Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation requires extensive computational power. Cloud-based services allow architects and engineers to do simulations without investing in high-end hardware. In this podcast interview, David Heiny, the CEO and Co-Founder of SimScale, explains how AEC firms can run simulations in a web browser. David is Co-Founder and CEO of SimScale. SimScale is […]
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What’s the state of robotic construction today and how will it develop in the future? Lauren Vasey shares her views in this podcast interview. Lauren Vasey is a researcher, educator, and designer investigating robotics and automation within architecture and construction. Since 2014, she has been a Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Design and […]
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In the podcast interview with Jamiee Williams, Architectural Lead at SPACE10, we discuss the recently announced Urban Village Project. The project rethinks how we design, build, finance and share our future homes, neighborhoods, and cities. SPACE10 is IKEA’s global research and design lab. SPACE10 is on a mission to respond to the major societal changes […]
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In this podcast interview with Shajay Bhooshan, Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects, we discuss computational design, digital fabrication, and AI. The topics include: Parametric, algorithmic, and generative design –are these all the same? How much computational design have Zaha Hadid Architects used in their most recent projects How computational/parametric design differs from a more […]
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In this episode of the AEC Business Podcast, Jaan Saar tells us about his work as Head of Digital Construction and why he thinks the public sector has a key role in the digitalization of the construction industry. Jaan has managed processes and IT in the construction industry for over 15 years. He joined the […]
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In this podcast interview with Ulrik Branner of LetsBuild, we discuss how technology is changing the construction sector and what it means to those working in and entering the industry. Ulrik Branner is Executive and Board Member at LetsBuild – an end-to-end digital solution covering the construction phase with on-site planning, progress communication, and on-site […]
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I had the pleasure of interviewing architect Angela Spadoni, the director of residential architecture at Skender. On this podcast episode, we discuss how the company is taking the industry forward with modular construction. Skender is one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019”. Last year, the Chicago-based construction, design and manufacturing firm launched […]
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In this interview with Ken Dooley of Granlund, we discuss sustainability from a user’s point of view and how technology will help cities become more citizen-centric. Dr. Ken Dooley is a Technology Director at Granlund in Helsinki. He has over 15 years’ experience as a consultant in the built environment and has worked in London, […]
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In this interview with Cristina Savian, we discuss the present and future of digital twins in the construction industry. Cristina Savian is the founder and managing director at BE-WISE, a London based consultancy firm specialized in helping start-ups and SMEs to scale-up and bring new technologies into the construction market. Cristina has over twenty years’ experience […]
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Marilyn Grabowski leads Atlantic Infrared with a mission to protect and improve infrastructure. In this interview, we discuss her professional background, the technologies that her team uses, and why more women should consider construction as a career. Marilyn Grabowski, known as “The Lady in Red”, and her team Atlantic Infra employees dubbed “The Red Crew” have been […]
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In this interview, Roger Nickells, Partner at BuroHappold Engineering, talks about the challenges and emerging opportunities of the built environment design and engineering. Roger is a serial engineer, and until recently CEO of the global engineering partnership, BuroHappold. He led the firm beyond the design of structures to the design of performance environments. “Engineering” at BuroHappold […]
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Kojamo is the biggest housing investor and rental services provider in Finland. Teemu Suila is the Chief Development Officer leading the strategic development and digitalization of the company. Kojamo’s mission is to create better urban living. They want to be a forerunner in urban housing and the number one choice of the customers. The company provides their services under […]
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Duke Long is a world-renowned PropTech promoter, commercial real estate broker and owner of the Duke Long Agency. In this interview, he talks about why Proptech is a huge opportunity and how to seize it. If you’re considering creating new solutions for the real estate and construction industry, you should definitely listen to Duke. Likewise, if you’re […]
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In this interview, Brett Young talks about the future of BIM in the AEC industry. Brett Young is the CEO and Founder of BuildingSP, Inc. This is the second startup for Brett, having previously founded and managed Modulus Consulting, a BIM consulting firm with multimillion-dollar annual revenues. He has a background in the management of […]
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In this podcast episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Natalia Rincón and Johanna Suortti of CHAOS Architects, a smart city AI platform startup. CHAOS Architects say that current smart cities are missing a key element: “The smart city is very good at tracking but not very good at listening. We are still missing one ingredient. A city […]
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Dr. Noha Saleeb is Associate Professor Creative Technology/Digital Creativity at Middlesex University London. In this interview, we discuss BIM and other technologies in education and the best ways to put BIM into practice. Noha has taught multiple modules at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Architecture, Building Information Modelling, Design Engineering, Programming, and Graphics. Her research […]
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Marianne Friis is Head of BIM Management at Arkitema Architects, a Danish company. In this interview, we discuss architectural BIM, especially from the Scandinavian perspective. Arkitema Architects was founded in Aarhus in 1969. Today, it is one of Scandinavia’s biggest architectural firms, with fifteen partners and a staff of 500 employees. The company has offices […]
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Newtecnic is a world leader in the engineering design of ambitious construction projects and building envelope systems. In this interview, Andrew Watts describes how his firm became an international success and how they approach difficult design problems. Andrew Watts it the CEO of Newtecnic, an architect and engineer. In this exciting interview, he discusses the following topics: […]
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Silvia Taurer, the founder of LivingRoomCraftZ, says that BIM is more than a technology or a methodology. It is a collaborative mindset that is becoming elemental for the renewal of the construction industry. LivingRoomCraftZ, a Delft company, helps clients implement BIM and Integrated Project Delivery. They are specialized in Autodesk products (e.g. Revit Architecture/Structure/MEP and AutoCAD) […]
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In this interview, my guest is Wes Smith, Cloud Executive Officer of AEC Cloud. We talk about how and why AEC companies are moving to hosted IT services. We also discuss the state-of-the-art in cloud hosting and look into the future. About Wes Passionate about people and process driven technology, Wes Smith has 20 years experience […]
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