Smart city and built environment

Riksbyggen Positive Footprint Housing

Gothenburg, Sweden


Riksbyggen, Johanneberg Science park, Chalmers, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg Energi, City of Gothenburg, and the Research Institute of Sweden


Smart housing technology

An interdisciplinary research project about innovative sustainable housing and urban development in a real-world environment. 132 apartments are participating and testing relevant technologies.

What was tested

Building technology

Testbed purpose

The aim is to increase environmental, social and economic sustainability, and gaining insights and lessons on these issues.


Real-world urban environments

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Address market failures or grand challenges

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