Göran Lindahl

Docent at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Construction Management

Göran Lindahl is an Associate Professor at the Division of Construction Management at Chalmers. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Tampere Technical University between 2011 - 2016. Göran is active in both research and education. His focus is primarily on Project Management and Facilities Management, often from a client perspective. Topics related to his research are organisation, management, design processes including issues of participation and stakeholder management. Particular focus in research is on planning of workplaces and health care facilities and issues related to usability. He is also active in research related to energy issues and the built environment. In education focus is on project management, facilities management, governance in and of the construction sector.Active in Center for Health Care Architecture, CVA and Center for Management of the Built environment, CMB

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2013–2019

Integrative Ways of Residing: Health and Quality of Residence Architectural Inventions for Dwelling, Ageing and Healthcaring AIDAH

Sten Gromark Building Design
Ola Nylander Building Design
Inga Malmqvist Building Design
Elke Miedema Building Design
Maria Berezecka Mårtensson Building Design
Anna Braide Eriksson Building Design
Saga Karlsson Building Design
Elizabeth Marcheschi Building Design
Roger Ulrich Building Design
Marie Strid Building Design
Anna Braide Eriksson Building Design
Charlotta Thodelius Building Design
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Hanna Morichetto Building Design
Peter Fröst Building Design
Formas

2016–2017

Enpatientrum i Sverige

Marie Strid Building Design
Kristin Schmitt Building Design
Sophy Sapan Longe Olsson Building Design
Charlotta Thodelius Building Design
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Peter Fröst Building Design
SKL

2013–2017

Facing the energy challenge: Innovative business models for renovation of buildings

Pernilla Gluch Service Management and Logistics
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Veronica Carlsson Construction Management
Christian Koch Construction Management
Ingrid Svensson Service Management and Logistics
Formas
CMB

2016–2017

Enpatientrum i Sverige. Sammanställd utvärdering av ett antal genomförda projekt

Marie Strid Building Design
Charlotta Thodelius Building Design
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Sophy Sapan Longe Olsson Building Design
Peter Fröst Building Design
Swedish Health and Facilities Network

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Publications

2017

Aggregation of factors causing cost overruns and time delays in large public construction projects: Trends and implications

Abderisak Adam, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl
Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. Vol. 24 (3), p. 393-406
Journal article
2017

Applying the dynamic capabilities framework in the case of a large public construction client

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl
Construction Management and Economics (7), p. 1-12
Journal article
2017

Nordic workplace concept development from office as a city to city as an office

Suvi Paivikki Nenonen, Göran Lindahl
Journal of Facilities Management. Vol. 15 (3), p. 302-316
Journal article
2017

Health promotive ambitions related to building design – the case of Angered Nearby Hospital

Elke Miedema, Göran Lindahl, Lena Marie Elf
ARCH 17 - 3rd international conference on architecture, research, care and health. Vol. 1 edition, p. 331-344
Paper in proceedings
2016

The use of common spaces in assisted living schemes for older persons: a comparison of somatic and dementia units

Morgan Andersson, Jan Paulsson, Inga Malmqvist et al
Ageing and Society. Vol. 36 (4), p. 837-859
Journal article
2016

BIM performance and capability

Daniel Månsson, Göran Lindahl
Delivering Value with BIM: A Whole-of-Life Approach, p. 46-57
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2015

Take a Chance on Me? Construction Clients' Perspectives on Risk Management

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl
Procedia Economics and Finance. Vol. 21, p. 548-554
Paper in proceedings
2015

Nordic campus retrofitting concepts - Scalable practices

R. Eriksson, S. Nenonen, A. Junghans et al
8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. Vol. 21, p. 329-336
Paper in proceedings
2015

Shared decision making in designing new healthcare environments-time to begin improving quality

M. Elf, Peter Fröst, Göran Lindahl et al
BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 15, p. Article no. 114-
Journal article
2014

Implications of cost overruns and time delays on major public construction projects

Abderisak Adam, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl
Paper in proceedings
2014

Developing Capabilities for Public Construction Clients

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson
Paper in proceedings
2013

Implementation of strategies: A case study of a municipality owned housing company

Tobias Alfjung, Ebba Birging, Sigrid Gunnemark et al
Paper in proceedings
2012

The Usability of facilities: Experiences and effects

Göran Lindahl, Geir K Hansen, Keith Alexander
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2011

USEframe - a Framework to understand and map usability research

Göran Lindahl, Siri Blakstad, Geir K Hansen et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Project Management - Wise after the event

Göran Lindahl, Roine Leiringer
Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Construction Management and Economics, p. 11-
Paper in proceedings
2011

Facilities in use, Nordic studies about usability of workplaces

Göran Lindahl, Geir K Hansen, Suvi Nenonen et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Use and Usability of Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly. An observation study in Gothenburg Sweden.

Morgan Andersson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 25 (4), p. 380-400
Journal article
2010

Life cycle costing in construction projects – a case study of a municipal construction client organisation

Kjerstin Ludvig, Pernilla Gluch, Göran Lindahl
Third International World of Construction Project Management Conference 2010, p. 1-8
Paper in proceedings
2010

User-oriented Benchmarking for Usability of Real Estate- The REBUS research project

Göran Lindahl, Siri Blakstad, Suvi Nenonen
Report
2008

Attention! - there are users in the facilities

Göran Lindahl
Paper in proceedings
2008

Usability

Göran Lindahl
In European Fm Insight, Issue 8, December, 2008
Magazine article
2008

Swedish construction clients' views on project success and measuring performance

Mikael Frödell, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl
Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. Vol. 6 (1), p. 21-32
Journal article
2007

Evaluation of individual characteristics in partnering projects

Sara Åkerström, Göran Lindahl
Paper in proceedings
2007

Cooperation in the Building Sector between Building-Material Manufacturers and Contractors to Develop Products

Jan Sundqvist, Bengt Larsson, Göran Lindahl
Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building.. Vol. Vol 7 (Issue 2)
Journal article
2007

Clients’ goals and the construction project management

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd
Facilities. Vol. 25 (3/4), p. 147-156
Journal article
2006

Mätområdet Performance/Projektmål

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd
Report
2006

From organization to actor: the process of achiev-ing usable facilities in the healthcare sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist
Paper in proceedings
2006

Construction Client’s Needs – Innovation in Construction

Nina Ryd, Göran Lindahl
Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55: Building Economics, W65: Organization and Management of Construction, Construction In The XXI Century: Local And Global Challenges, 18-20 October 2006, Rome, Italy, p. 286-287 (full text on CD)
Paper in proceedings
2006

Organizational change in the run-up to a major sport event: The case of the European Athletics Championships 2006

Göran Lindahl, Nina Modig
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Project Research Conference, p. 292-301
Paper in proceedings
2006

Performance in provision of facilities: a study of buildings in the health care sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath
Paper in proceedings
2006

Formal and informal communication in a project organisation: The case of a large construction projec

Henrik Björklund, Göran Lindahl
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Conference, October 11-13 in Xian, China, p. 435-441
Journal article
2006

User-client´s goals and the construction project management process

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd
Paper in proceedings
2006

Culture and Usability

Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath
Paper in proceedings
2006

From organization to actor: Clients and users needsof facilities in the health care sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist
CIB W065/W055/W086 International Symposium, Construction in the XXI Century: Local and global challenges, 18-20 October 2006, Rome, Italy, p. 146-147
Paper in proceedings
2006

User-Clients’ Goals and the Construction Project Management Process

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd
Paper in proceedings
2006

Formal and informal communication in a project organisation: The case of a large construction project

Henrik Björklund, Göran Lindahl, Laurentiu Dobresco et al
Paper in proceedings
2005

Trust, Participation and Hospital Design Two Approaches One Result.

Göran Lindahl, Josefina Hinnerson, Jan-Åke Granath
Paper in proceedings
2004

Project-based learning: a contradiction in terms?

Göran Lindahl, Christine Räisänen
Proceedings of the 1st WCPM conference, Toronto, May 2004, p. 256-266
Paper in proceedings
2003

The Hotel Gothia Towers: a successful partnering project

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson
3rd Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization, p. 275-285
Journal article
2003

Collaboration, Learning and Working Processes in Project Groups in Partnering Projects

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson
Paper in proceedings
2003

Managing Project Culture - the Case of the Hotel Gothia Towers Project

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson
Paper in proceedings
2003

The innovative workplace, a process and a place

Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath
Conference contribution
2001

Rummet som resurs för förändringsarbete

Göran Lindahl
Doctoral thesis
1994

Performance of Industrial Buildings – Pilot study in Bilprovningen plant Aröd

Ekström O, Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström et al
Report