How Stockholm is building for social integration

Stockholm is the fastest-growing capital in Europe, and as the population increases so does demand for housing and public infrastructure. There’s much to be done to make sure this growth is positive. From building more homes to imbuing neglected neighbourhoods with a sense of community, steps must be taken to accommodate for the expansion.

Building for better social integration is one of the key future challenges that the city is focusing on. It’s been a priority for Stockholm-based urban planning consultant, Mia Lundström, for several years now - and something she is working to improve throughout the city.

“Without social integration, people don’t meet each other or come to understand different cultures. This leads to conflict, which in turn causes a lot of damage both financially and on a personal level.”

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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