KIRAHub - the innovation ecosystem of the built environment
KIRAHub is a multifaceted and transparent ecosystem of the real estate and construction industry. Our vision is to make Finland the forerunner in the sustainable digitalization of the built environment.
We progress sustainable digitalization economically, ecologically and humanely in the built environment. Together we grow the scale of conversations, bring more points of view to them, help progress and produce the ideas born from these conversations and aid in bringing new innovations to the forefront of the entire global industry.
We’ve gathered a wide array of ways to participate in our activities and in the digitalization of the built environment on our website. Join us in getting inspired, sharing knowledge and creating a better future for all of us!
What would you as an actor in the construction industry want to co-operate on? Or is there something you need assistance with? Below you can see a portfolio of our past projects and find examples of the different things that we do. The future isn’t handed to us – we need to make it together. That’s why we’re open to trying new methods and ways of working. Hopefully we get to be inspired and excited with you and build a better world!
Stay up to date on the digital development of the industry and learn more!
Broaden your network, find customers and make partnerships.
Experiment, develop solutions in joint projects and scale up with growth funding.
Share knowledge, tell success stories and claim the title of a forerunner!
Events & workshops
The breakthrough of the construction industry has brought forward many interesting stories – we provide a platform for sharing all of them. Our goal is to lift up industry actors, ease the entire industry’s learning process and share inspiring experiments and success stories. The breakthrough is a chance to turn the entire industry to a better direction.
The Innovation Program, organised by Helsinki City Housing Company HEKA in collaboration with Gaia Consulting and KIRAHub, received 37 applications through an EU-wide open call for low-carbon housing solutions that closed in December. The open call orchestrated by...
Helsinki City Housing Company receives 37 applications for the Innovation Programme for low carbon housing solutions
Through an open call launched in October, Helsinki City Housing Company HEKA, the largest lessor in Finland received 37 applications from across Europe for their new Innovation Program targeted towards innovative low carbon housing solutions. Now, Helsinki City...
WDBE UPDATES // WDBE Talks episode 12 released The Importance of Immediacy: Talking BIM, VR/AR, and Supersensor Integration with Rune Huse Karlstad. In this episode of WDBE talks, we sat down with Rune Huse Karlstad of Varjo Technologies to talk through the real-world...
Digital sensors can make construction more sustainable – BLOXHUB and ConTech Lab announce a Special Session at WDBE Summit
WDBE UPDATES // New Special Session at WDBE SummitSpecial Session at WDBE Summit – Digital sensors can make construction more sustainableAt the WDBE Summit on 28–29 September, the event's Danish collaborators BLOXHUB and ConTech Lab (Molio) will organise a 45 minute...
Half of annual product development investments in the AEC Industry could be covered by introducing electronic signing
Measures with an impact of more than EUR 100 million are considered significant for the national economy. Nine major operators in the real estate and construction sector advocated for such a measure by organising a joint challenge campaign ‘Away with Pens’. The...
WDBE UPDATES // WDBE Talks episode 11 releasedContemporary Supersensing: Discussing Client-Led Implementation with Danielle Dy BuncioIn this episode of WDBE Talks, we sat down with Danielle Dy Buncio of VIATechnik to discuss the role sensor technology has when it...
What are the latest local and global events in digitizing the built environment industry? We share the most exciting news here on our website – tell us about yours and we’ll add it to our calendar! We also welcome events to our Urban3 space, which doubles as a studio and arena for the built environment ecosystem..
Urban3 – the meeting place of our ecosystem at the Maria01 innovation cluster in Helsinki invites the entire industry to innovate, get inspired, share and network together. The space has facilities and equipment to organize events, meetings and workshops, both physically and virtually. The space also doubles as an open testing platform for digital solutions relating to the industry and the Showroom presents digital innovations for the built environment to our stakeholders relating to various themes.