In 2022, the population of Stockholm will reach one million people. This requires continous development and innovative and effective urban planning. Currently, there are over 100 active and planned construction projects in and around the city - all with a strong focus on sustainability and the stockholmers of today and tomorrow.
Slussen has served the Stockholmers for over 70 years and has become one of the most historically important junctures in the City. It now needs reconstruction to become a vibrant meeting place with modern traffic solutions.
Hagastaden is one of Stockholm’s largest and most important urban development projects. By 2025, the area between the city of Stockholm and Solna, will be built and developed into an entirely new neighborhood with a mixture of apartments, workplaces, cultural attractions, green areas, world-leading research and highly specialized medical care.
In the northeastern part of the city, adjacent to Frihamnen docks and the nearby residential areas and green spaces, a major urban development project is being built. When finished in 2025, there will be a total of 10,000 homes and 30,000 workspaces here.
Stockholm is growing like never before and sometimes faces challenges of both keeping and developing its unique city character. One of our main priorities is to make sure that Stockholm remains a sustainable city, while offering an attractive and inspiring living and working environment.
To achieve the City’s environmental goals, an efficient cooperation between inhabitants, the private industry, the public sector and many other players is crucial. Environmental and information technology are both key priorities in developing a sustainable society.
Stockholm was the first city to receive the award European Green Capital by the EU Commission in 2010. By presenting good examples and sharing experiences and ideas with other cities, the goal behind the award is to improve the global environment long term.