Architecture reinvents itself every day to make people’s daily lifes easier. Thanks to the application of Artificial Intelligence in this type of structures, we can count on self-sufficient and sustainable buildings, which manage to optimize to the maximum each and every one of their assets.

Air quality sensors, intelligent lighting, facial recognition systems… these are just some of the applications that can be found in the smartest buildings in the world.


1.      The Edge – Amsterdam

This building has more than 28,000 sensors, making it one of the smartest buildings in the world. The Edge is part of the Deloitte offices in Amsterdam. This modern and sophisticated building has achieved an almost seamless connection between infrastructure and workers, facilitating the day-to-day office life of the entire team.

The Edge is able to control the capacity level of meeting rooms, working tables, and even the parking garage.

In addition, employees can monitor and regulate the level of light and humidity in the facilities. Sensors located in the LED lighting system collect valuable occupancy and light data, it is reflected in a single platform that stores, shares and processes this type of information.

Bathroom sensors are directly connected with the cleaning staff, who are notified when they need to be sanitized.

The 15 floors of this building are powered by solar panels and, with the installation of smart blinds, The Edge manages to optimize energy consumption as much as possible.


2.      The Crystal – London

This building created to house Center Of Competence Cities, a team dedicated to the study and creation of sustainable cities, is on our list of best Smart buildings.

The main objective of this building was to achieve maximum sustainability and self-efficiency. Among some of its innovations is the reuse of rainwater, thanks to the use of smart sensors installed on the roof of the building.

In addition, to reduce energy consumption, The Crystal has effective sensors that detect whether there is enough light to turn on or off the lighting in each room. The monitoring of energy and water consumption in this Smart Building makes possible to reduce unnecessary expenses and collect valuable data that generates intelligent predictions.


3.      Glumac – Shanghai

Glumac is one of the most sustainable and intelligent buildings in Asia.

The city of Shanghai is known for being a city with high levels of pollution. To improve the life quality of the workers, a monitoring system was implemented with IoT sensors has been installed in the Glumac building, it is capable of analyze the oxygen levels of any room and study the air quality, maximum capacity, etc.

In this way, thanks to the use of AI, Gluma manages to make use of Big Data and cross-reference data on the O2 level of the rooms, the ventilation of the rooms and the air conditioning of the rooms to improve the well-being of the workers.


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4.      Al Shera’a – Dubai

This government building in Dubai aims to become the smartest and most sustainable building in the world. Its project will be completed in 2023 and is implementing all kinds of applications linked to Artificial Intelligence and IoT to achieve its sustainability and energy efficiency goals.

This 15-story building wants to implement all kinds of IoT solutions such as sensors in all facilities to monitor water and electricity consumption. Collecting all kinds of information related to this infrastructure, they will make use of Big Data to optimize resources such as lighting, water, gas, ventilation, etc.

The Al Shera’a building also contemplates cybersecurity as an essential point, making use of biometric technologies and intelligent video surveillance.


5.      Bullit Center – Washington

This commercial building is one of the most famous in the world, thanks to its effective approach using AI to achieve maximum sustainability. This Smart Building was designed so that its employees benefit from sunlight during 92% of their working hours.

To achieve this goal, intelligent windows were installed detecting sunlight, that are opened and closed automatically.

The installation of thermal sensors in the rooms has also been a key point optimizing the building’s climate control, the Bullit Center has total control of ventilation, lighting, heating and water consumption throughout the building in real time and from a single platform.


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You will be able to control the elements in a digitally way, such as access to the building, parking spaces, water and electricity supplies, air conditioning, video surveillance, information panels, resident management, photovoltaic energy, irrigation systems, vehicle chargers, etc.

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