One of the systems for construction verification in Sweden, are the so called eurocodes (European construction standards). Here you can read about their areas of application.
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This is the English translation of Boverket´s Building Regulations, for informative purposes. Please note that the Building Regulations (BBR) are often updated. This version, BBR 26 BFS 2018:4, is not the latest version.
Boverket's general recommendations (2015:1) on open space for play and time spent outdoors in after-school centres, preschools, schools or similar establishments
This is general recommendations for chapter 8, Section 9 second paragraph, Section 10 and 11 of the Planning and Building Act (2010:900), PBL.
Densification is not only about building housing. It is also about creating a good built environment for the people who live, work and spend time in the city. Supplementation is intended to create added value, while at the same time making good use of existing values and qualities.
The Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning’s general recommendations on the analytical design of a building’s fire protection, BBRAD
The statute contains general recommendations on the analytical design of a building’s fire protection. The general recommendations in the statute can be applied to verify analytical design pursuant to Boverkets building regulations (BBR) Section 5:112.
The Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning’s mandatory provisions and general recommendations for temporary accommodation facilities, ATA
The statute contains mandatory provisions and general recommendations on adjustments and deviations from the requirements on new construction, reconstruction and other alterations to buildings for temporary accommodation facilities.
This translation covers Planning and Building Act (2010:900) including amendments up to SFS 2018:1370 and Planning and Planning and Building Ordinance (2011:338) including amendments up to SFS 2018:1390.
Government bill 2013/14:174 stated that it should not be the individual building contractor or owner who assesses whether it is cost-effective to install individual meters; instead Boverket should make a general assessment. Boverket was therefore commissioned to examine whether individual metering and charging is a cost-effective investment, and to specify in which cases metering systems for heating, cooling and domestic hot water should be installed in buildings.
The urban treasures in this report show some of the results and experiences from the projects that were awarded funding. Let these treasures inspire your own work with sustainable urban development!
The purpose of the vision is to present objectives for Sweden's future. On basis of the one hundred national goals, that relate to physical social planning. In order to attain the goals set for a sustainable society by the year 2050 we have to see where Sweden ought to be in the year 2025.