Hammarby Sjöstad is Stockholm’s biggest urban development project for many years

Hammarby Sjöstad is Stockholm’s biggest urban development project for many years

Summary

Hammarby Sjöstad is about: visions for sustainable oriented urban design and architecture a coordinating organization for planning, development and implementation an integrated planning a strong environmental program.

Background and Objective

Sweden is well positioned regarding sustainable urban planning, development and construction with strong tradition of co-operation between planning authorities, architects, consulting engineers, and developers. Hammarby Sjöstad is about: visions for sustainable oriented urban design and architecture a coordinating organization for planning, development and implementation an integrated planning a strong environmental program. Hammarby Sjöstad is Stockholm’s biggest urban development project for many years, is a natural continuation of Stockholm’s inner city, and has shaped sustainable infrastructure, urban planning and design of the buildings. A strong Swedish tradition of co-operation between planning authorities, architects, consulting engineers, and developers provides good opportunities for large-scale solutions for sustainable development. Thousands of decision makers and specialists visit Hammarby Sjöstad every year, making it one of Stockholm’s most important destinations. Total number of developers is 33 developers and 29 architectural firms in total. Financial Investment is public/private: € 0.5 billion public and € 3 billion from private sector.

Innovative Initiative

Integrated planning

Resources devoted to delivery

Know more: http://bygg.stockholm.se/Alla-projekt/hammarby-sjostad/In-english/ ; http://bygg.stockholm.se/Alla-projekt/hammarby-sjostad/In-english/General/ ; http://bygg.stockholm.se/Alla-projekt/norra-djurgardsstaden/In-English/

Region

Europe and Central Asia

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable