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Hyllie – A Holistic Approach in Urban Planning

With an ambition to be a low-carbon city powered by 100% renewable energy by 2030, Malmö, Sweden keeps setting new targets to achieve its sustainability agenda. In this context, under a public-private partnership starting in 2011, the City of Malmö, VA SYD and E.ON have joined forces to transform Hyllie to become the Öresund region’s most climate-smart city district and a global reference for sustainable urban development. This article has shown their inspiring and holistic approach in urban planning. Hyllie is truly a laboratory to experiment exhaustive list of elements that define a sustainable city.

The case study was published by the City of Malmö at Sustainable City Development portal (2015).

Photo by Magnus Franzén / CC BY-NC

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