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Failure Lunch with award winning Alejandro Aravena

On 22 November 2017 a Failure Lunch, a public forum where failures and lessons learned from failures are shared, was held with this years’ winner of the Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development Alejandro Aravena and the Do-Tank firm Elemental.

Date: 4 Dec

Wild Poethics – New doctoral thesis

“Nature is not something separated from the city”. That is the first sentence in chapter 1 in Anna Maria Orrú’s newly published doctoral thesis Wild Poethics – Exploring relational and embodied practices in urban-making.

Date: 4 Dec

Learning from Kisumu

New railway community development, Khaleb the bookseller, waste actors, new models for sustainability – all parts of Mistra Urban Futures’ International Conference in Kisumu in November.

Date: 22 Nov


Time: 11:30
Location: Mötesplats Backa-Brunnsbo

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

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,
This paper analyses recent shifts in urban sustainability discourse and practice through
South African cities have focused on sustainability as a policy and strategic

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.