Tag archives for: construction

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

November 16, 2017

Visual Construction Diaries – Interview with Jeff Sassinsky of Fovea Aero

Jeff Sassinsky, President of Fovea Aero, gave me a live demonstration on Fovea Aero Vision – an app that allows you to a get a fully immersive visual construction diary of your project. / 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 16, 2017

In Search of Cement Replacements

Could we replace cement as the vital element in concrete some day? We look at two alternative answers to this question. / continue reading

BIM at Helsinki Airport
September 1, 2017

How Helsinki Airport Uses BIM to Create the Best Customer Experience

Helsinki Airport is arguably one of the best in the world. Thanks to its perfect location between Asia and Europe, it’s becoming an ever-more-popular hub. I interviewed Finavia’s Design Manager, Kari Ristolainen, about the airport’s development program and how building information modeling (BIM) is essential to its success. / continue reading

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