National Transdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Integrated Sustainable Renovation (SIRen)

The national research centre aims at radically changing national renovation practice through collaboration, participation and holistic views on sustainability and strengthening Swedish competitiveness for renovation internationally. The centre focus on five areas; establishing a living knowledge base: analysis of earlier and on-going cases of renovation; innovation, demonstration and Living Lab, developing models, methods, tools for integrated sustainable renovation; and communication, dialogue and dissemination of results. The objective is that the models and methods for integrated sustainable renovation will be made use of in society and replicated in order to trigger a large-scale market uptake. Our part of the project intend to learn from a case in Gothenburg


Jan-Olof Dalenbäck (contact)

Professor at Civil and Environmental Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Paula Femenias

Docent at Achitecture, Building Design

Pär Johansson

Forskarassistent at Building Technology

Jenny Stenberg

Docent at Achitecture, Architecture Theory and Method

Holger Wallbaum

Professor at Building Technology


CBI Betonginstitut

Stockholm, Sweden

Luleå University of Technology

Luleå, Sweden

Lund University

Lund, Sweden

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Stockholm, Sweden

SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden

Boras, Sweden



Funding years 2014–2019

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Building Futures

Area of Advance


Area of Advance

Sustainable Development

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