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Co-kitchen – sustainable co-living for student

Aim and main expected results

The vision with the project Co-kitchen to develop a sustainable, energy-efficient and social student housing of the future. In this project, we focus on the common kitchen and bathroom in co-living. The kitchen is a central place for energy and resource management in the home, a place for community but also for frictions. Here we need new thinking and new solutions that considers several users in the kitchen and the latest technology.

The project brings together partners from the building. Real estate, architecture, service design and appliances to, together with researchers from KTH, research, develop and test new housing solutions, products and services. Academic Hous will build 7000 new student housing and will be able to directly utilize the knowledge in their work. Our goal is to create explorative and creative solutions in terms of energy and resource efficiency, socializing, learning, cooking and hygiene, as well as developing knowledge to influence building regulations.

Project partners

•Akademiska hus

•KTH Live-in-lab


•Theory into Practice


Time frame

Start: December 2019; End: june 2022




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