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#062 – Aarni Heiskanen – Building Finland’s Biggest Office With Just 92 mb of memory – Decades of Disruptive Innovation In Construction


In today’s episode of Bricks & Bytes, we have Aarni Heiskanen, the Construction Innovation Agent at AE Partners

Learn why construction innovation is hard, how workers waste 80% of time, how digital tech cuts costs 20%, and how sustainability is driving the future.

Tune in to find out about:

  • Why construction's complexity makes innovation nearly impossible
  • Research showing 80% of worker time wasted searching for info
  • How on-site “mini factories” could optimize with robotics
  • How digital tech like BIM is already cutting quality costs 20%
  • Why sustainability is imperative and requires digitization

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Aarni Heiskanen | Construction Innovation Agent at AE Partners | ConTech


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(0:00-1:22) – Intro

(1:22-6:00) – Innovations happening in construction

(6:00-19:10) – Tips to increase productivity in construction

(19:10-22:10) – What works best in terms of innovation in construction

(22:10-31:10) – What people are more interested in among tangible products and software in construction

(31:10-36:10) – Benchmarks for measuring innovation

(36:10-38:00) – AEC Business

(38:00-40:10) – Strategy for growing on LinkedIn

(40:10-41:08) – Outro

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