• Realising Just Cities
    Through international comparative projects

Latest updates

Urgent need for transformation

The need for transformation is urgent. World leading climate scientists at the IPCC Cities summit in Edmonton last week spoke with one voice, reaching out to city and political leaders around the globe.

Date: 14 Mar

Speaker at EU event in Brussels 

David Simon, Director of Mistra Urban Futures, was a speaker at the workshop on ‘Fostering new synergies and partnerships on sustainable urbanisation’, held at the Stockholm Region’s EU Office in Brussels on Monday 5th March 2018.

Date: 7 Mar

Three voices about the Urban Futures Open Research School

Three participants in Urban Futures Open Research School share their experiences and what it means to have a research perspective on practical work in a municipality.

Date: 7 Mar


Time: 09:00
Location: Sven Hultins gata 6, Göteborg
Time: 14:00
Location: Världskulturmuseet i Göteborg
Time: 16:00
Location: Göteborgs stadsmuseum
Time: 12:00
Location: St Knuts torg, Ystad

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

Swedish regional development is characterised by increasing differences between income, education, health,
This paper shows how sustainable and smart strategies can be implemented in
Ett nytt sätt att tänka på hållbara städer (2017). David Simon (Ed).
Rethinking Sustainable Cities (2018). David Simon (Ed). Mistra Urban Futures
Reconceptualizando las ciudades sostenibles (2018). David Simon (ed). Mistra Urban Futures.

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.