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
Adding costs to data models in infrastructure design
When infrastructure is designed using a digital data model, the data is not always transferred seamlessly from one software application to another. The project developed a method with which the quantity information in infrastructure plans can be exported to cost calculation software.Read more
Controlling the drying of concrete on construction sites
The project developed a smart method for ensuring that concrete dries within the allotted time at the construction site. This would also help to effectively prevent damp damage in buildings.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
3D visualisation in rock engineering projects
The Aalto University project is an experiment in using 3D visualisation in underground construction.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
Real time use of data produced by properties
The experiment run by Cozify combines smart property systems to traditional property management systems in real time using an IoT service bus. The objective is the optimal functioning and comfort of use of the property.Read more
Enhancing building safety using information models
The project carried out by the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences improves the safety of buildings by using information models.Read more
The City of Hyvinkää uses crowdsourcing to build facades for 3D city model
The City of Hyvinkää invites the residents of the municipality to participate in building the 3D buildings of city models. Photographs are used for creating improved facades in the 3D model.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
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