• A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, A, 2-4-042

    2450 København SV


1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Teaching profile

Kim's primary interests are innovation and process development. In particular, he focuses on matters concerning the role of the client, life cycle costing (LCC) and sustainability. He is heavily involved in the sustainable certification scheme DGNB and responsible for the development of the LCCbyg tool for calculating the life cycle costs of buildings. Kim is theoretically broadly rooted in a socio-technical tradition and works with both qualitative and quantitative methods. Examples of previously supervised graduation projects and censoring assignments include:
- Implementing sustainable initiatives in a public client organization
- Innovation partnerships as driver of a sustainable transformation of the socio-technical regime of construction
- Innovation and knowledge management systems in Rockwool
- Knowledge management in consulting engineering
- Innovation and technology platforms in industrial companies
- Digitization strategy in consulting engineering
- Breaking up the construction value chain - architectural firms' strategies and positioning
- Data integration across digital tools in design practice

Research profile

Kim Haugbølle conducts advisory services to the government, undertakes teaching, and develops research-based knowledge to improve the built environment. He has authored or co-authored close to 250 publications on the role of the construction client focusing on innovation, procurement, building performance, life cycle economics and sustainable design. Kim Haugbølle is an experienced writer of publications covering both popular and professional texts as well as texts in both Danish and English.

Administrative profile

Since 2017, Kim Haugbølle has been a member of the Academic Council at the Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG) at Aalborg University. He was previously a member of the Academic Council at the Danish Building Research Institute (SBi) in the period 2008-16.

Kim has been Chairman from 2017 and Member since 2014 of the Bibliometric Research Indicator Committee 45 on system and technology development, service development and facilities management, and construction management.

In 2011, Kim co-founded the Nordic association CREON (Construction Researchers on Construction Management and Economics in the Nordic region). He is a member of the board and treasurer.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Institut for Planlægning, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)


MSc (CivEng), Instituttet for Anlægsteknik, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)


BSc (PolSc), Institut for Statskundskab, Københavns Universitet


External positions

Secretariat Director, Byggeriets Udviklingsråd (Danish Building Development Council)


PhD student, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Institut for Planlægning



  • Construction
  • construction management
  • innovation management
  • life cycle costing

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Research Output

). LCCbyg nyhedsbrev: Ny enklere beta-version af LCCbyg testes nu. Maj 2020

Haugbølle, K., 19 May 2020

Research output: Other contributionCommunication

LCCbyg version 3.0.12

Haugbølle, K., Scheutz, P., Wahedi, H. & Sørensen, N. L., 31 Jan 2020

Research output: Non-textual formComputer programmeCommissioned

Ny version af LCCbyg ude nu

Haugbølle, K., 31 Jan 2020

Research output: Other contributionCommunication

Analyse af erfaringer fra den danske test af Level(s): Sammenfatning

Birgisdottir, H., Haugbølle, K. & Aggerholm, S., 2019, Dansk test af Level(s) - en fælles europæisk dokumentationsmetode for bæredygtigt byggeri: Analyse af erfaringer og anbefalinger til videreudvikling og implementering af Level(s) - resumé. Danske Arkitektvirksomheder, p. 4-14 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingReport chapterCommunication

Open Access
26 Downloads (Pure)

Construction productivity revisited: towards measuring performance of construction output

Haugbølle, K., Larsen, J. N. & Nielsen, J., 17 Jun 2019, In : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 26, 5, p. 794-813 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
  • 77 Downloads (Pure)


    Årets Underviser 2019

    Haugbølle, Kim (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Educational prizes

    CIB Programme Committee Commendation 2013

    Haugbølle, Kim (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

    'CIB Programme Committee Commendation 2007'

    Haugbølle, Kim (Recipient), 1 Jan 2008

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

    Certificate of Appreciation

    Haugbølle, Kim (Recipient), 1996

    Prize: Conference prizes


    LCC-kursus for DGNB-auditorer

    Kim Haugbølle (Lecturer)

    24 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    Evaluering af den frivillige bæredygtighedsklasse (FBK)

    Kim Haugbølle (Lecturer)

    11 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    Økonomisk kvalitet

    Kim Haugbølle (Lecturer)

    10 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    Minikursus i totaløkonomisk analyse

    Kim Haugbølle (Lecturer)

    15 May 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies