Cities and Urbanization

What is 'bio-based' construction and how could it help cities get to net zero?

An artist's image Stockholm Wood City to be constructed from bio-based materials

Stockholm Wood City is to be constructed from bio-based materials Image: Atrium Ljungberg / Henning Larsen

Amanda Sturgeon
CEO, Built by Nature
Robyn van den Heuvel
Program Lead, Climate Smart Forest Economy Program
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Cities and Urbanization is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Cities and Urbanization

Listen to the article


What is the World Economic Forum doing on infrastructure?

Have you read?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Cities and UrbanizationClimate and Nature
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.


Paris Has Generated Clean Energy From Métro Passengers

Salome Gongadze

July 11, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum