The Emancipation of Destruction – Transforming Gällivare (Suède)

  title={The Emancipation of Destruction – Transforming G{\"a}llivare (Su{\`e}de)},
  author={Linus Godet},
Gallivare is a remote city in the middle of the northern Swedish wilderness. The city was established as iron ore was found in the ground just over a century ago. Until the 60's the mining industry and the city grew together in what seemed to be a perfect symbiosis. But as times changed and the industry had to adapt to a globalized market and bigger production volumes, the symbiosis was broken. The mines started expanding at a much higher speed, and the same industry that once founded the city… CONTINUE READING