A New Way to Design in 3D – Interview with Pouria Kay of Grib

In this podcast interview with Pouria Kay, CEO and Co-founder at Grib, we talk about the startup’s new, intuitive 3D design tool. Listen to the...
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The Future of VR and AR in AEC

In this presentation, Danielle Dy Buncio, Co-Founder and CEO of VIATechnik, talks about the future of VR and AR in AEC. The recording  is from our webinar, How Virtual and Augmented Reality Can Change Your AEC Business. Watch the...
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Aarni’s Twitter Account in Top 20

Red Band UK has featured Aarni Heiskanen's Twitter account @aarnih as one of the top 20 in 2017 in construction. Read...
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Aarni’s Notes from the Nordic Smart Building Convention

The first Nordic Smart Building Convention took place in Helsinki on June 14 and 15, 2017. It was an inspiring event with great keynotes, tech talks, and an exhibition of smart building products and services. Read the...
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Digital Construction and Smart Cities – Interview with Paul Doherty

Aarni interviewed Paul Doherty, AIA, President and CEO of the digit group. Paul is a BIM pioneer, construction innovator, and smart city strategist. Listen to the...
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AE Partners started in its present form in 1998. It was founded by Aarni Heiskanen and Eija Merenmies. Since then we have served clients both in Finland and internationally. With our local and global partners we are able to provide flexibly and fast the services that our clients need.

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