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Theoretical method and policy documents

SymboCity Tools and Methods
This publication contains a collection of methods and tools to be used in urban planning, development, and management using the SymbioCity approach. We hope that you will find them useful in promoting sustainable and inclusive urban development in your city.
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Implementing Agenda 2030 through SymbioCity
This publication summarizes experiences and provides links to further resources for anyone wanting to make use of the approach. It is meant to provide inspiration and tools for other cities wishing to embark on the journey to sustainability.
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The SymbioCity Approach
The main SymbioCity publication explains the conceptual framework with methods, tools and process-oriented support to urban development.
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SCA summary
A summarized version of the main SymbioCity publication that explains the conceptual framework with methods, tools and process-oriented support to urban development.
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SC Brochure
A brief explanatory brochure of SymbioCity as a method and how it is used to foster inclusive and sustainable cities globally.
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Developing sustainable cities in Sweden
An introduction to Sweden and Swedish experiences in the field of sustainable urban development, with special emphasis on local and regional government levels.
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Step-by-step guiding tools

Thematic modules
Thematic guidance on how to include gender, urban poverty reduction, participation and local economic development in SymbioCity projects.
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Process guide
A guiding manual on the SymbioCity process which offers detailed guidelines, practical advice, methods and tools to carry out a SymbioCity project.
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Placemaking guide
This guide for placemaking is created to guide communities in how to create good and successful public spaces.
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Get Started Move Forward
Provides guidelines for city leaders on facilitating sustainable urban development.
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Guidelines for USRs
Recommendations, instructions and templates for cities and experts that want to carry out an USR
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14 smart ways to create public spaces
This publication highlights current public space efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa and reveals a broad range of projects, methods and initiators.
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Gender Mainstreaming in Sustainable Urban Development
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Project reports

SymbioCity Indonesia
A description of the SymbioCity project in Indonesia with a collection of stories, reflections and opinions.
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Planning Our Towns - A toolkit for inclusive urban development in Kenya
This toolkit offers guidelines for integrating an inclusive, participatory and holistic perspective into urban planning and development in Kenya.
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Transversalización de género en el desarrollo urbano sostenible
El folleto comparte métodos y ejemplos de cómo se puede transversalizar género en el desarrollo urbano sostenible.
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