WDBE talks: Episode 1

In this podcast episode, Aarni Heiskanen discusses with Francesca Noardo and Rick Klooster who gave presentations at this year‘s first WDBE preevent which took place in Tallinn, Estonia. The event was about BIMbased Building Permit Process Automation

The WDBE preevent took place on the 20th of February 2020 and was hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications together with the EU BIM Task Group

The episode is about: 

  • The proof of concept that Rick’s company, Future Insight, carried out for the Estonian government’s e-Construction platform The work that Francesca is doing at TU Delft on GeoBIM

  • What “redefining sustainability for urban future” means for the interviewees

  • The most exciting developments in the built environment ecosystem

  • What’s in the future for our guests

  • The upcoming WDBE main event in September 2020


About the podcast guests 

Francesca Noardo is Postdoc in the 3D geoinformation group at the Delft University of Technology. She works towards the integration of geoinformation with BIM, envisaging the concrete employment of such technology for smart cities applications through the use of open standard data models and open technologies. 

Rick Klooster is the Founder and CCO at Future Insight. He’s an experienced Chief Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He’s a strong entrepreneurship professional skilled in Government, Urban Planning, 3D CityGML, Smart Cities, Management, and Spatial Projects.  

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