Smartness as an enabler of life

KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has invested in a major push around the topic of smart and sustainable cities.  Smart cities have been discussed for several years, the Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment asks what’s new in the university’s approach. It’s refreshing to talk with Dr Olga Kordas from KTH about the future … Continue reading “Smartness as an enabler of life”

DIY Urbanism: building up Swedish pedal power

In this second blog post from the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment we pick up the theme of DIY Urbanism recently kicked-off, this time looking at what’s happening in Sweden. Is DIY Urbanism taking root in Sweden? “Sweden” Karin Bradley KTH researcher reflects in her campus office, “hasn’t been an early adopter of DIY … Continue reading “DIY Urbanism: building up Swedish pedal power”

The Centre BLOG pre-launch continues with an overview of Stockholm’s transport challenges

Are driverless cars a threat to sustainable cities and transport planning? Jonas Eliasson, KTH professor in transport and Director of the Centre for Transport Studies, used his presentation at the KTH Attractive City workshop to give an overview of transport strategies for attractive cities. As well as examining current concerns such as better public transport, Jonas looks in … Continue reading “The Centre BLOG pre-launch continues with an overview of Stockholm’s transport challenges”