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Embassy of SwedenWashington, USA

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EXHIBITION: Urban Challenges

11 Jan 2020 - 23 Feb 2020

According to the UN, 2.5 billion people are expected to live in cities by 2050. This require cities to find new ways to handle the increased demands on natural resources, housing and infrastructure. The Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Agenda 2030, adopted by all UN member states in 2015, call for urgent action.

The exhibition presents some of the social, economic and technological solutions proposed by Sweden to absorb the impact of our rapidly growing urban environment while leaving the environmental legacy next generations deserve.

Come and find out more about Guerilla Crafts, Democratic Architecture and how to create sustainable solutions. You may also try the mixed reality Block Builder application in largescale environments.

Opening hours:
Saturdays & Sundays 12 pm – 5 pm. FREE admission and guide on site. Extended due to popular demand between January 11 - February 23. 

Curated by: The Swedish Institute. Additional partners in the exhibition are Smart City Sweden, Ericsson, UN-Habitat and Architects Sweden.
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Last updated 05 Mar 2019, 3.44 PM