Background and activities

Dr. Martina Maria Keitsch is Associate Professor in Sustainable Design at the Department of Product Design since 2011. She is also PhD Program Leader at the Department of Product Design, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, NTNU, and Project Leader of the NRC financed project: The Medical Home (Welfare Technology).


Keitsch has worked for over eighteen years in the sustainable development field, mainly with eco design, and -architecture, urban planning and stakeholder inclusion.  From 1997-2004 she also worked with eco-technology at the Programme for Industrial Ecology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.


Keitsch is a member of several Scientific Committees, board member of the International Sustainable Development Research Society and she has been Guest-editor of two special issues for the Journal “Sustainable Development”. Keitsch is teaching Bachelor- Master- and PhD students and has published several articles on the topics above. Recent publications cover: Sustainability and Public Space, Waste Management and the Role of Stakeholders, Sustainable Design and Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation through Low carbon-city design.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications