Creating a Sustainable Knowledge Ecosystem with Acelab

Join us in this episode as we explore the innovative mind of Dries Carmeliet, the CPO and Co-founder of AceLab. With a unique perspective shaped by his global experience and academic excellence, Dries shares his journey from practicing architecture in Belgium to revolutionizing the U.S. construction industry.

AceLab, the platform he co-founded, aims to streamline communication and collaboration among construction stakeholders. Featuring tools like a comprehensive product finder, live chat with experts, and a firm library, AceLab helps architects navigate the complex world of building product selection. Dries’ vision is to boost industry efficiency by fostering a culture of knowledge transfer and collaboration.

Discover how Dries’ approach, inspired by MIT’s “Mind and Hand” philosophy, is set to transform construction workflows and create a more sustainable knowledge ecosystem.

This week at EntreArchitect Podcast, Creating a Sustainable Knowledge Ecosystem with Acelab with Dries Carmeliet.

Learn more about Dries at Acelab, and connect with him on LinkedIn and Instagram.

Referenced in this Episode

EA518: Dries Carmeliet – Acelab

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