Neighbourhood Index

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.

Selected for exhibition
FREIE MITTE, VIELSEITIGER RAND   Ongoing Process of Implementation, Vienna
A field of abandoned railway tracks, taken over by plants, animals and people, is carefully transformed into the center of a new neighbourhood.
Selected for exhibition
THREADS OF THE PUBLIC REALM. Streetscape scenarios for Reykjavík’s model neighbourhood
An inspiring collection of design guidelines formulated to support the City of Reykjavík in steering quality of the planned residential development.
“Origins” - An exhibition, panel debate and guided tour
We explore how local materials and makers improve our climate and neighbourhoods for the better with circular and sustainable production.
Tromsø Waterfront Laboratory (TWL) & Open Day
Use of alternative and artistic methods to emphasise and investigate planning, participation, ecology and urban development at the Tromsø waterfront.
St. Olavs hospital in Trondheim
The hospital area is well integrated into the city structure and has become an attractive neighborhood in the city Trondheim
TOWARDS AN ENGINEERED-TIMBER CIVIC REALM ON HUDSON VALLEY’S URBAN FRINGE
A shared timber farming framework for socio-economically resilient and environmentally-restorative development for the Hudson Valley's communities.
soft buffers
The project tries to reinforce the existing condition of a small neihborhood by gently framing the space and finding beauty throughout it.
Grounded
Perspective on reading Oslo’ neighbourhoods from the bottom up – how might geology and topography inform the ambiance and identity of neighbourhood.
LAMBRATE. TRANSPORT NATURE, MAKERS CULTURE. “Experimenting new modes of Living and Working”
A vision of what could be a radically different space from a car oriented metropolis, where people live and work immersed in nature.
Veum hageby
Tranformasjon av tidl. sykehusområde i Fredrikstad til boligområde og nærsenter. Gjenbruk og videreutvikling av historisk bebyggelse og parkområde.
Bodil Koch’s gardens
A green oasis, designed for and with the community, where to pause from the busy city life, and connect with nature and with others.
Floodwater as a Catalyst for Neighborhood Resilience
Reusing floodwater as a catalyst to regenerate green and blue neighborhoods through urban agriculture and creating greater public amenities.
Wandering Livable Street space – Experience the street of the future!
Foster change by a temporary redesign of streets with a set of wandering modular street furniture creating livable meeting spaces for the neighborhood
Sva - A vision of self-sustenance
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.
Lierstranda - the Fjord City
The design of the Fjord City will result in attractive, urban, and sustainable neighbourhoods, where people, the fjord, and the future meet.
THE NATURAL LANDMARKS OF RED HOOK, NY volume 1 and 2
Natural Landmarks is an illustrative guide and map that reframes ubiquitous street trees as significant monuments, sparking curiosity and stewardship.
HAMBURG 2100
HAMBURG 2100 is a project that aims to inspire dreams, revitalize forgotten places and explore opportunities to create a human-friendly environment.
Take action in your neighborhood with ACAN
ACAN is a network of individuals within built-environment professions taking action to address the climate & ecological breakdowns: learn with us!
Dalen Aktivitetspark
Dalen Aktivitets park is an activity park, Trondheim. The park is designed to promote active use, a meeting place for all generations.
St. Hanshaugen Park
Our proposal for a permanent restaurant is a neighbourhood driven initiative, presenting the ideas and needs of daily users in the public discussion.
STANDSTILL - STILSTAND
STILSTAND transforms parking into an exhibition space, using the blueprint technique as an artistic co-creation method.
Refining the uniqueness of Saupstad-Kolstad, a satellite town in Trondheim, Norway
In the period 2013-2020, an area improvement was carried out in the Saupstad-Kolstad district. Broad approach has given the district new energy.
PM Campus - multi-functional, self-sufficient and circular complex in the suburbs of Kyiv
PM campus is a combination of rural healthy neighbourhood and suburban density mixed with urban vibrancy in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine
European Middle Class Mass Housing - Cost Action: A tool to develop neighborhood quality
Studies and analysis already carried out in more than 60 neighborhoods of 19 different countries that can make a good contribution to Oslo Triennale.
Miniature Megalopolis
Miniature Megalopolis radically reimagines what a neighbourhood can be, through the lens of one of Oslo’s most complex urban areas - Groruddalen.
Re-Exploring Urbanity
A neighbourhood in Antwerp can become a new network of spaces that combines public amenities with nature and weaves the inner blocks into the city.
Prototyping a Park
Jubileumsparken is an example of a long-term place-building process where a neighborhood is created years before the first residents move in.
Transforming a Historically Authoritarian Precinct into a Landscape for People
A vision for the redevelopment of Central Vista, the historic seat of Indian democracy, to create an inclusive, cultural and ecological urban centre.
The impact of artificial light in shaping a sustainable future for our cities.
Thoughtful planing for both natural and artificial light is the key to regenerate our neighbourhoods and and give new life to existing buildings
City-forming for MILAN/PORTA ROMANA: an adaptive and incremental strategy for the Smart City
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
Klingelbeek
A new mixed use residential neighbourhood set within the Klingelbeek estate, a beautiful old park along the river Rhine in Arnhem, Holland.
Backyard Waterscape
The project showcases how rainwater management can turn threat to ressource and create value for both the residents, the neighbourhood, and the city.
A Tourist Trap?
A Tourist Trap? aims for the mediation between people and nature, connecting nature, places and culture.
Fagerstrand transformation
Document and show the qualities of the industrial area of Fagerstrand before it is transformed and discuss what to keep, why and how.
Creating network of green spaces - one park at a time!
We aspire to impact policies, disciplines, hearts & minds by exemplifying vibrant green spaces, striving for ecological restoration.
BeeTotems for RefuBees
Contemporary application of totemism as social sculpture and art intervention in public space. Interdisciplinary art/science project engaging locals.
Zürich Airport Park: The Social Life of a Local Global Neighborhood
Landscape fragment becomes dynamic suburban park: locals, travelers, workers, ecological zones share a new typology of a large-scale neighborhood park
Destination Stovnertårnet
A local attraction that combine modern architecture with natural landscapes, with the goal that residents can participate in their community.
Urban Space for Physical, Mental and Social Health
Urban Space for Physical, Mental and Social Health is a study for activating inter-block spaces and their untapped potential in Burgas, Bulgaria
Lervigparken
Conceptual development of a marine activity park in Stavanger, based on blue & green nature solutions.
61°69 garden: co-building a community garden in Siberia
61°69 is a co-designed and co-built community garden by teenagers in Siberia, and curated through a series of thematic educative workshops.
A set of public spaces and a cultural building
Urban redevelopment of the historical heart of Forest (a municipality of Brussels, BE) and transformation of its abbey into a regional cultural centre
Watershed Urbanism: Neighborhoods
The project pioneers a transferable planning vocabulary for embedding ecologically-based watershed management principles into neighborhood design.
El Terreno- Community Garden and Education Center
A model of how education, sustainability and design merge to harvest a bright future that attend the needs of the community and our neighborhoods.
Embrace Karlskoga
Winning Europan 16 entry for the Karlskoga (SE) site that proposes a site-specific district that embraces local qualities around a new railway station
Neighbours & Citizens
My practice is interdisciplinary, situated between art and architecture, research based, socially engaged and focused at trans-local neighbourhoods.
Scandiagade
A boring grass area mainly used for dogwalking has been transformed into a local park with room for social gatherings, tranquility and rainwater
Wasserstadt Limmer - Fusions of green neighbourhoods
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.
Agroecological Condenser
Agroecology is the additional programmatic layer fostering interactions between plant, animal, human, and the environment within agricultural systems
Neo-futuristic Walks
A series of “walkable” city inspections that shape a community of neo-futurists who collectively re-imagine our urban coexistence.
Love thy pollinating neighbor: clover infrastructure and interspecies conceptualizations of cities
The project consists in a series of modest urban interventions, where wasteland or sterile grass patches are planted with bee-friendly white clovers.
ecovillage Hannover
ecovillage Hannover is a future-oriented urban development which is guided by sufficiency and highest ecological standards
The Standaertsite, community centre and park
This bottom-up initiative transforms the dense urban fabric of a 19th-century working-class area into a park and community centre.
FREE MÜHLGANG
Free Mühlgang curates an unearthing of the invisibilized past of a public space to envision alternative narratives of freedom produced by inclusivism.
Parkly transforms public spaces for more liveable neighborhoods
Parkly is modular and circular outdoor furniture that creates green and happy public places for more friendly neighborhoods and liveable cities.
ZIBO
ZIBO offers a vision for the sustainable redevelopment of LeCorbusier’s abandoned Industrial Zone in BOgota
Informality as Creativity: Urban Green
The pilot project aimed at developing concepts of street furniture and greening, and producing prototypes for them in an informal neighborhood.
Sanke
An online tool for foraging in the city, identifying edible wild weeds and mapping public fruit trees.