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
Enhancing the flow of information on construction sites
The project experimented with real-time transfer of information to people working on a construction site through augmented reality. The aim was to efficiently provide workers with information that was essential for their work stages and roles during the construction process.Read more
Passive moisture sensor to manage issues with moisture
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences test various types of RFID moisture sensors to enable future buildings to give an immediate alert of moisture penetration.Read more
Accelerating the spread of electric cars
This project develops a service in which anyone can sell electricity to anyone else. With the service, a charging network for electric cars could be formed fast and effortlessly.Read more
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
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
BIMs in building control inspections
The project tested how the building control process of a municipality, and the interaction it involves, can be sped up by utilising 3D material.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
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
Operating model for dynamic network planning for municipalities
The project of the City of Kuopio develops an operational model for dynamic network planning.Read more