Welcome to the School of Architecture and the Built Environment
The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is one of five schools at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Our research and educational programmes relates to the future of our society; how cities, buildings and infrastructure will be designed and built, how institutions and regulatory systems should be developed to produce a good living environment, and how to provide good development conditions for business.
Our school is unique among KTH:s schools in that we work with both the natural sciences and technology and with the social sciences and the humanities. The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is also noted for its excellent contacts within research, business and the public sector, a strong tradition of contract education, and continual and well-organised contacts with professional organisations about the content and development of our educational programmes.
The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is comprised of six departments and eight competence centres for advanced research, many led by internationally renowned scientists. The School has about 3000 undergraduate and graduate students as well as 300 doctoral students studying everything from architecture, civil and architectural engineering, and land and water resources engineering to philosophy, economics and planning.