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
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
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
A concept model for cable location data in the network sector
The experiment conducted by Sitowise involves creating a common concept model to promote the standardisation of the network sector.Read more
Solving data transfer problems in the construction sector through algorithms
In the construction sector, cooperation between architects and structural engineers is sometimes challenged by the fact that data transfer between different software applications is often impossible. The project aims to solve this problem through the use of algorithms.Read more
Data model based building permit for a block of flats
The project tested how a data model based building permit would work in a block of flats project. There were three municipalities involved: Vantaa, Hyvinkää and Järvenpää.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
SURA data for electrical engineers
The Kymdata project aims at creating conditions for using the product data in Sähkönumerot.fi service in electrical engineering.Read more
Machine learning algorithms in the construction sector
In the CityCNN project, Arkkitehdit Sankari Oy experiment with the use of machine learning algorithms in the construction industry.Read more
Intelligent space management and guidance on the campus of Lahti UAS
Lahti University of Applied Sciences is creating a system for campus space management, intelligent guidance and development of an open interface for measurement data on buildings.Read more
Introducing the social media concept of tagging to building information models
The usability of digital building information models would improve if metadata could be added to them with tags – just like on social media. Arkkitehdit Sankari Oy is using prototypes to test tagging in building information models.Read more