SINTEF Building and Infrastructure Architecture and Constructions
Architecture and Constructions
We possess expertise in architecture and building techniques, building processes, housing, the built environment and society.
The vision of Sharing Neighbourhoods is digitalization towards a socially inclusive and caring neighbourhood. We will investigate the effects of digital collaborative sharing platforms on the social interactions in neighbourhoods, and the new economic models that these platforms enable in the neighbourhoods.
HINDCON is an EU-funded project, studying 3D-printing of concrete in the construction sector. SINTEF’s role in the project is to research how the new 3D-printing construction will affect the construction process, in terms of lean manufacturing but also how the new processes affect the construction workers.
How to cut emissions and save on transmission costs
Even Norway, which already heats with green energy sources, could contribute more to shrinking Europe's CO2 emissions. Building zero emission neighbourhoods would also help lower rising electrical transmission fees.
Living with zero-emission technology
How does technology change people, and how do people change in response to technology? Sixteen people volunteered to live in a high-tech, zero-emission house to help researchers answer those exact questions.
Norway to help Singapore with floating urban development project
With the backing of expertise from SINTEF, Singapore is aiming to develop huge floating structures capable of dealing with the city’s critical lack of space. Entire floating districts are among the city’s visions for the future.