Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE)

Welcome to the internal pages for the employees at School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE). Note that the menu for KTH's common intranet can be found in the header.

In progress at ABE

Friday 12 June marked the first meeting of ABE's newly established School Faculty Assembly. Read more

The ABE school operational plan 2020 has been established. The activities listed are planned to be completed during the year 2020, in line with the school's development plan and the visions stated there. Read more

This year's JML focus areas: In 2020, the ABE JML group will focus on academic housekeeping and role models. Read more

A review of all doctoral programmes within the school is currently being made, lead by the school's Director of Third Cycle Education (FA). Read more

Implementation of the President’s decision on Autumn term 2020 at the ABE school

In light of the Government's announcement that universities and colleges can return to teaching on-campus, KTH’s President has decided to adapt workplace-based activities at KTH during the Autumn term 2020.

Here you can find updated information about the implenmentation of the decision at the ABE school, as well as local routines and adaptations at the ABE school based on the President's decision V-2020-0450.

[Last updated 2020-06-23]

KTH's President visited ABE

On Monday 16 March, KTH:s President Sigbritt Karlsson together with Deputy President Mikael Östling and KTH's new University Director Kerstin Jacobsson made their annual school visit to the ABE school. The focus for this year's visit, by request of the President, was the school's research centres and infrastructure.

Head of School, Muriel Beser Hugosson and Deputy Head of School, Mats Wilhemsson, were in charge of the programme together with the school's Centre Managers and representatives of the selected infrastructures. This year's visit took place in the Lounge on the ground floor of Teknikringen 10B and consisted largely of poster presentations.

"Video lectures provides repeated opportunities for understanding"

When KTH suddenly switched to distance education, exams and lectures moved from classrooms to digital meeting rooms and streaming channels overnight. How has it been to carry out a course completely remotely without warning?
Teachers Johan Spross and Lotta Snickare talk about what has worked best for them.

Teacher voices: When the courses went digital

Do you have examples of digital teaching or examination methods that has worked really well? Would you like to share your experiences? We are looking for more teachers to interview for upcoming articles! Contact us at

Distance meetings

There are several benefits to digital meetings. The ABE school has access to a number of travel-free meeting and conference options, such as web, video or telephone conferences.

Here you can find information about the equipment for distance meetings available at the ABE school, which rooms are equipped for distance meetings and the size of each room.

This page is continuously updated.

Safety and crisis management - important phone numbers

112 (SOS Alarm)

to reach ambulance, police, emergency services / fire brigade, poison information, on-call doctor.

KTH's Emergency number 08-790 77 00

for urgent events such as serious accidents, threats and fire occuring at KTH premises or affecting KTH.

KTH's Security number 08-790 9900

for reporting theft, burglary, safety issues and to contact the security guards in the campus area.