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
Better information transfer for the design of premises
When designing premises, the quality of the design process would be improved if information were transferred from one program to another more smoothly than before. The project develops a work method that allows information on premises to be transferred from the project plan all the way to execution.Read more
A new way of creating HVAC systems with virtual reality tools
Virtual reality would be easy to apply in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Kolmeks Oy is developing a virtual reality tool that will ease the design, contracting and deployment of HVAC systems.Read more
A “WhatsApp” of renovation projects
The TH Yrityspalvelut project aims at improving the information management in renovation projects. A digital tool gives a better overview of the schedules, changes and costs to all parties.Read more
Building service requests to flow from one system to another
CGI runs an experimental project to test how service requests can be transferred between the property owner’s and management service provider’s systems smoothly.Read more
Enhancing the flow of information on construction sites
The project experimented with real-time transfer of information to people working on a construction site through augmented reality. The aim was to efficiently provide workers with information that was essential for their work stages and roles during the construction process.Read more
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
Remote monitoring to facilitate the emptying of cesspits
The experiment conducted by Pirkanmaan Jätevesipalvelut looks for a solution for the remote level monitoring of cesspits.Read more
An IoT network improves the efficiency of the infrastructure and logistics of the scout camp Kliffa
In the experiment carried out by the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Scouts and Guides, a fast to set up IoT network monitors the infrastructure and logistics of their district camp. At the same time, it allows the real-time calculation of the carbon footprint of the camp.Read more
Airbnb for offices
This project develops an electronic service in which company employees can reserve office facilities – just like apartments can be booked in the Airbnb service.Read more
Better use of information in the maintenance of the T3 hospital property
In connection with the T3 hospital project of Turku University Hospital (Tyks), the project aimed to improve the use of information in planning for maintenance of the hospital property. More efficient planning will result in cost savings – and better quality of care.Read more