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...
Current experimental projects can be browsed here
Piloting environment for new technologies in sheltered housing
It should be possible to test new sheltered housing innovations before developing them into products and services. The project of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences provides a testing environment for students, researchers and companies.Read more
Updating the process of rock excavation by drilling to the digital age
This project develops and trials a new kind of digital process in rock excavation by drilling to replace a paper-based planning process.Read more
Artificial intelligence to assist at apartment presentations
The Kiinteistömaailma project experiments with the use of artificial intelligence in apartment presentations.Read more
Cleaning robot for construction sites
In its project, NCC Suomi Oy will develop a prototype of a vacuum cleaner robot for the needs of construction sites.Read more
Instructions for the definition of the requirements for the open interfaces of municipal data systems
In the experimental project carried out by Evolta, instructions will be drafted for accurate definition of open interfaces of municipal data systems.Read more
Digitalisation of the requirement management in hospital planning
The Gordionpro project is set to revolutionise hospital planning. The requirements of the users will be placed in the centre of planning with the help of a digital tool.Read more
Building information models to support life-cycle assessments
The current building information models (BIMs) usually do not support life-cycle calculations for buildings, which are an important tool in identifying emissions. If life-cycle assessments and BIMs were to be made compatible, emissions could be reduced more effectively than before.Read more
Agile method for modelling buildings
With the right kind of work process, buildings could be modelled almost in real time – and in an agile, affordable and reliable way.Read more
A tool for automatic verification of architectural designs
The project of the Building Information Foundation focuses on creating a digital tool that verifies architectural designs in terms of the adherence to building regulations.Read more
FCG experimental project “Digital zoning: leading through information, facilitating the zoning process, digitalisation, interaction and transparency”. The project started on 2 January 2017 and ends on 31 December 2018.Read more