1985

The City of Stockholm promotes new housing in the inner city. To achieve this objective several ways of MILU use have been tried. New houising has been built on top of motorways, railways and on the roof of existing office buildings. Around 1,000 new dwellings were planned and built within the CBD area during 1998-2002. One picture show an example of dwellings on top of a department store. Other examples were parking houses completely or partly replaces with housing.

Another example is Söderleden in the middle of Södermalm, where office and housing blocks have been built 1985-2000 over a motorway, that earlier formed a deep ditch that divided the city in...

Hammarby Sea City was a port and industrial area on both sides of the Hammarby Lake close to Södermalm in the inner city of Stockholm. The distance to the city center is approximately 3 km. The first parts were developed with housing during the eighties. A planning process for the rest of the area started round 1990 and has been carried through in co-operation between the Cities of Stockholm and Nacka and the County Council of Stockholm. A new light rail line will connect the area with the rest of the public transport network to the old suburban line to Saltsjöbaden which will be upgraded to the same standard with a junction node in the area.

Around 6 000 housing...