Kiruna

Moving Kiruna: A community reinventing its city

Moving Kiruna: A community reinventing its city – Event Details Krister Lindstedt, Architect SAR/MSA, Partner, White Arkitekter Chaired by Lesley Riddoch Supported by the Scottish Government 8 March 2016 – 18.00 – 20.00 Scottish Storytelling Centre High Street Edinburgh The city of Kiruna in the north of Sweden is about to undergo one of the biggest urban transformations of our time. Due to land deformation caused by mining activity the entire city must be relocated approximately two miles east over the course of the next century. The relocation is a huge challenge, provoking anxiety and anticipation among the 18,200 citizens. But it is also an unparalleled opportunity for Kiruna to transform itself into a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable city. ...Read More

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