Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Education and research focused on sustainable buildings and infrastructure engineering

The New Svinesund Bridge between Sweden and Norway

The Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering delivers engineering research and education focusing on buildings and infrastructure engineering.

The department is organised into the following divisions:


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Biobased materials can mitigate the climate impact of the construction industry

In his PhD thesis, Diego Peñaloza has used Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and several "what if"-scenarios to understand the effects that increasing the use of biobased materials would have in the construction sector, more specifically concerning climate impact mitigation.

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