Explore the selected projects, perspectives and practices from Oslo Architecture Triennale’s Open Call for submissions contributing to the mission: creating more diverse, generous and sustainable neighbourhoods.
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An inspiring collection of design guidelines formulated to support the City of Reykjavík in steering quality of the planned residential development.
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A field of abandoned railway tracks, taken over by plants, animals and people, is carefully transformed into the center of a new neighbourhood.
This project examines the power of an informal, spontaneous, low-tech spatial gesture: a ladder built to straddle a fence between two properties.
Proposing an alternative for in-fill residential buildings with suggesting a sharing-based lifestyle and creating a neighborhood inside the building.
Frizz23 and the five pioneering participatory processes behind it have charted a new approach to community focussed urban development.
Transformative Densification is a design programme with the aim of rethinking densification models within the changing conditions of nowadays society.
The project creates a “neighborhood core” from a palimpsest of Asian urban development.
Building community resilience and offering neighbourhood wellbeing in a temporary affordable rental housing in a sustainable semi-urban environment
In the period 2013-2020, an area improvement was carried out in the Saupstad-Kolstad district. Broad approach has given the district new energy.
Together we matter; diversity forges the communities that hold our collective power to accelerate change and elevate the quality of our environment.
Meeting areas at the threshold. By neighborhood we fill the space with relationships and experience of creative community including what is next to us
Project defines the next century's urban living where you have access to nutrition at your doorstep, not just for humans but for other beings as well.
Landscape fragment becomes dynamic suburban park: locals, travelers, workers, ecological zones share a new typology of a large-scale neighborhood park
Project displays how neighbourhood is socially and physically crucial for post-disaster recovery with an idea of a floating, post-disaster settlement.
Spatial patterns for communities & designers aiming to catalyse sharing culture in urban neighbourhoods
Our project reflects on the status of the commercial street by restructuring its elements according to new traffic flows based on health guidelines.
The project pioneers a transferable planning vocabulary for embedding ecologically-based watershed management principles into neighborhood design.
BLCE showcases methods, models and policies of local ecosystem building, backed by case studies and a 4-year research and knowledge exchange process.
An essential contribution to a conscious and convenient neighborhood is serviced laundry facilities. We simplify laundry and clean the future.
The project explores how TKB´s physical and social structures has been influenced by societal changes during 100 years and discusses lessons learned.
The approach to the Casa de la Asegurada of the Unidad Independencia complex seeks to analyze its impact in the neighborhood from a gender perspective
Neighbourhoods as Networks of Care is a body of work investigating the neighbourhood as both a site and a material for creating participatory artworks
The entry conceptualizes the key neighbourhood principle of “sharing” through regulatory structures specific to Western Norway’s land division and use
Use of alternative and artistic methods to emphasise and investigate planning, participation, ecology and urban development at the Tromsø waterfront.
Community festival mobilising citizens and fostering urban stewardship through raising awareness for built heritage to decrease social isolation.
'Claiming Space' is an architectural intervention, exhibition, and public programme produced in collaboration between Skeiv Verden and Fotogalleriet
This housing building gets significant collective spaces-facilities and consists of a C shaped body with a glazed full-height atrium.
A building catalog exploring the effect of the consolidation of physical artifacts and culture Oslo’s Fjord City development on neighborhood identity.
Regeneration of the Alfama neighborhood, degraded by the no preservation of the historical urban fabric and saturated by excessive tourism.
Participatory Action Research could aid in creating sustainable & thriving communities/cities engaging the most prominent users & observers -Children.
PM campus is a combination of rural healthy neighbourhood and suburban density mixed with urban vibrancy in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine
Bridging the gap between community & public space:Placemaking+Guatemala City´s Opportunity Districts
Three action-oriented practices to produce real outcomes in public space starting with temporary interventions and working toward long-term change.
The Opportunity Districts are identified as strategic areas of development in Guatemala City that promote investment, innovation and sustainability.
The project consists in a series of modest urban interventions, where wasteland or sterile grass patches are planted with bee-friendly white clovers.
Designers are doulas responsible for supporting communities through the co-creation of places that center the joy, wellbeing, and dignity of all.
Foster change by a temporary redesign of streets with a set of wandering modular street furniture creating livable meeting spaces for the neighborhood
Integrated closed-loop technologies make public buildings profitable and community-friendly. Their daily use provokes ecological thinking in the city.
Civil society and the public sector are jointly turning a vacant building complex into affordable spaces for art, education, housing & administration
Data is the new resource. We proposed to move from large data centres to small, diffuse data centres that feed neighbourhoods with their energy waste
A speculation of a neighborhood where “waste” becomes a property of individuals, and legacy of ‘’waste’’ registered on a collective network.
61°69 is a co-designed and co-built community garden by teenagers in Siberia, and curated through a series of thematic educative workshops.
Self-initiated public realm project in Tallinn, functioning as a garden, a playable space and as material laboratory for outdoor use of rammed earth.
We confront 320 students each year with the “missing link” between what we know as suburban agglomeration and “stacked living” in residential blocks.
This perspective offers speculative scenarios on port neighbourhoods embedded in infrastructural landscapes, community spaces and circular materiality
Natural Landmarks is an illustrative guide and map that reframes ubiquitous street trees as significant monuments, sparking curiosity and stewardship.
Economic urban center, that will stimulate the gastronomic and the convention industry, which will attract corporate tourism and new housing offerings
Neighbourhood scale frameworks and demonstrations for energy and resource-efficient, climate positive circular communities in Norway and Europe.
A research pamphlet evaluating the under valued success of South London's urban mutualism and establishing alternatives for neighbouring development
'Let the sunshine in' is prospective research proposing 3 scales of actions for a better relationship between housing and the metropolitan city.
This project explores spatial practices that have emerged in Beirut after the Civil War (1975-1990), and in response to the 2020 port blast.
Occupie empty space of the metropolis with a modular, densificable and desdensificable project of housing: A glocal strategy applicable in the world.
It aims to revisit the idea of the neighbourhood not through its administrative boundaries or urban form, but through a multi-scalar approach
Reusing floodwater as a catalyst to regenerate green and blue neighborhoods through urban agriculture and creating greater public amenities.
Studies and analysis already carried out in more than 60 neighborhoods of 19 different countries that can make a good contribution to Oslo Triennale.
We search and research patient methods to approach the demolition of decaying modern neighborhoods and document them by photos and concrete models.
We develop a participatory methodology utilizing a data-driven digital tool. The aim of is to deliver policy outcomes at the neighborhood scale
Living The Future rehabilitates a dismissed urban fragment in Milan introducing social dwelling spaces and new public services for the neighborhood.
Tourism Suburbia is a post-growth perspective on tourism, a framework for collective infrastructures on a neighbourhood level.
UDWR2H - Underground drinking water reservoir incastred on the edge of the village to provide drinking water to part of the local community.
A shared timber farming framework for socio-economically resilient and environmentally-restorative development for the Hudson Valley's communities.
This publication explores informal architecture and urbanism, analysing practical actions in three different continents (Africa, America, Asia).
Urban redevelopment of the historical heart of Forest (a municipality of Brussels, BE) and transformation of its abbey into a regional cultural centre
Thoughtful planing for both natural and artificial light is the key to regenerate our neighbourhoods and and give new life to existing buildings
A vision for the redevelopment of Central Vista, the historic seat of Indian democracy, to create an inclusive, cultural and ecological urban centre.
Cohousing project with owner-occupied and cooperative apartments, artists’ studios and space provision for social associations and commerce
In this master thesis Eva Storrusten researched the lost women ́s spaces of Stone Town, and interpreted the potential architecture to an infill-site
ETICity’s practice acts on urban collective/public space as citizenship and welfare devices to support the social infrastructure and situated politics
Parkly is modular and circular outdoor furniture that creates green and happy public places for more friendly neighborhoods and liveable cities.
This project maps the history and present of the Swedish gemensamhetslokal with the aim to understand its function in a sustainable future.
In the midst of green, lined by two canals, yet close to the city centre, a new, green and sustainable quarter will be created: Wasserstadt Limmer.
Project is based on a comparative analysis of two building complexes, trying to find out influences between social organization & space organization.
TAKING PART showcases new creative methods of involving young people from vulnerable social housing in the planning of their own neighbourhoods.
An alternative to demolition of social housing that reuses the unused, invites the collective over the sole, and shapes the community as a main core.
ACAN is a network of individuals within built-environment professions taking action to address the climate & ecological breakdowns: learn with us!
A vision of what could be a radically different space from a car oriented metropolis, where people live and work immersed in nature.
The aim of the project has been to look at the potential for future development of a district of Kristiansand with a focus on social sustainability.
Proposal for a novel air rights management platform and structural strategy to develop housing with lasting benefits for residents through co-owning.
Rolling Radio is a tool for Artists and Activists. A biketrailer that fits everything that is needed to hold a talk or performance in public space.
FWD is a landscape design collaborative based in Brooklyn, New York that empowers communities to share their stories in the built environment.
What experiential values can we observe from the collective pandemic, and how might we leverage these to envision our future for better neighborhoods?