Norra Sorgenfri: Past and future

Last week we visited Norra Sorgenfri to learn about the neighborhood’s past and the on-going urban redevelopment project transforming the area.

Erik Jönsson, from the Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University, and Johan Pries from the Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU, led the tour. Along came members of the IUR collective, including Marilu Melo Zurita, Visiting Fellow, and Carolina Hicks and Gernot Wieland, the Institute’s current artists in residence.

The FORMAS-funded project Norra Sorgenfri planerat, bebott och problematiserat: Social hållbarhets roll i stadsutvecklingen is currently led by Erik Jönsson (Uppsala University) and include the participation of Johan PriesMattias Qviström and Burcu Yigit Turan from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), and Carina Listerborn and Guy Baeten from Malmö University.