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Albano Resilient Campus
Centre research on urban social-ecological systems has contributed to the design of a new campus area at Stockholm university. The area is located at Albano and is based on the vision of a campus area which is designed in an environmentally friendly manner.
The design vision, entitled Patch Work, is based on more than ten years of urban ecology case studies, findings from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and international green design. The project has generated considerable attention in academia, Swedish politics and the media.
The Patch Work development proposal led to a halt in the ongoing construction work and a full development plan was developed for the Albano area. In 2010 three workshops were held where stakeholders and researchers met to discuss ways to implement the visions of Patch Work.
This resulted in the publication Qbook4 (pdf, 54.7 MB), which is a holistic vision and guide for a new campus development. The Qbook includes the latest techniques in climate smart solutions and metabolic flows, while also including novel design solutions on how to support local social-ecological systems. In 2012, the City Council of Stockholm approved the new development plan, which was based on Qbook4.
Research news | 2018-12-13
Money sent home by migrants can prevent undesired farmland abandonment, as well as the promise of extensive forest regrowth
Research news | 2018-12-09
Amid transitions from swidden agriculture to market-driven oil palm plantations, women remain disadvantaged when it comes to access to land, labour and social capital
Research news | 2018-12-03
Review paper summarizes scholarship of resilience and economics, and projects how management of resilience could benefit sustainability measurement
Research news | 2018-11-28
The seventh in a series of seven "deep dives" looking into the connections between resilience and development
Research news | 2018-11-25
Not enough city dwellers are exposed to nature in cities. That could have serious impacts on their health
Research news | 2018-11-20
The sixth in a series of seven "deep dives" looking into the connections between resilience and development