Riikka Kyrö

Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Management


  • Sustainability, Real Estate, Built Environment


Riikka has 10 years 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 VFTN40 Real Estate Finance and VFTN25 Seminars in Real Estate Science (shared responsibility).

Societal impact

Riikka acts as the Editor-in-Chief for the Nordic Journal of Surveying and Real Estate Research (NJSR).

Recent research outputs

Riikka Kyrö, 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Riikka Kyrö, Jylhä, T. & Peltokorpi, A., 2019, In : Facilities. 37, 1/2, p. 75-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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