Architecture and the Built Environment

KTH research in the fields of architecture and the built environment focuses on the sustainable society of the future. We study how cities, buildings and infrastructure should be designed and built, how institutions and how systems of regulation should be improved to provide a good living environment and good opportunities for industry to develop.

Urban environment with storey houses and roads.
Photo: Håkan Lindgren

Architecture and the Built Environment at KTH encompasses natural science and engineering as well as social sciences and humanities.

Departments

Research at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment is carried out at six departments: