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Press releases

March 8, 2009: How to move a city? International workshop paves the way for a new Swedish service export

On 22 March a unique international gathering kicks off – City Move Interdesign. For two weeks the community of Malmberget in Gellivare municipality will be a global focus as experts from 17 different countries meet to lay the foundation of a new knowledge center.

October 16 2008: EU funding for City Move Interdesign in Gellivare

The European Union’s regional structural funds programme has granted the Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID) SEK 2.9 million for its City Move Interdesign project.

June 25, 2008: Is it possible to use design when relocating a city?

In the northern part of Sweden the mining industry continues to expand and, in certain areas, the ground is crumbling under entire cities. This poses enormous challenges to the survival of such cities and may force their populations to relocate. But is it possible to relocate whilst safeguarding and transferring parts of, or entire societies?...

April 15, 2008: City Move Interdesign - Call for participation 

During the two-week Interdesign workshop, participants will contribute to a challenging yet fun experience that will provide professionals with the opportunity to explore new concepts, as well as network with new people from all over the world in a creative atmosphere...


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Kåkstan - old town in Malmberget


City Move Interdesign is a collaboration between
Organisations behind City Move Interdesign

European Year of Creativity and Innovation

Logotype of Create 2009 - European Year of Creativity and Innovation