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concrete panel wall
September 10, 2018

How AI Can Become a Design Adviser

Parametrized design software is not a recent invention. This software is based on predetermined, fixed algorithms, leaving most of the work to the designer. Sweco, a leading engineering consultancy, is now exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) could take design automation in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry to the next level.  / continue reading

AR in construction
August 30, 2018

BIM Meets Reality on the Construction Site

BIM models are mostly used by foremen on construction sites. But what if they could be made available for workers at the press of a button? This question was what the Finnish government-funded KIRA pilot project set out to answer. As a by-product, the project also produced augmented reality (AR) solutions for construction sites. / continue reading

August 27, 2018

How BIM Can Serve Building Owners

Building Information Models typically end their active life after the construction phase. An experimental project was initiated to find out whether and how they can serve owners throughout the life cycle of a building. / continue reading

CLT construction
August 9, 2018

Digitalizing Cross-Laminated Timber Construction

A Finnish experimentation project has made cross-laminated timber construction more productive and creative by using digital modeling. / continue reading

Focus
June 26, 2018

Human Eye Resolution Virtual Reality for AEC

Virtual reality opens new perspectives for communication and customer involvement in construction. Sweco, Varjo, and Teatime Research are together exploring the possibilities of VR using state-of-the-art technology. / continue reading

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