Finnish-German BIM-Workshop: "Shaping the Future of the Built Environment through BIM and Digital Twins"- Online Event 05.09.2023

The Embassy of Finland in Berlin and the organisers of the Finnish BIM Pavilion at BIM World Munich arranged the first Finnish-German BIM event at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin in May 2023.


On Tuesday, 5 September 2023, the organisers of the Finnish BIM Pavilion at BIM World Munich invited together with the Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport to a second Finnish-German BIM event "Shaping the Future of the Built Environment through BIM and Digital Twins".


The aim of this ONLINE workshop was to promote exchange between Finnish and German practitioners from administration, academia and industry in an open and friendly atmosphere and to stimulate interactive dialogue and real-time discussion with interested stakeholders from the construction sector.   

Keynote presentations for Built Environment through BIM and Digital Twins

Urban Development Services, City Survey Services: Digital Twins for the built environment – how to utilize Digital Twins in daily operations of Smart Cities?
City of Helsinki, Mrs. Tiina Talvitie, City Geodesist at City of Helsinki, M.Sc.(Eng.)
Tiina Talvitie 2023-09-05 v2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 3.7 MB
From BIM Implementation to establishing Digital Twins for a comprehensive data universe for infrastructure provision and management
German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, Dr. Christian Schlosser, BMDV
FI-DE-BIM_Seminar 05-09-2023_BMDV DK24_2
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 558.2 KB
RAVA3Pro project pilot: 4D scheduling in Perhelä -area in Järvenpää, Finland
Mr. Jouni Vastamäki, City of Järvenpää and Ms. Anna-Riitta Kallinen, ARKCON, Project Manager.
RAVA3Pro 5.9.2023 Kallinen_ Vastamäki.pd
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.3 MB
Bridge renovation project 4D simulated from Finland in the Kunta3D web-based city model
Mr. Petri Kokko, M.Sc (Arch), CEO, Founder
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.4 MB
Scheduling cases Destia Finland: Light rail, Roads, and pedestrian ways and WSB USA: Frontage Road
Mr. Jouni Ojala, Director, Granlund
Finnish-German BIM-Workshop Granlund 202
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1'023.5 KB
Improving the productivity of infrastructure construction by means of Open Infra BIM Finland
Prof. Mr. Rauno Heikkilä University of Oulu
Berlin_Rauno Heikkilä__20230905.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 4.4 MB
Advancement through digitalization and innovation – Benefits of digitalization in the A9 highway refurbishment for all project participants
Mr. Stefan Argiriu, Managing Director DACH, Infrakit with Mr. David Bachinger, Project Manager – Execution Digitalisation, PORR and Dietmar Bernert, VP Business Development Hexagon Geosystems, President Bim World Munich, Vice Chair BVBS
20230905 Berlin PORR Infrakit.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Dokument 1.4 MB

Many thanks once again for all participants and for the openness in the Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport to jointly organise this event.  

There are lots of interesting cooperation opportunities between Finland and Germany to shape together the future of the Built Environment through BIM more effective, cost-saved and sustainable in der Future.


Don´t hesitate to contact the companies directly or the Finnish BIM Pavilion Team for more information.  

Finnish BIM Pavilion Team 


Ms. Anna-Riitta Kallinen (English)

+358 40 770 9799



Ms. Hannele Zilm-Schulz (Deutsch)

+49 173 6001211