October 22, 2010, 11am PDT
Two industrial design students at Lund University noticed that despite a new law requiring bike helmets in Sweden, many people refused to wear them. They've invented a stylish cowl that inflates on impact just like an airbag.
March 5, 2010, 5am PST
The Swedish, apparently, long for community. Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture has proposed a redesign for an abandoned sanitarium, turning it into a green, multi-family community.
November 13, 2009, 1pm PST
In Stockholm, Sweden, a new group calling themselves YIMBY 'Yes in My Backyard' is promoting a vision of a dense, dynamic city.
The Christian Science Monitor - Global News Blog
September 30, 2009, 8am PDT
Stockholm's congestion charge is not only reducing traffic and greenhouse gas emissions, it's also increasing sales of alternative fuel vehicles.
August 20, 2009, 8am PDT
This oped takes on American street design and blames it for causing countless road injuries and deaths.
June 4, 2009, 10am PDT
This piece from <em>Wired</em> looks at the Swedish mining town of Kiruna that is literally picking itself up and moving.
May 30, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Household sewage is currently fueling cars in Sweden, and has for years. But Swedish industry has given up on the idea, investing in ethanol-based gasoline.</p>
International Herald Tribune