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
Enabling the interoperability of built environment information systems in municipalities
The purpose of the project is to enable seamless interoperability of built environment information systems in municipalities.Read more
A new generation boiler
An experimental project by Kaukora, "Smart Boiler". The experimental project was launched on 1 May 2017 and will end on 31 December 2017.Read more
Updating the process of rock excavation by drilling to the digital age
This project develops and trials a new kind of digital process in rock excavation by drilling to replace a paper-based planning process.Read more
Digitalisation of the master plan of Helsinki
The project implemented by the City of Helsinki is developing a digital data model that will further facilitate the processing of land use planning data.Read more
Building service requests to flow from one system to another
CGI runs an experimental project to test how service requests can be transferred between the property owner’s and management service provider’s systems smoothly.Read more
Forecasting systems based on artificial intelligence in the proactive maintenance of buildings
In the project conducted by the University of Jyväskylä, artificial intelligence is used in forecasting building maintenance needs.Read more
Live digital master plan of Iisalmi
In the experiment conducted by the City of Iisalmi, the local master plan is enriched by using location data.Read more
Inclusion of open location data in master planning
In its experimental project, Arkkitehtitoimisto A-Konsultit creates a digital tool for land use planning. The tool will assist land use planners in making planning decisions based on calculations more easily.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