Sweden and Stockholm has a leading position in the transformation to a climate-adapted society. The city is already a world leader in developing, marketing and implementing new energy and environmental solutions, and this position is to be managed and improved.
Stockholm Royal Seaport is one of the largest urban development areas in northen Europe with 12,000 new homes and 35,000 workplaces. Planning work started in the early 2000s and the new city district will be fully developed around 2030.The area runs along the waterline of the Baltic Sea, lies next door to the Royal National City Park and is just ten minutes away from central Stockholm by bicycle. The industrial site around the gasworks areawill be transformed into an urban district that interacts with port operations and the existing residential areas.The Stockholm Royal Seaport area (Norra Djurgårdsstaden) will feature the characteristics and density of an inner-city neighbourhood, with a broad mix of homes, amenities and businesses, as well as strategic infrastructure and international port traffic.
Reason to Be Selected
Highlights:The three overall environmental targets for Stockholm Royal Seaport are:
•By 2030, Stockholm Royal Seaport is free of fossil fuels
•By 2020, carbon emissions are lower than 1.5 tonnes per person
•Stockholm Royal Seaport is adapted to future changes in climateSwedish systematic thinking contributes to a better environment in the city, as well as quality of life for its residents.
TOPICS | Sweden | EcoCity | Environment
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