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
New services and business from big data on real estate
In this project, measurement data obtained from offices is collected and analysed and consideration is given to how new services and business could be developed from the data.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
Platform economy boosts the digitalisation in real estate and construction sector
The APInf experiment collects the open interfaces in the real estate and construction sector in one catalogue Both the API owners and API customers benefit from the API catalogue.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
Enabling communication between smart buildings and the Internet of Things
The interfaces of building automation and the Internet of Things enable better data management and improve the user experience provided by the building.Read more
Intelligent space management and guidance on the campus of Lahti UAS
Lahti University of Applied Sciences is creating a system for campus space management, intelligent guidance and development of an open interface for measurement data on buildings.Read more
Estimation of the life cycle costs of a residential building
The objective of the project is to develop better tools for the administration of residential buildings and to see how the residential building data can be used in forecasting and planning.Read more
Hands-on tests of digital tools in the concrete construction industry
The DigiConcrete concept developed and tested by actors of the concrete construction industry brings digital methods into concrete quality assurance and improvement of productivity.Read more
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
Revision of land use planning process
In the experiment carried out by the Aalto University Department of Built Environment, the version management methods of software development are applied to the planning process.Read more