Sten Gromark is a Dr Professor of Architecture, Architect SAR/MSA, at Chalmers School of Architecture, Göteborg, Sweden, within the theme of Modern & Residential Architecture, Division of Building Design. He has been active in research on architectural sociology in international cooperation concerned with residential issues but has also published reflections on the influence of philosophical concepts within contemporary European architecture based on humanistic and social science oriented interpretations. He is the vice director of the Formas supported Strong Research Environment ‘Architecture in Effect’ 2011-2016 hosted by KTH in Stockholm and was the co-coordinator of the NordForsk supported Nordic-Baltic researcher network Visurf 2008-2011. Since 2012 he co-coordinates the CIB Commission W069 on ‘Residential Studies’. He is currently the Director of the Research Environment AIDAH, ‘Architectural Inventions for Dwelling, Ageing and Healthcaring’ supported by Formas 2014-2018 and hosted by Chalmers Architecture. He is a Swedish MC of EU COST Action Intrepid and the co-editor and author of the 2016 published text collection on Ashgate/Routledge; Ways of Residing in Transformation - Interdisciplinary Perspectives.