Smartness as an enabler of life

KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has invested in a major push around the topic of smart and sustainable cities.  Smart cities have been discussed for several years, the Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment asks what’s new in the university’s approach. It’s refreshing to talk with Dr Olga Kordas from KTH about the future … Continue reading “Smartness as an enabler of life”

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”

Welcome to the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment Blog

Today we launch a new blog for the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment. The blog will profile innovative research fields emerging at the university that have the potential to provide radically new approaches to the built environment. “KTH is an inspirational place to be at the moment” comments Centre director Amy Rader Olsson, … Continue reading “Welcome to the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment Blog”