• Annual Report 2017
    Learn about how we contributed to realising fair, green and accessible cities in our Annual Report

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Together for new knowledge

What happens when people who work with complex urban problems on a daily basis and researchers who highlight such challenges in their doctoral studies come together and learn from each other? Two that knows are Alexandra Westin and Lisa Örberg, thanks to Mistra Urban Futures Open Research School.

Date: 18 Apr

The value of culture in urban development

In recent years, several projects on culture have been carried out within Mistra Urban Futures. Case studies that show the value of the culture, the development of analyses and strategies have led to that culture now can be more easily integrated into the urban planning process.

Date: 17 Apr

Mistra Urban Futures Annual Report 2017

Realising Just Cities is an ambitious enterprise. To undertake such an initiative takes courage, an open mind and a strong sense of necessity. 2017 was an important year within Mistra Urban Futures, learn all about how we contributed to realising fair, green and accessible cities in our Annual Report.

Date: 13 Apr


Time: 14:00
Location: University of Sheffield, Diamond Lecture Theatre 7
Time: 09:00
Location: Future Cities Catapult
Time: 17:00
Location: Göteborgs stadsmuseum
Time: 14:30
Location: Gustav-Stresemann-Institut, Bonn

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

This paper traces two dominant approaches to state-led spatial transformation evident in
Informal settlement dwellers are disproportionately affected by ill health, violence and many
A unique project by Mistra Urban Futures to test the draft targets
It is my belief that participatory processes can lead to positive transformations

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.