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
Faster documentation in the construction industry with the DigiLastu service
This project developed a service that increases the efficiency of the burdensome documentation process and thus saves money in the construction industry.Read more
It's a Match!
The project involves testing an application that helps potential tenants and lessors to find each other quickly and cost-efficiently.Read more
IoT data operator model to improve the efficiency of data flow
A platform for IoT data of built environments is created in the project carried out by Reliable Partner Finland.Read more
Updating details in building designs more quickly
The transfer of more detailed information to the design data models of buildings is currently slow and it may lead to errors. Architects NRT is developing a process that allows more details to be added to building designs as quickly as possible during the construction stage.Read more
3D visualisation in rock engineering projects
The Aalto University project is an experiment in using 3D visualisation in underground construction.Read more
Data models to benefit real estate management and maintenance
The project develops a solution based on an information model for the management and maintenance of real estate.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
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
Introducing the EU's new data protection requirements in the real estate and construction sector
This project will create an electronic channel and a standard operating practice for complying with the regulation in the real estate and construction sector.Read more