Preschool Takes Holistic Approach to Sustainable and Circular Thinking
Ronneby municipality is investing in Cradle to Cradle® as a method to achieve a circular economy, healthy materials, diversity and renewable energy. The method has been implemented in Hulta preschool, creating an environment of conscious material choices together with a stimulating outdoor environment and teaching.
Stormwater Management Makes Stockholm Royal Seaport a Resilient Model
Stockholm Royal Seaport (Norra Djurgårdsstaden) has developed a comprehensive, integrated stormwater system that purifies and slows storm water and meltwater before it is released into the sea.
The system connects green roofs and rooftop gardens with ponds, open storm drain water, surface water drains and urban greenery.
Stormwater Research Centre Is Brimming with New Ideas
‘Drizzle’ is a centre of excellence committed to high-quality R&D in pioneering stormwater solutions that address several challenges: minimising pollution loads on receiving waters; minimising the risk of urban flooding; and taking advantage of the opportunities offered by stormwater run-off.
Developing Cutting-Edge Fossil-Free District Heating at a Lower Temperature
The new district of Brunnshög in the city of Lund will be home to the world’s largest LTDH network (low-temperature district heating). The heating network is based almost entirely on fossil-free surplus heat recovered from MAX IV, another of Lund’s many innovative facilities.
KTH Live-In Lab – Sustainable Urban Development and Digitalisation
KTH Live-In Lab is a platform for accelerated innovation in the real-estate sector with a focus on digitalisation and sustainability. The purpose of KTH Live-In Lab is to reduce lead times between research results and market introduction.
BRF Viva – Housing with Minimum Climate Footprint
Brf Viva was Sweden’s most sustainable and innovative housing project when it was built. Its many smart solutions in energy efficiency and building materials, as well as pioneering trialling of new ideas, make Viva an instructive and inspirational sustainable-living housing development.
Vallastaden – a Model for Sustainable Planning of Cities and Districts
Vallastaden is an unusual city district whose new model for planning and building has led to an urban environment centred around the residents. With its strong focus on social, ecological and economic sustainability, Vallastaden is an inspiring example for future urban development.
Urban ICT Arena – Testbeds for digitalisation in an urban environment
Urban ICT Arena is a co-creation hub in Kista Science City, one of the world’s leading ICT clusters, that believes in the importance of cooperation in meeting the goals set out in the UN’s Agenda 2030. Urban ICT Arena provides tools for ICT companies and the public sector to overcome tomorrow’s challenges today.
H22 City Expo Showcases Big Ambitions for Building a Smarter City
Helsingborg’s international H22 City Expo in 2022, along with its preparatory work, is an ambitious investment that aims to lead the way to smarter, more sustainable urban life and planning. The goal is for Helsingborg to be one of Europe’s most innovative cities in 2022.