Kaj Granath

Visiting Researcher at Building Design

Kaj Granath is an architect, graduated from Chalmers. Since he presented his PhD in 2006, he has been working at Jönköping University, as program manager for the bachelor program “Architectural Engineering”, and much involved in the work on internationalization. He has worked five years as an architect, in Sweden and Luxemburg. As a PhD candidate he spent one year as a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, US.

At Chalmers, Kaj will work as a visiting researcher for three years, connected to Centre for Housing Architecture. His main task is to lead the project “Volume and Quality”, where a group of researchers from ACE, together with the municipal housing company Framtiden AB, will develop a value model for housing quality, to be used as a tool for the client when commissioning new housing projects. He will also be involved in teaching, both at bachelor and master level.

Kaj Granath´s previous research is mainly on digitalization and BIM in the building sector, and housing architecture, especially connected to housing for the elderly.

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Foresights from the Swedish Kitchen: Four Circular Value Opportunities for the Built Environment

Anita Ollár, Paula Femenias, Ulrike Rahe et al
Sustainability. Vol. 12 (16)
Journal article

Residential movements in connection to renovation of rented multi-residential housing: A pilot study

Paula Femenias, Lina Jonsdotter, J. Forsemalm et al
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Vol. 297 (1)
Paper in proceeding

Förtätning på Främlingsvägen

Ola Nylander, Kaj Granath
Report - Chalmers University Press

Byggherre-ICT:Förstudie om ICT-utveckling för byggherrefunktionen

Peter Johansson, Nina Ryd, Bo Johansson et al

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Socio-technical ecology: Energy systems in urban areas with high sustainability profile

Paula Femenias Building Design
Kaj Granath Building Design
Janneke van der Leer Building Design
Swedish Energy Agency


Digital analys, simulering och verifiering av boendekvaliteter

Ola Nylander Building Design
Kaj Granath Building Design

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