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School of Architecture and the Built Environment

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.

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is comprised of six departments and seven centres for advanced research.

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment is one of five schools at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Departments

Architecture

Civil and Architectural Engineering

Philosophy and History

Real Estate and Construction Management

Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED)

Urban Planning and Environment

Flooding
Hydropower station opens its gates fully after major problems with high amounts of rain. Photo credit: iStock, Gerhard Pettersson.

Newly started policy lab: KTH assists municipalities with climate adaptation under deep uncertainty

Flooding, drought, and water scarcity – how can Swedish municipalities manage risks and uncertainties associated with a changing climate? In a newly launched project – Robust Climate Adaptation Gävleb...

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Seren Dincel presents during Light Symposium
Seren Dincel presents during the Light Symposium in Stockholm.

Researchers: Gaps in lighting technology challenges cities' wildlife

Urban environments are growing steadily, and the present approach to designing lighting for outdoor spaces after dark has evolved by putting human needs and interests first. But for urban planning to ...

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The Lindeka

New research film highlights the environmental crisis from a post-colonial perspective

On 14 November, visitors got a sneak premiere of the film "The Lindeka: When a Book Ate a City" at Accelerator, Stockholms Universty —addressing the environmental crisis through the active remains of ...

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