Project Director
Knowledge Centre for Housing Economics

About The Knowledge Centre for Housing Economics

The Knowledge Centre for Housing Economics is a project established by the strategic foundation Realdania, see

The initiative was originally established for the period 2009-2012, but has been prolonged until the end of 2022. The task is to create a better understanding of and debate about the problems and challenges facing the Danish housing economy. The background for the initiative is the international economic crisis, which has hit the Danish housing market hard and caused substantial falls in housing prices and wealth.

About Curt Liliegreen

After graduating from Copenhagen University with an MSc in Economics, Curt Liliegreen worked at the Danish Contractors Association, where he became chief economist (from 1988 to 2002). He was then appointed CEO at the Benchmark Centre for the Danish Construction Sector from 2002-2007, before becoming advisor to the management in the Realdania foundation (2007-2009) and project director for the Knowledge Centre for Housing Economics (from 2010 to present).

He also works as expert evaluator for the EU Commission on FP7 and Horizon 2020 with regard to the built environment, especially sustainability and circular economy.


Jun 20

Thursday, June 20, 2019

PANEL: Conversions And Modularity – The Value Of Flexibility

13:45 – 14:40
UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Københav

With an industry that remains focused on bricks and mortar, what role can modular and convertible buildings play, for example in the demand for offices and residential? Has technology now made a flexible approach possible…