked with Dr. Sofie Pelsmakers, the Associate Professor for Sustainable Architecture and Sustainable Housing Design at Tampere University. Our conversation covered the importance of implementing human-led sensor technology, the need for continuous research, and the role urban supersensing can play when it comes to sustainability and improving quality of life. […]

Digital Construction 2021 Hackathon

Digital Construction 2021 Hackathon Digital Construction 2021

Get ready to take the construction industry to the next level digitally! The Garage48 Digital Construction 2021 hackathon takes place on September 24-26, 2021, online and on-site in Tallinn and Helsinki. The deadline for ideas submission is September 19. Digital Construction 2021 will take place for the third time to team up to build a 48-hour […]

Intelligent Management of Construction Safety – An Interview with Josh Kanner

Intelligent Management of Construction Safety – An Interview with Josh Kanner Newmetrix

How to manage construction safety risks intelligently with jobsite data? This is the topic of episode 112 of the AEC Business podcast where Aarni chats with Josh Kanner, founder and CEO of Newmetrix. As one of the customers of Newmetrix had noticed, the industry had hit a plateau both in terms of the fatality rate […]

Infrastructure Supersensing Webinar on September 22, 2021

Infrastructure Supersensing Webinar on September 22, 2021 Infra tech webinar

AEC TechTV and World of Digital Built Environment WDBE are organizing an open webinar on September 22, 2021, at 2 pm UK summer time. The WDBE Community Session looks at the latest advancements in digitalized infrastructure construction and offers a peek into the future. The presentations are as follows: Situational awareness in infra projects – […]

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