Posts Tagged ‘Stockholm’

Universal Basic Income: who’s laughing now?

A few years ago, many cities would have laughed at the idea of introducing a Universal Basic Income. Fast forward to today, and the concept is being tested in neighbourhoods and cities across the EU, from Barcelona and Copenhagen to Stockholm and Utrecht. The Catalan Joke As a Scot, I’ve given my various Catalan friends [...]

By Eddy Adams, on March 10th, 2017 at 13:15

What’s art got to do with it? 4 reasons why sustainable cities need artists and cultural institutions on board

Bristol’s Park Street turned into a 90-meter water slide, Photo by Luke Jerram It all started with a water slide, on a sunny Sunday morning two years ago. Over 65.000 people stood in Bristol’s Park Street to watch the lucky 360 go head-first down the 90-meter slide. The installation by the British artist Luke Jerram [...]

By Ania Rok, on March 30th, 2016 at 13:48

Stockholm, first European Green Capital : a model for other cities ?

The 2009 URBACT Annual Conference was held in Stockholm. Let us take the opportunity to look at this City which is often seen as a green model for other European cities. In 2010 the capital of Sweden will be the first European city to celebrate its status as European Green Capital. The new European Green Capital Award [...]

By URBACT, on November 30th, 2009 at 18:38