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The dream of social planning that counteracts segregation

Those of us who work with sustainability issues have for a long time heard that - "we have to work more across sectors!" Still, it is often extremely difficult to get it to work in practice. But now the management for social and built environment in the Gothenburg region have actually begun working together in a joint social sustainability task force. Why?

Date: 14 Feb

Two books and a special issue

The publishing of wo co-authored books and a special edition journal were celebrated by the Sheffield Methods Institute, Urban Institute and Mistra Urban Futures in Sheffield 30 January.

Date: 2 Feb

Former Minister to head Mistra Urban Futures’ Board

We are happy to announce that Anna Johansson, member of the Swedish Parliament and from 2014-2017 Minister of Infrastructure, is the new Chair of Mistra Urban Futures’ Board of Directors.

Date: 31 Jan


Time: 14:00
Location: Mistra Urban Futures
Time: 11:30
Location: Länsstyrelsen Västra Götaland
Time: 13:15
Location: Bergsjöns kyrka
Time: 11:30
Location: Länsstyrelsen Västra Götalands län

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

Under åren 2013–2016 genomfördes forskningsprojektet Värdering av ekosystemtjänster av urban grönska1 med
Populations are becoming more urban than rural, creating concentrated areas with high
Hållbar urbanisering har blivit ett viktigt ämne i debatten, inom forskningen och
This paper contributes to the burgeoning literature on the role of academic–practice
Nature is not something separated from the city. With this in mind,

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.