Department of the Built Environment

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    Thomas Manns Vej 23

    9220 Aalborg Øst


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Head of Department: Lars Pico Geerdsen

The research at The Department of the Built Environment provides knowledge and solutions to the improvement of building and the built environment, combining knowledge about users, building, city, environment, civil engineering and infrastructure. Our research is done both nationally and internationally in close collaboration with companies, organizations and public institutions in the construction sector.

The department's research is based on 5 research divisions.

The research is supported by the department's Laboratories and BUILD Department Secretariat.


  • Construction

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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Collaborations from the last five years

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