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
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
Information models to be used throughout the life cycle of the building
The Real Estate Unit of the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium tested how information models could be used to serve the needs of property management.Read more
Cost-efficiency and better guidance for modelling street junctions
The project increased efficiency in the digital modelling of street junction areas and developed quality requirements related to it.Read more
Bill of quantity pilot for building services
buildingSMART Finland’s experimental project on piloting bills of quantities in the context of construction projects. The project started on 2 January 2017 and ends on 31 May 2017.Read more
Managing urban runoff
The project developed a precise method for classifying ground surfaces. The method was used to find the places where urban runoff could pose problems in the City of Imatra.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
Pinspire combines residents' moving arrangements during piping renovation
Pinspire is developing a platform for collective acquisition for sites undergoing renovation, especially piping renovation. The residents of a housing company can collectively order moving services or other additional services.Read more
Virtual natural environment to help in designing built environments
The experiment conducted by Plehat Oy brings the natural annual rhythm into the design process.Read more
The Renovation Renaissance project helps local authorities put the properties in need of repairs in a priority order based on urgency.Read more
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