Riikka Kyrö

Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Management


  • Sustainability, Real Estate, Built Environment


Riikka has a decade of research experience from the field of sustainable real estate, coupled with over 5 years in the industry. Motivated by the substantial environmental impact of the built environment, Riikka is passionate about bringing research findings into action. Recently, she has studied adaptability, modularity, and co-location, all of which hold potential for making real estate more sustainable. Testing how well these solutions align with the principles of Circular Economy is her most current research interest.


Riikka has experience with undergraduate and graduate level teaching and supervision at Aalto University in Finland. Her studies in Higher Education pedagogy have sparked an interest to try out different student-centered methods in Real Estate teaching. At LTH, she is responsible for the courses VFTN60 Real Estate Business and VFTN65 Methods in Real Estate Economics and Management (shared course responsibility).

Societal impact

Riikka acts as the Editor-in-Chief for the Nordic Journal of Surveying and Real Estate Research (NJSR). She is also a Topic Editor for MDPI's Sustainability.

Recent research outputs

Saija Toivonen, Anahita Rashidfarokhi & Riikka Kyrö, 2021, In: Futures. 129, 102734.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riikka Kyrö, 2020, Research papers for the 19th EuroFM Research Symposium. EuroFM, p. 15-24

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

R. K. Kyrö, 2020, WSBE 20 - World Sustainable Built Environment - Beyond2020 2-4 November 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden. 4 ed. Vol. 588. 042034. (IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

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