Kristina L Nilsson is architect SAR/ MSA, Professor emerita of Architecture, Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Board member of the National Renovation Center and Swedish representative in the Nordic Planning Research Network PLANNORD.
Kristinas research interest is within spatial planning and planning processes for long-term sustainable urban development. She has led research projects in spatial planning, urban design and construction/ reconstruction adapted to changes and seasonal variations in the climate, energy efficiency of cultural-historical buildings and the conservation of architectural and cultural historical values in renovation and reconstruction. She has long experience both as a researcher and as a professional practitioner. Kristina has good contacts with several universities/ universities in Sweden through an academic degree from Chalmers, a doctorate from KTH, as well as having previously worked at Spatial Planning at Blekinge Institute of Technology and Landscape Architecture at SLU-Ultuna. Kristina was president of the European Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) in 2010-2012 and was dep. leader of the Centre of Excellense in Attractive Built Environment.