Skip to main content

News

  • His tools can optimize our future transport systems

    Two maps of Sweden that show that Gordian's solution generates 80% less infrastructure investment
    Illustration: Gordian
    Published Jun 24, 2021

    An old observation is that nothing is more difficult to predict than the future. But based on existing trends, it is safe to assume that electrificati...

    Read the article
  • David Nilsson new board member at WaterAid Sweden

    Published Jun 23, 2021

    David Nilsson, associate professor and centre director of WaterCentre @ KTH, has been appointed board member of WaterAid Sweden's board. David Nilsson...

    Read the article
  • Learning sustainability by doing - Collaborative, active and reflexive learning

    Foto: Kaleidico / Unsplash
    Published Jun 16, 2021

    Kateryna Pereverza and Oleksii Pasichnyi are researchers and teachers at the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineer...

    Read the article
  • Both technology and ethics are needed in the smart city

    Illustration: Undraw
    Published Jun 03, 2021

    Barbro Fröding’s current research project is about identifying and dealing with the ethical issues that may arise when new technology and people meet,...

    Read the article
  • KTH to establish Trimble Technology Lab for architecture, engineering, and construction

    Kjartan Gudmundsson, Deputy Director of First and Second Cycle Education, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, KTH and Tove Lindblad, usiness Development Manager at Trimble and Account Manager för Trimble Technology Lab at KTH
    Published Jun 03, 2021

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) has received a gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-the-art Technology Lab for architecture, engineering ...

    Read the article
  • Collaboration with the City of Stockholm and three-dimensional properties

    Extension of 3D RRRs (Bild: Prof Stefan Seipel)
    Published May 27, 2021

    Jenny Paulsson is an Associate Professor in Real Estate Planning and Land Law the Department of Real Estate and Construction Management. Much of her w...

    Read the article
  • Fossil-free steelmaking – large scale storage of hydrogen in rock caverns

    llustration: Davi R. Damasceno (Published in Investigation of research needs regarding the storage of hydrogen gas in lined rock caverns: Prestudy for Work Package 2.3 in HYBRIT Research Program 1)
    Published May 19, 2021

    The HYBRIT joint venture aims to implement the first fossil-free steel making process in Sweden. The new technology can reduce carbon dioxide emission...

    Read the article
  • Redesign in focus for a sustainable cultural heritage

    Scan of the Rotunda Stockholm City Library - Student work, Re-master 2019-2020, KTH
    Published May 11, 2021

    Thordis Arrhenius is a newly promoted professor at KTH Architecture with a strong interest in contemporary architecture and urban planning. In her res...

    Read the article
  • What makes us decide to change our travel behavior, to opt for innovation and a sustainable future?

    Dana Tentis / Pexels
    Published Apr 29, 2021

    Associate Professor Fariya Sharmeen specialises in travel behavior, social networks, and urban regeneration. She has studied the behavioral traits and...

    Read the article
  • Collaborations to understand and manage water

    Wetlands
    Fornik Tsai / Unsplash
    Published Apr 21, 2021

    Zahra Kalantari is an early-career scientist and new Associate professor at the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engin...

    Read the article
  • The Mediated Planet: Claiming Data for Environmental SDGs

    NASA / Unsplash
    Published Mar 31, 2021

    What role does the global sustainability goals have in the collection and processing of data on the environment? What are the effects of datafication?...

    Read the article
  • New forum for discussion and cooperation on housing issues

    Ola Grönlund/ Pexels
    Published Mar 24, 2021

    Anna Granath Hansson is one of the researchers in the new network for housing research in Stockholm (Forum för Bostadsforskning Stockholm), who wants ...

    Read the article
  • Getting minerals from water is as important as hydrating, says researcher-author

    A person holds a glass under a tap with running water.
    Drinking water should contain the right balance of the vital minerals, according to KTH guest researcher Ingegerd Rosborg. Photo: Lars Owesson/Scandinav
    Published Mar 22, 2021

    The water we drink should contain more than 20 vital minerals, which are needed to protect against various diseases, says KTH guest researcher Ingeger...

    Read the article
  • He is planning a new student competition about self-sufficiency

    Foto: Pixabay / Pexels
    Published Mar 18, 2021

    Zeev Bohbot is a teacher and Programme Director for the Degree Programme in Constructional Engineering and Design and the Degree Programme in Construc...

    Read the article
  • Introducing Lighting Design Research in Architecture

    Ute Besenecker outside KTH Architecture (Photo by: Casper Hedberg)
    Published Mar 09, 2021

    The Lighting Design Division of KTH Architecture has a long and rich tradition in lighting design education, and the division's graduates work all aro...

    Read the article
  • The School of Architecture the Built Environment rises in QS Subject Rankings 2021

    Published Mar 03, 2021

    In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, KTH and the School of Architecture and the Built Environment have once again placed high in sev...

    Read the article
  • “Water is a matter of life or death for humanity”

    water in glass
    Published Feb 02, 2021

    Saving water, tracing Covid-19, growing food in the sea and tracking down leaks in water pipes. These are a few of the WaterCentre@KTH projects aimed ...

    Read the article
  • Investment in sustainable financial markets led by KTH

    A person checking the stock market prices at Nasdaq Stockholm.
    Nasdaq Stockholm, Stockholm Stock Exchange. Photo: Thomas Karlsson / DN / TT
    Published Jan 26, 2021

    The Sustainable Finance Lab consortium has been awarded financing of 47 million Swedish crowns (€4.7 million) over five years from Vinnova, with the o...

    Read the article
  • Several of the school's researchers amongst top 2% in the world according to new citation ranking

    Böcker i en bokhylla
    Foto: Pixabay / Pexels
    Published Dec 10, 2020

    Fourteen researchers from the School of Architecture and the Built Environment have been ranked amongst the world's top 2% in a new article from Stanf...

    Read the article
  • “The sea is the key to a sustainable future”

    Photo of two fishermen fishing for Carp Bream.
    Carp Bream is both a good and climate smart fish that unfortunately is often thrown back in the water when caught. Photo: Roger Turesson / DN / TT
    Published Nov 24, 2020

    Of the 240,000 tons of fish that are caught in Sweden annually, only 40 percent goes to food consumption. At the same time, Sweden imports three quart...

    Read the article