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 pre–event which took place in Tallinn, Estonia. The event was about BIM–based Building Permit Process Automation.
The WDBE pre–event 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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I want to thank all the amazing 522 attendees for joining us in this years’ virtual summit. I also want to thank all of our dear partners, keynote speakers and the community behind the magnificent presentations we were able to witness during our 2-day Summit.
Data and sustainability are both mega trends in the built environment discourse. Consequently, they have both been important development themes at YIT.
It is no news that the State, municipalities and private operators compile information on the built environment, and that this information is needed by building owners, businesses and policy-makers.