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
As-built model using photogrammetry and laser scanning
The experiment conducted by Skanska investigates the possibility of creating a realisation model by using laser scanning and photogrammetry.Read more
BIM as a learning tool
This project created a prototype of a learning environment based on building information models.Read more
Pilot study of the KTI data model in transaction process
In its experimental project, RealX.pro tests the data model that KTI has defined for real estate investment and management in a transaction process.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
Agile method for modelling buildings
With the right kind of work process, buildings could be modelled almost in real time – and in an agile, affordable and reliable way.Read more
Building information models to support life-cycle assessments
The current building information models (BIMs) usually do not support life-cycle calculations for buildings, which are an important tool in identifying emissions. If life-cycle assessments and BIMs were to be made compatible, emissions could be reduced more effectively than before.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
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
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