Diffusion of Innovations for a Sustainable Built Environment

7.5 credits

The development of a more sustainable built environment requires a wide-spread use of resource-efficient innovations. In order to design effective intervention measures, it is important to understand the process by which innovations are developed and spread in the society, and what affects potential users' decisions. This course includes various theories on diffusion of innovations and their applications to the built environment.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!