Arctic Five Chair Agatino Rizzo was invited to a panel discussion within the conference “Stad i norr” held on August 19, 2022.
The conference Stad i norr was organized by Umeå University and The Institute of Urban History at Stockholm University where Agatino Rizzo, an Arctic Five Chair in architecture and planning at Luleå University of Technology, was invited to a panel discussion
The title of the panel was “Staden som ideal” and it reflected on the state of Swedish northern cities and their future. Some of the topics touched by Agatino were Arctic city ideals, urban futures, and urban sustainability questions.
The panel included Lars Westin (CERUM), Therese Kreisel (Skellefteå), and Katrin Holmqvist Sten (UMU, Moderator). To the conference participated also Andrea Luciani and Jennie Sjöholm with a paper titled Booms and Busts, Growth and Decline: The Urban History of Swedish Arctic Mining Towns.