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Sustainable Regional Development

Built environments are the framework for people's lives and work, and represent an interaction between technical, functional and aesthetic qualities.

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We need a broad and complex knowledge of sustainability to meet society's challenges in energy use, climate, health, and demography.

We work within the following fields:
Our expertise related to sustainable site development includes

  • Energy use - behaviour, implementation, and technical solutions Infrastructure
  • Quality in built environments - sustainable land use and functional infrastructure, user quality and experience qualities
  • Local renewable energy production and energy transport
  • Universal design - usability and accessibility

Why choose SINTEF?
SINTEF has researchers with backgrounds as civil architects, social scientists, and civil engineers in various technical disciplines. We develop and carry out research, development, innovation projects, and research-based consulting.