Nordicum - Real Estate Annual Finland 2013 - Page 57

a glazed atrium and three basement garage levels. Skanska is the owner of the building. In the making of Skanska House, the project team used pioneering 4D Building Information Modeling (BIM) to plan the construction of the project with a delivery timeline. Pitkänen comments that the information model approach is so versatile that it can improve operations on all fronts. BIM helps to stay on top of the situation – any situation. Looking into the future, Skanska sees BIM being used more and more also in the maintenance of the properties. BIM is also a handy tool in bringing down the carbon footprint – which is another thing that Skanska Commercial Development Finland is in the habit of doing. Skanska House received the LEED (Lead