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
A tool for automatic verification of architectural designs
The project of the Building Information Foundation focuses on creating a digital tool that verifies architectural designs in terms of the adherence to building regulations.Read more
Machine learning algorithms in the construction sector
In the CityCNN project, Arkkitehdit Sankari Oy experiment with the use of machine learning algorithms in the construction industry.Read more
Data model based building permit for a block of flats
The project tested how a data model based building permit would work in a block of flats project. There were three municipalities involved: Vantaa, Hyvinkää and Järvenpää.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
Digitalisation of the requirement management in hospital planning
The Gordionpro project is set to revolutionise hospital planning. The requirements of the users will be placed in the centre of planning with the help of a digital tool.Read more
Data models for the administrative process concerning road plans
In the project coordinated by Sitowise, design models are introduced into the administrative processes in road construction.Read more
Espoo is developing smoother infrastructure-related exchange of information
Several different parties are involved in designing, building and maintaining infrastructure in Espoo. The city is developing an information portal and user interface through which information would be exchanged more smoothly between projects and be made accessible to all parties involved.Read more
Leading idea: updating building information and converting it into electronic format
The project carried out by the municipality of Hartola will result in up-to-date and easy-to-maintain building information.Read more
Instructions for the definition of the requirements for the open interfaces of municipal data systems
In the experimental project carried out by Evolta, instructions will be drafted for accurate definition of open interfaces of municipal data systems.Read more