Sweden to Move Its Whole City to a New Location
Published By : 25 May 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH
In order to cope with the growing needs of China for raw materials, the mining town that is 90 miles to the north of the Arctic Circle is expected to be the cutting-edge Tomorrowland, as it is getting ready to move the residents, buildings, and also wooden church that is at least a century-old to a new location, which will be some miles away.
KirunaTidningen editor, Kjell Torma pointed out the red brick apartment and stated that these would be the first that will go. So if anyone needs a cheap kitchen fan or some radiators, then one should get in there.
In a span of 10 years, Kiruna officials has made plans to demolish these apartments and majority of the other buildings in the mentioned town, which has around 18,000 residents and further rebuild all these houses around three miles away. This is the part of a goal of US $375 million project, which will make a way for the expansion of a huge iron mine, owing to the demand from mainland China has immediately made some extraction here and is worth the whole investment.
However, the officials are not going to construct any replica of the Kiruna, which was founded in the 1900 and which is known as the most northerly town in the whole Sweden. Along with the funding from the state-owned mining company of Sweden Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB), the officials in the city focus to create the most environmentally friendly cities in the whole Europe.
The new Kiruna, which will be designed by the White Architects of Stockholm, will be featuring a car route of seven-mile-long cable to aid the pedestrians in avoiding the deep snow.