SINTEF Community Architecture and Constructions
Architecture and Constructions
We possess expertise in architecture and building techniques, building processes, housing, the built environment and society.
Compareit addresses how new production systems should be regulated, administered, and where they could be best located, which are highly relevant questions for a sustainable development of the industry that safeguards other societal interests and competing claims to space.
COASTAL squared – a Norwegian perspective in a network of coastal-rural synergetic case areas across Europe
COASTAL Squared provides a Norwegian perspective to the H2020 project COASTAL by examining the interactions of rural and coastal areas in a Norwegian context.
CO2 heat pumps smart option for hotels in cold climates
Researchers have studied the energy consumption of 140 hotels in Norway and Sweden. The use of CO2 heat pumps could cut energy consumption in these hotels by about 60 per cent.
Researchers seek living quality in high-density housing
In Norway, apartment blocks are being built as never before, leading to a housing densification that challenges our ability to create habitable spaces – both indoors and out. So, what can we do to guarantee living quality?