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February 16, 2018

Monitoring Building Moisture with RFID – Interview with Jarmo Tuppurainen

Water in the wrong places in a building is a problem that can lead to health issues and expensive repairs. I interviewed Jarmo Tuppurainen about an experimental project that tests how cheap, passive RFID sensors can help with moisture monitoring. / continue reading

Grandfather's Bridge Helsinki
January 25, 2018

Lessons Learned from Implementing Infrastructure BIM in Helsinki

Finland’s capital is currently experiencing a construction boom. Old industrial citadels are turning into residential areas with new commercial centers. Consequently, Helsinki needs to build new infrastructure. To improve the efficiency and quality of infrastructure construction, the city has started using BIM, and is now learning how to get the most value from it. / continue reading

October 29, 2017

Construction Safety Technologies – Videos

Smart hard hats, drone imaging, indoor positioning, and augmented reality are some of the technologies that can make construction sites safer. / continue reading

October 22, 2017

Research Institute: A Shared Information Platform Reduces Construction Costs Considerably

A new Danish study shows how the use of a shared digital management and communication platform on large-scale construction projects leads to considerable cost reductions. / continue reading

digital twin interface BIM
September 14, 2017

User Interface With a Building – Interview with Esa Halmetoja of Senate Properties

Architect Mies van der Rohe once said that, “An office is a machine for working in.” From a maintenance person’s point of view that might be true. For a user, an office should offer a productive working environment. A pilot project, led by Esa Halmetoja of Senate Properties, is trying to find out how a digital twin of a building would serve both the needs of the maintenance worker and the office worker. / continue reading