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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.
Managing Narrative, Capturing Context, and Building Together: Talking VR and AEC with David Weir-McCall
We sat down with David Weir-McCall of Epic Games to discuss the role VR plays in the modern AEC ecosystem. Our conversation covered the power of merging digital innovation with human insight, the importance of accessible data visualization, and the role that the Unreal platform plays across a range of sectors every day.
We took the time to sit down with Dr. Marta Fernandez of RMIT Europe in the runup to WDBE 2020. Our conversation covered how we are building our spaces, what needs to change, and the importance of considerate design.
BIG NEWS: WDBE 2020 to redefine the virtual summit experience using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine technology
Though we may be socially distant, we can find new ways to connect in these challenging times. COVID-19 gave the World Summit on Digital Built Environment, WDBE, a reason to redefine itself, and share a new virtual event experience.
We talked with Professor Martin Fischer of Stanford University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in the run-up to WDBE. Our discussion covered what drew him to the discipline and the practical challenges of applying BIM in the modern built environment.
We sat down with Dr. Jakob Strømann-Andersen of Henning Larsen’s Sustainability Engineering Department. Our talk covered the need for interdisciplinary research, sustainable practice, and how technology will lead change in the years ahead.
The Digital Construction Cluster, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Garage48 are inviting entrants to the Digital Construction Hackathon aimed at working out solutions to improve bottlenecks in the construction industry. The virtual hackathon takes place on 25th to 27th September.
Architecture, Robotics, and the Importance of Human Interaction – An Interview with Prof. Kathrin Dörfler
We sat down with Professor Kathrin Dörfler of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in advance of WDBE 2020. We discussed the importance of innovation and how her research focuses on the need for practical and productive solutions when it comes to on-site support.
We sat down with Annalise Johns, Housing Lead of Connected Places Catapult to find out a little more about her work in the built environment, health, and regeneration.
PRESS RELEASE: Forerunners of the digital built environment are meeting in a virtual twin city of the future
PRESS RELEASE, For immediate release, June 16th, 2020. WDBE 2020 goes virtual with Zoan.
The AEC Hackathon at BLOXHUB in Copenhagen engaged 154 attendees from 33 countries to work on interesting urban challenges over a February weekend. The two WDBE Talks guests were there but in different roles.
Redefining Sustainability Through Future-Proof Real Estate Investments, WWF Life EconomisE KIRA-challenge
Redefining sustainability through BIM Based Building Permits – podcast with Francesca Noardo and Rick Klooster, interviiewed by Aarni Heiskanen.
Once again BLOXHUB partnered up with the international hackathon organization, AEC Hackathon to bring together the brightest minds and innovators from the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry.
Utilizing Building Information Models (BIM) to automate the building permit process may be the “killer app” for BIM that many of us have been waiting for.