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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”

Can a city be too smart?

In this third of the “pre-launch” blogs from the Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment, KTH Professor Kristina Höök gives a short talk on how we can make better use of smart technology in cities. Kristina works in the field of human-technology interaction. She argues that, in our cities that are ever-more connected by technologies … Continue reading “Can a city be too smart?”

The Centre BLOG pre-launch continues with an overview of Stockholm’s transport challenges

Are driverless cars a threat to sustainable cities and transport planning? Jonas Eliasson, KTH professor in transport and Director of the Centre for Transport Studies, used his presentation at the KTH Attractive City workshop to give an overview of transport strategies for attractive cities. As well as examining current concerns such as better public transport, Jonas looks in … Continue reading “The Centre BLOG pre-launch continues with an overview of Stockholm’s transport challenges”

Welcome to the Centre Blog Pre-Launch – and an attractive Stockholm

Whilst we work on new material for the Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment blog, we want to use the blog to share some of the short films we’ve already captured of KTH researchers talking about their pioneering work with sustainability in cities. Over the next few weeks we’ll share four films from an event hosted … Continue reading “Welcome to the Centre Blog Pre-Launch – and an attractive Stockholm”