Smarter constructions through innovation in glass and wood
Together we create sustainable growth, better housing and new business opportunities. Innovation is the guiding light for Smart Housing Småland, together with equality and sustainability. Our prioritized areas until 2020 are digitalization, building and housing.
RISE is responsible for the innovation environment in collaboration with a great number of companies all over Småland, the three county administrative boards and provinces, Träcentrum, Linnaeus University and Jönköping University.
The construction industry and property owners have problems with drip-shaped stains and streak marks that cannot be removed from glass surfaces in newly built and re-built/renovated buildings. Due to the difficulty in establishing the underlying causes, disputes sometimes arise between the property owner, building contractor and the glass provider. Concrete run-off is a fairly common […] Read more
The municipality of Kiruna is undergoing a city transformation process which involves moving the entire city, creating a unique opportunity to develop a system for sustainable building of a community. From this opportunity, the idea was born to create a test-bed for lighting. Kiruna has an Arctic climate that varies between cold and dark winter […] Read more
Smart Housing’s management team has increased its knowledge of norm creativity for a more inclusive approach through the Vinnova project “ Norm creativity at Smart Housing Småland to create a norm-creative Vinnväxt initiative”. The project was conducted together with RISE and Linnaeus University. The objective of the project was to increase the understanding of norm-related […] Read more
Building in wood is growing strongly and is part of sustainable societal development. Several modern wooden construction systems are now being developed for industrial building of multi-storey wooden buildings in which glued products are an essential element. The goal of this project is to develop a small-scale method for measuring the behaviour of CLT glued […] Read more
The interest in intelligent, transparent material is growing year by year, such as transparent screens with or without touch-screen functionality, which is one of the newest ways to use laminated films. Traditionally, glass lamination with films has mainly been used for creating security glass, a pane of glass that is more resilient to blows and […] Read more
Smart Housing Småland is an innovation environment led by RISE in close collaboration with Träcentrum, Linnaeus University and Jönköping University. Main financiers are Vinnova, Region Jönköpings län, Region Kalmar County, Region Kronoberg, County Administrative Board Jönköping, County Administrative Board Kalmar and County Administrative Board Kronoberg.