Tag archives for: research

July 2, 2017

Architectural Democracy – Interview with Pedro Aibéo

In this podcast interview with Pedro Aibéo, we discuss Architectural Democracy, a research project, and its practical implementations. / continue reading

May 2, 2017

Discussing Parametric Design with Shajay Bhooshan of Zaha Hadid Architects

Robotics, 3D printing, and digital fabrication—these evolving technologies are changing how we design and construct. Looking into the future can surprisingly cause us to rediscover history, as I learned when discussing parametric design with Shajay Bhooshan. / continue reading

December 2, 2016

ReCoTech: A Slush Side Event Where Startups Partner with Established Companies

The first-ever ReCoTech meetup, an official Slush side event, took place in Helsinki on November 30, 2016. This meetup was an opportunity for startups to partner with established real estate and construction companies and possibly get funding. / continue reading

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October 27, 2016

Augmented Reality for AEC – Interview with Charles Woodward of VTT

Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are hot topics right now. I had a chance to meet with Professor Charles Woodward, principal scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He is a pioneer and globally renowned authority on AR. / continue reading

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October 11, 2016

Strategy and Communication for Architects – Interview with Kasmir Jolma

I met with Kasmir Jolma, a newly graduated Finnish architect, in Helsinki. We discuss his master’s thesis on strategy and communication for architects and how clients see the architect’s role.  / continue reading

September 19, 2016

How to Evaluate Sustainability Innovations in Construction

I attended a doctoral dissertation defense at Aalto University in Otaniemi on Friday, September 15, 2016. The candidate, Juho-Kusti Kajander, M.Sc. (Econ.), presented his thesis on how construction industry companies can evaluate their sustainability innovations and the economic benefits of innovation investments. / continue reading

March 26, 2016

Our First State of Experimentation Survey for the Construction Industry

Construction industry companies of any size can develop and improve their business through experiments. Experimentation is a great, cost-effective way to explore new opportunities, learn new things, and implement what you’ve learned. We’re conducting a survey to understand if and how construction industry firms experiment, and we invite you to participate. / continue reading

December 27, 2015

Growth from Trends and Technologies

RYM, the Finnish innovation center for built environment, commissioned my company to identify changes in the customers’ world and discover business opportunities that arise from the changing business environment. / continue reading

June 1, 2015

Referral Marketing Is No Longer What You Think It Is

In a recent survey of professional services firms’ top priorities and initiatives in 2015, the Hinge Research Institute found that referral marketing is the top marketing initiative this year. However, referral marketing is no longer what it used to be. / continue reading

March 20, 2015

Construction Technology Survey Reveals Data Security Concerns

The third annual Construction Technology Survey from 2014 reveals how the use of cloud and mobile computing creates new demands on data security. / continue reading

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