Foundations on slope terrain and changing climate

The case study performed provides considerations for design of buildings on sloping terrains in Longyearbyen in conditions of climate change

The considerations presented may be utilized in improvements of current practice, which will facilitate the following: (i) more sustainable use of resources (materials, labour) and land, and (ii) will help for general lowering of the risks (due to better knowledge) during infrastructure development in Longyearbyen.