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
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
A shared model and a portal for references in the construction sector
This experimental project develops a shared model for high-quality references that can be compared – and a portal for compiling them.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
Data model to add dynamics to fire engineering
The experiment conducted by Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy aims at improving the efficiency of the collaboration between architects and fire protection engineers. An easy-to-share data model will eliminate unnecessary work phases and increase the interaction between the designers.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
Updating product databases to meet the needs of the HPAC and electricity sector
The project of organisations in the HPAC and electricity sector surveyed the product information needs of designers and developers to enable manufacturers to make the necessary information available to the whole industry within a few days.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
Better use of the indoor air quality classification at construction sites
By following the requirements of the P1 cleanliness class at construction sites, a lot can be done regarding the quality of indoor air in buildings.Read more
Attention to benefits of nature in urban design
In the WSP experiment, a method is developed to measure the benefits of nature in urban environment and to provide information for urban planning.Read more
A new way of creating HVAC systems with virtual reality tools
Virtual reality would be easy to apply in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Kolmeks Oy is developing a virtual reality tool that will ease the design, contracting and deployment of HVAC systems.Read more