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
More information to Building Information Models (BIM)
In the project carried out by Eurostep Oy, BIMs are enriched by adding lifecycle data using application programming interfaces.Read more
Transferring data on the road and street network condition
Ramboll Oy and the City of Espoo tested how data on the road and street network can be transferred in a shared system ecosystem.Read more
Bluetooth beacons show you the way in the city
The JHL Finland project experiments with using Bluetooth beacons as local data banks of buildings.Read more
Espoo tests artificial intelligence in property management
The City of Espoo is responsible for the servicing of a large number of properties. The city was debating the possibility to use artificial intelligence for data transfer in the planning of work and in the building activities in the city.Read more
Using artificial intelligence in building design
The possibilities offered by artificial intelligence (AI) have not yet been charted by the Finnish construction sector. Sweco is examining how machine learning methods could be utilised when designing buildings.Read more
Expert assistance using VR and AR glasses
The Sovelto project experiments with using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) glasses in revolutionising service work. With the help of the glasses, an experienced expert can support a novice with the help of remote access as if they were present in the same room.Read more
Digitalisation of the local master plan of Tampere
The project implemented by the City of Tampere is developing a digital local master plan that is more than just a map. The new data model will improve and speed up the process of drawing up a local master plan.Read more
Piloting environment for new technologies in sheltered housing
It should be possible to test new sheltered housing innovations before developing them into products and services. The project of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences provides a testing environment for students, researchers and companies.Read more
BIM to help in event organisation
This project is developing a visual application based on the information model of construction to facilitate project management.Read more
Service platform for electronic signing
This experimental project was aimed at creating and piloting a service platform that would enable electronic signing and collaboration between companies and cater to the special needs of the real estate and construction sector.Read more