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The Western Harbour, Malmö, Sweden

Dr Jennie Sjöholm presents micro-climatic considerations in a Malmö neighbourhood.

Dr Jennie Sjöholm presents how micro-climatic considerations was taken into account when designing the neighbourhood the Western Harbour, in Malmö, Sweden.

Reflect on

Reflect on how the neighbourhood is designed to adapt the micro-climate. How are streets, buildings, and open spaces used to make the area more pleasing in all seasons?


  • Building heights
  • Street patterns
  • Open spaces

Images source: Malmö Stadsarkiv and

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