LAB University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
Lead Partner

LAB University of Applied Sciences is an institute of higher education operating in Lappeenranta and Lahti. The strengths of LAB include the circular economy, design, the commercialization of innovations and service innovations for health and well-being.

Within the South-East programme area of the CBC funding instrument in Finland, LAB is one of the two higher education institutions that offers degree programmes in Construction Engineering, and the only institution, whose profiling competence is BIM.

LAB is an active partner in national organizations (such as Building Smart Finland). Local industry and for example the cities of Lappeenranta and Imatra, as well as South Karelian Rescue Service, have benefitted a lot from our BIM-knowhow, for example in the form of students’ thesis work and in new process development.

Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Russia)

Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPbGASU), founded in 1832, is one of the leading higher education institutions in Northwest Russia for complex training of specialists in civil engineering, architecture, transport, and environmental engineering. SPbGASU has grand professional and pedagogic traditions and constantly updates technologies, areas and methodology of scientific researches.

SPbGASU experts have got high-level competences in engineering design, calculation and construction of buildings and structures; footings and foundations, soils and road covers, development and test of building materials. The University is advanced in training of personnel and the scope of scientific researches in BIM philosophy and technical skills.

Experiences and carried out activities include teaching disciplines using Autodesk Revit software; implementing theses; designing complex BIM models (architecture, engineering networks, heat and ventilation, and water supply aspects combined); elective course “Digital Modeling in Civil Engineering”; trainings for University employees and professionals; annual international conference “BIM in Construction and Architecture” and BIM-Championship for students and young researchers.

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