Carl Bäckstrand

Carl Bäckstrand

Member Organisation : Swedish Architects and Federation of Swedish Innovation Companies

ACADEMIC EDUCATION 2002 Visiting Scholar, Dept of Architecture, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA 1994 Master degree, School of Architecture, Lund University, Sweden 1992 Landscape Dept, School of architecture, Royal Academy of Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark LANGUAGES Swedish, English, Intermediate French EMPLOYMENT White arkitekter AB, 199

POSITION Deputy CEO White arkitekter AB Senior architect, Partner BOARD Member of Board White arkitekter A/S Member of Board Stiftelsen för arkitekturforskning ARQ Member of ACE Board 2022-2023 SELECTED INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS The Hippodrome, Montreal 2021, masterplan in collaboration with Rayside Laboussiere, Ongoing The GoDown Art Center, Nairobi, 2020, Ongoing City hall and Library, Vaudreuil Dorian, Invited competition, 2019 Page 2 / 2 Reinventing cities C40 Montreal, 2019 Invited competition in collaboration with Arup and Rubin & Rotman architects Smart City Challenge, Yellowknife, 2018, Invited competition Luminothérapie Montréal, 2018 International design competition with STGM architects OUH, Odense, 2015-2017 University Hospital, Steering group in collaboration with KHR, and Dall Lindhartsen Bristol Arena, Bristol, 2015 Invited competition, urban planning and indoor arena in collaboration with ARUP New Islington, Manchester 2013 Masterplanning FarRoc, NYC, 2013 International competition, Urban development Garshingen Mensa, Munich, 2012 Invited competition Ecocity Laval, 2012 Masterplan Workshop, design developmen

PROJECTS IN SWEDEN 2012 PQ Kiruna competition, urban development, City of Kiruna 2011 Kv Närlunda, housing Helsingborg, Veidekke 2010 Kv Prion competition, offices and housing, Malmö, Vasakronan Lund Science City, masterplanning, Lund, Lunds kommun och ESS konsortiet 2009 Carlsgatan, competition, urban development Malmö, Jernhusen Adm building Police dept Rosengård, competition Malmö, Skanska H+ ,Urban development, Helsingborg Kvarnholmen, masterplanning, Kalma

Lecture series/Town hall:
Circular Architecture
12:00 h
Day two

Towards a climate neutral building sector supported by an interdisciplinary approach. 

Experiences from Sweden how businesses are pushing for more circular thinking and solid wood solutions to mitigate carbon emissions. Case studies on project and policy level to show the collaborative work with architects, developers, investors, city officials and national policy makers. And what impact the EU taxonomy might have in the future.