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LAB FOR LEARNERS: Co-Creating New Learning Environments through Interdisciplinary Co-Design

LAB FOR LEARNERS: Co-Creating New Learning Environments through Interdisciplinary Co-Design

Students from London Royal College of Art (RCA), Aalto University and University of Helsinki have created together new vistas for the changing educational landscape. The two-week workshop between 25th August and 5th September brought together 14 students with different educational backgrounds over a project called Lab for Learners. They spent the first week in Otaniemi,… Continue Reading

By means of BIM radical improvements to productivity, quality and safety

By means of BIM radical improvements to productivity, quality and safety

The main objective of BIMCON work package was to develop a comprehensive product data management procedure for industrialized construction process that is based on usage of building information model (BIM) for common data management in the supply chains. The general aim was to encourage the construction branch to adopt rapidly ICT in construction supply networks.… Continue Reading

Web technology opens a whole new market for information management

Web technology opens a whole new market for information management

According to latest research, the most practical and productive way to benefit from building information modeling is to combine the process with web technologies based on linked data. Building information modeling and management are no longer considered a process of centralizing all building-related data to a single model but rather a distributed, linked network of… Continue Reading

BIM based management of road networks improves efficiency

BIM based management of road networks improves efficiency

Using Building Information Modelling (BIM) can be divided in three procedures in road maintenance process. First procedure is similar to a typical BIM process when building new infrastructure.  Second one is maintenance sectors’ own model for to handle one maintenance site or even whole road network. The third procedure is to know, how to store… Continue Reading

Affluence challenges sustainable cities

Affluence challenges sustainable cities

Higher density is believed to lead to more efficient energy use and lower climate impact. Dense cities are thus often promoted as climate friendly and more sustainable than less urbanized areas. However, all consumption causes emissions, and taken the higher affluence in cities, the more urbanized areas actually cause the highest emissions. Research needs to… Continue Reading