The AEC Hackathon on September 7-9, 2018, was a part of Housing Fair Finland’s City Living event. The winning hack teams presented three quite different solutions to the hackathon challenges.

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The Finnish city of Hyvinkää has developed a unique internet service for collaborative 3D city planning. It gives real estate owners, investors, developers, designers, authorities, and citizens easy-to-use tools to publish their 3D plans and ideas fo...

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eRent has developed a digital equipment management portal for construction equipment. At the very heart of the concept lies the resource efficiency that can be achieved using principles of the sharing economy.

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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, th...

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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.

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In the very heart of Helsinki, a new museum is set to open its doors to showcase the art of the future. Amos Rex is an architectural and artistic gem that seeks to make modern art more accessible for people to experience and enjoy.

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Internet of Things sensors and IoT-capable devices provide a huge amount of data from buildings. To make this data useful and usable for research, Aalto University is developing and testing a service that links IoT with building information models, B...

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Kimmo Tiilikainen is the Minister of the Environment, Energy, and Housing of the Finnish government. He will be speaking at the upcoming World Summit on Digital Built Environment WDBE 2018 in Helsinki. Aarni Heiskanen interviewed Minister Tiilikainen...

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Kimmo Tiilikainen

Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing, Finland

Marius Macku

European Mobility Policy and Government Relations, Uber

Forest Flager

Systems Engineering and Optimization, Katerra, USA

Jan Gustafsson

EVP Strategy & Development, YIT Plc., Finland

Lene Espersen

Managing Director, Danish Association of Architectural Firms, Denmark

Brett Young

CEO & Founder of BuildingSP, USA

Torben Klitgaard

Director, BLOXHUB, Denmark

Paul Doherty

President & CEO, TDG (The Digit Group), USA

Jussi Aho

CEO, Fira Ltd., Finland

Kjetil Tonning

President, European Construction Industry Federation FIEC, Norway

Andrew Watts

CEO, Newtecnic, UK

Petri Suutarinen

Head of Real Estate, Keva, Finland