There’s no place like home: can reimagining our concept of the “good home” help us reach sustainability goals?

Close your eyes and imagine a good home. What do you see – a house in a garden, a cottage by the sea, an apartment, high up, in the city? Who lives there? Go inside – what do the rooms you walk through look like? How does it feel? As KTH architect Erik Stenberg’s blog … Continue reading “There’s no place like home: can reimagining our concept of the “good home” help us reach sustainability goals?”

Securing homes for all

Without a home, who would you be? Having an address solves many practical challenges like getting a bank account or having post delivered. Home is far more than address. Alongside physical shelter, a home provides emotional shelter, providing a secure base from which we can build our lives and connect to society. And that, KTH … Continue reading “Securing homes for all”

An Incremental Approach to Re-Making the Million Homes

In this week’s video blog, KTH architect Erik Stenberg discusses the contribution research can make to the renovation of Stockholm’s “Million Homes” housing areas that were built during the 1960’s and 70’s. An Incremental Approach Erik’s research on the original plans for the Million Homes housing blocks helped him appreciate how apartments could be re-shaped … Continue reading “An Incremental Approach to Re-Making the Million Homes”