Buildings & Construction

News:   Urban innovations. Urbanization, population growth and economic growth in emerging countries are making demands on more efficient and sustainable infrastructure solutions.

Tackling the most important issues in the Buildings & Construction industry

Creating sustainable environments where growing populations can live, work and move around is challenging. Trelleborg’s long-lasting solutions are designed to maximize life of infrastructure, while minimizing disruption.

Meet the urbanization challenges

Rapid urbanization requires solutions to make densely populated environments more comfortable and environmentally friendly. Lack of space forces cities to grow upwards, and ever-higher skyscrapers bring new and urgent issues to solve. You have to consider noise management and keeping emissions low. At the same time, it’s important that disruption is minimized during infrastructure repairs.

Enjoy sustainability and profitability

Facing climate change and striving to reach the ambitious goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement, sustainability is a key focus when you design buildings, and water and sanitation supply networks. Smart sealing solutions are needed to create pleasant interior climate and reduce needs for maintenance, lowering the overall life cycle cost and carbon footprint of a construction. In addition, watertight water networks need to ensure that not a drop of water goes to waste or cause damage to the infrastructure through leakage.


From desert to forest - Minister for Foreign Affairs saw the result

News:  The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde, visited the Forest. It was during her time as the Minister for Trade that Sweden’s Expo journey began in 2017. Last time she was at the pavilion it was only desert.

Nordic piano concert for peace

News:  A peace concert with piano music from the Nordic countries was held at the Swedish pavilion, as part of the “Nordic Piano Music Week” at Expo . “The special thing with visiting Expo 2020 Dubai is that we spread the Nordic music”, says the Swedish pianist John Nalan.

The Green Skeikh visited the pavilion

News:  "The Green Sheikh" of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, entertained visitors at the Swedish pavilion with a talk as part of the series of speaking events during Water Week.

She will be representing UAE in the "Stockholm Junior Water Prize"

News:  Mishal Faraz was the winner of Water Alliance Associatios "RE-NEW Our World Student Water Innovation Challenge 2022". On Thursday she presented her "The Water Bottle Project" at the Swedish pavilion.

Electrical boats invented in Sweden

News:  The Water Week at the Swedish pavilion ha begun. A serious of events is taking place on the Co-creation stage. On Thursday Konrad Bergström, founder of X Shore, who makes hundred percent electrical boats.

Event to raise awareness about importance of forests

News:  “The forestry sector is a sector that can eventually make a huge difference”, says Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and moderator of the event that took place at the Swedish pavilion on the International Day of Forests.

Join the event on International Day of Forests

News:  The International Day of Forests will be celebrated in the pavilion on March 21. In the video you will hear Fredrik Ingemarson, Moderator of the International Day of Forests, talk about some of the highlights.

Regional meeting for Swedish ambassadors

News:  Swedish Ambassadors to the Middle East region had their regional meeting at the Swedish pavilion. It was an opportunity for them to meet but also visit their second countries pavilions.

Swedish cuisine - check out tutorials and innovations

News:  What do you know about the traditional Swedish cuisine and the new innovative food technology? Find out in the videoclip.