Background and activities

Tore Haugen is professor in architectural management and facilities management at Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, NTNU .

Tore Haugen is professor in architectural management and facilities management at NTNU – The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Architectural Design and Management. Haugen was full time employed dean of Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art August 2005 – July 2013.

Haugen finished his doctor degree at NTNU in 1990, combined with studies at the University of California, Berkeley and at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 

His main professional interest lies within project management and facilities management, and he has been responsible for a number of large scale research and development projects. He has been an active member of several international organizations, chairing a number of conferences and has had many positions of honor in ISO, CIB, EuroFM and in many national organizations. He has published more than 80 international publications, acted as external examiner for a high number of international doctoral dissertations and evaluation committees. Haugen has been main or co-supervisor for 15 doctoral students, and initiated and established two new master programs at NTNU.
In 2016, professsor Tore Haugen received the best reviewer reward at the CIB World Building Congress WBC16, May 30 - June 3, 2016  in Tampere, Finland   
In May 2017 the CIB Programme Committee appointed Prof Dr Ing Tore Haugen as New Coordinator of the CIB Commission W070 -Facilities Management and Maintenance.
Member of the expert panel in the Research Assessment Exercise of Tampere University of Technology in June 2017 (TUT RAE 2017).


1975-1979         Norwegian Institute of Technology, Bygg
1987-1990         Norwegian Institute of Technology, Most course exams at UC Berkeley, USA.
Visiting Scholar/professor:     
University of Karlsruhe, Germany 1984, University of Berkeley / Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA 1986-1987, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm 1989, Stanford University, Centre for Integrated Facilities Engineering, 2004-2005 (part time).
2005-                Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
2002-                Professor, Department of Architectural Design and Management
1992-2002        Professor, Department of Building Technology, NTH / NTNU
1996-1999         Project director, SiB – The Integrated Building Process
1994-1996         Head of Department of Building Technology (also head 2001-2002)
1990-1992         Division manager SINTEF Architecture and Building technology
1980-1990         Researcher SINTEF Architecture and Building technology
Major research and development projects (selected):
  •   During the periode1982 – 1994 as a researcher and manager at SINTEF Architecture and Building Technology responsible for a number of research projects in the area of Energy Conservation in the built environment and Building maintenance and modernization.
  •  Project director for SIB- The Integrated Building Process 1996-1999. SIB was a multidisciplinary large R&D-project jointly funded by the Norwegian Research Council and four key players in the Norwegian building and construction industry: ABB Installation AS, IGP AS, L.A. Lund AS and Veidekke ASA. Total budget 64 million NOK. NTNU was the academic partner in the project.
  • International R&D co-operation within Architectural Management and Facilities Management with Chalmers, KTH, CFM - Salford University, HUT, TU Delft, Lafayette, Paris, TU München.
  •  In 2001 Haugen established the Norwegian Centre for Real Estate and Facilities Management at NTNU ( The activity has led to the development of two new master programs offered at NTNU from 2005 and a number of R&D projects the area of Facilities Management and Real Estate.


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


  • Haugen, Tore; Sæbøe, Olav Egil; Foss, Margrethe. (2020) Eiendomsforvaltning. Facility management. Fagbokforlaget. 2020. ISBN 9788245033021.
  • Lindkvist, Carmel Margaret; Temeljotov Salaj, Alenka; Collins, Dave; Bjørberg, Svein; Haugen, Tore. (2019) Urban Facilities Management in Smart Cities. 2019. ISBN 978-962-367-821-6.