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
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
Free cloud service for the communication of the housing company
Asoypalvelut is a cloud service that makes communication easier for the building manager, the board of the housing company and the residents.Read more
Integrating virtual technology into the digital innovations of companies
Companies from the real estate and construction sector met virtual technology start-ups in the VINOS project of Tampere University of Technology.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
Master plans take a digital leap into forests
In the experiment carried out by CGI, the master planning process is digitalised to allow the efficient use and easy availability of existing master plan data in the forestry sector.Read more
Forecasting systems based on artificial intelligence in the proactive maintenance of buildings
In the project conducted by the University of Jyväskylä, artificial intelligence is used in forecasting building maintenance needs.Read more
Estimation of the life cycle costs of a residential building
The objective of the project is to develop better tools for the administration of residential buildings and to see how the residential building data can be used in forecasting and planning.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
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