IoT: Take Guessing Out of the Concrete Drying Process
An experimental project recently used IoT sensors and AI to determine when it is safe to start finishing concrete surfaces.
A Portable Robot That Will Shake the Window Cleaning Industry
A Finnish startup wants to automate the way we clean and care for our building facades. Its compact robot is taking the world by the storm.
Human Eye Resolution Virtual Reality for AEC
Virtual reality opens new perspectives for communication and customer involvement in construction.
Sweco Boosts Construction Productivity and Quality with AI
Sweco is one of the first in the world to showcase the use of machine learning in structural design.
How BIM is Revolutionizing Building Control in Finland
A Finnish KIRA-digi experimentation project has demonstrated how BIM can speed up and improve the building permit process considerably.
Better Design of HVAC Systems with VR
CTRL Reality, a Finnish AR/VR application development company, is completing an experimentation project demonstrating how HVAC design and installation are easier and cost-efficient with the help of vi...
BLOXHUB – A Co-Working Space for an Ecosystem
BLOXHUB is an urban innovation lab; it’s a coworking space and community providing a platform for companies within the open built environment.
Echargie: How to Make Use of Existing Infrastructure for E-Mobility
All major car manufacturers are committed to making hybrids and 100 % electric vehicles (EVs). Consequently, a growing number of drivers will need sockets to charge their vehicles. Echargie solves thi...
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Nordic Works Collective: digital platform for resource sharing
The development project of the Nordic Works Collective brings together the resources of young design offices by developing a new intelligent digital platform for resource sharing.Read more
Next-generation virtual reality glasses tested in construction projects
Virtual reality technology allows the eventual users of a building to be involved in its design. The project tests virtual reality glasses technology, seeking new applications for it in construction projects.Read more
Data model to add dynamics to fire engineering
The experiment conducted by Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy aims at improving the efficiency of the collaboration between architects and fire protection engineers. An easy-to-share data model will eliminate unnecessary work phases and increase the interaction between the designers.Read more
Information models to form a part of property maintenance
The project carried out by Senate Properties is about developing a method for using digital information collected on a building in the planning, but also in the use and maintenance of the building.Read more
BIMs in building control inspections
The project tested how the building control process of a municipality, and the interaction it involves, can be sped up by utilising 3D material.Read more
Inspecting moisture damages in buildings with passive RFID sensors
An experimental project by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, "Passive RFID sensors in monitoring moisture in buildings". The experimental project was launched on 1 August 2017 and will end on 30 April 2018.Read more
Indoor location for smoother logistics at the construction site
Ramirent tests location technology at a construction site that helps stay on top of the locations of lifters in the indoor areas of the site. Precise location data improves the efficiency of the use of the equipment.Read more
Assisting urban planning by combining three-dimensional material and using gaming technology
The project tested a method combining point cloud data, 3D design material and a 3D model of Helsinki in the creation of the reference plan for land use in Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari. Additionally, gaming technology offers new opportunities for urban planning.Read more
Intelligent space management and guidance on the campus of Lahti UAS
Lahti University of Applied Sciences is creating a system for campus space management, intelligent guidance and development of an open interface for measurement data on buildings.Read more
Digitalisation of the master plan of Helsinki
The project implemented by the City of Helsinki is developing a digital data model that will further facilitate the processing of land use planning data.Read more