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.
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.Go to "Hagastaden"
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.Go to "The Stockholm Royal Seaport"
Stockholm is growing rapidly and enjoying a positive stage in its development, where many people are attracted to the city to realize their dreams of a good life. All new Stockholmers need housing, workplaces, commercial services and public services such as schools and pre-schools. The city needs to expand, develop and maintain all infrastructure like streets, power lines, and public transport. The high ambitions within the area of climate and the environment must be matched by efforts for a socially cohesive city.Go to "Sustainable efforts"
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.Go to "The Smart City"
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.Go to "European Green Capital 2010"
Stockholm is growing fast, and to create an attractive and safe city, suburban development is as important as efforts focused on central Stockholm. The City's is to constantly improve housing, commuting and services in all of Stockholm's city districts.Go to "Suburban development"