Sweden demonstrated a true commitment to the fourth World Urban Forum in Nanjing by sending a delegation of more than 200 people from national government, government agencies, municipalities, universities and private sector. Here is the report.
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Regulations and recommendations on accessibility and in public spaces, and constructions other than buildings.
There are several factors that have an influence on the increasing housing prices. Higher incomes are the strongest factor, because it leads to a stronger demand – with raising prices as a result. Even the living closeness have an effect on prices, as well as expected price increase and terms of lending.
Knowledge about the history of the Swedish system of municipal nonprofit housing is crucial to the current debate about the role and future tasks of the municipal housing companies. This paper is a reprint of the original version from Boverket.
This publication gives examples of planning methods that can be used to include the security and gender equality aspects in planning. It is one of three independent booklets that together consider security from a gender equality perspective.
Adaptation through planning and construction can help to reduce the negative effects of climate change, such as flooding, landslides, landslips, and erosion. The brochure provides guidance and support to for example propertyowners, developers and officials in municipalities and the state.
If you are a manufacturer of construction products, you are responsible that your products meet the existing regulations. From 1 July 2013, construction products covered by a harmonised standard must have a declaration of performance and CE marking to be sold within the EU.
How great are the risks on the housing market, and do they change over time? An important housing choice that we all have to make is whether to rent or buy. We choose what kind of risk we are willing to take.
Apart from the fact that it is obligatory, the energy performance certification offers you, as a building owner, a number of positive aspects. For example, it gives you recommendations for cost-effective improvement that will contribute to the well-being of both you and your building.
Gender equality means that women and men are of equal value and have the same rights, obligations and opportunities. In practice, gender equality integration is often about looking at the own operation with new eyes. This booklet is the first of three that together consider gender from a security perspective.