Göran Lindahl

Göran Lindahl is an architect and Professor at Chalmers University of Technology in Goteborg, Sweden, Adjunct Associate Professor of Tampere University of Technology in Tampere, Finland and visiting professor at Politecnico di Milano. He has 35 years’ experience working across academia and the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) sector, among this e.g. 8 years with the City of Gothenburg facilities planning department. Dr Lindahl is Director of the Center for Healthcare Architecture (CVA) where he focuses on the planning of hospitals and other healthcare facilities through his understanding of health care processes and the strategies of the facility providers. Integrating approaches and trans disciplinary research is a strong aspect of his work. Previous projects include evaluations of usability of hospital in Sweden and abroad, and educational aspects of clinical and non-clinical environments. He is currently involved with projects concerning design dialogues, maternity wards, health promotion in hospitals, real estate issues related to demographic changes, housing for elderly and information management in healthcare construction projects. Dr Lindahl author of 150+ publications, a keen reviewer and engaged in development of knowledge and evidence relevant to practice.