Partner and Deputy CEO, White Arkitekter
Carl Bäckstrand is a partner and deputy CEO of White Arkitekter. As an Architect Carl since many years focus on sustainable urban design having a Master in Architecture at Lund University followed by studies in Landscape architecture at Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen and Urban Design as a Visiting Scholar at MIT Cambridge MA. He has been successful in implementing a sustainable mindset in not only the practice itself but most importantly in projects like the C40 zero carbon competition in Montreal and circular neighbourhoods like the Western Harbour in Malmö. As a co-chair in van Alen Institute on social and climate challenges and Member of Board ARQ foundation Carl contributes to bring business closer to science and building strategic partnerships.