A Sustainable Urban District

The overall objectives for Stockholm Royal Seaport is to meet the city's growing housing needs and to be a model for sustainable urban development. This is done by converting former industrial land into an attractive and vibrant neighborhood with at least 12 000 flats and 35 000 new jobs where innovative environmental technologies are promoted.

Prize for best sustainable urban development project

In competition with other urban development projects around the world, Stockholm and Stockholm Royal Seaport received an awardfor the best sustainable urban development project. The award was presented at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a network con- necting more than 80 ofthe world's megacities. The award is proof that Stockholm is an interna- tional leader in sustain- able urban development.