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Sweco plans and designs the sustainable communities and cities of the future. The results of our work are sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and qualitative industry & energy projects. With 17,000 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world.

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Building resilience: being young and getting old in a hotter Europe

We are seeing examples of more extreme weather conditions than ever before. The most threatening one for our most vulnerable citizens, the very young and the elderly, is heat. As the density of our cities increases and the elderly population continues to grow, we are challenged to design urban environments that will be resilient to extreme heat and prolonged heatwaves. We will have to apply the design principles of building social and physical structures for both a 2-year-old and a 80-year-old person, to provide safe, liveable and enjoyable environments.

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