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
Project Ilica
A collaborative craft production initiative that aims at reviving Zagreb’s main street identity through crafts-design knowledge exchange activities.
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.
Selected for exhibition
Copenhagen Car-free(dom)
Copenhagen Car Free(dom) is a speculative project that showcases how the city can develop beyond the framework of private automobile ownership.
Honorable mention
The Phoenix Project
A remarkable new neighbourhood that will enable people to live easy, communal and low-impact lives at this critical time for the planet
Our Wah Fu Estate: Kaifong K x Enthusiast Q
We use the concept of landscape transect as a means to document the everyday journeys in Wah Fu Estate—a modernist public housing estate in Hong Kong.
Study of the urban revitalization of the former Gredelj factory zone
With a systematic approach, Gredelj can become a well integrated part of the contemporary city centre.
HEARTH
The asphalt is a void covering Earth, a palimpsest onto which we print our values and beliefs. The ground-soil is a membrane connecting us.
Spatial Academy: Academy as practice
A framework for neighborhood pedagogies of an undergraduate architecture thesis program in Santiago de Chile
De-hierarchize the Commercial Street: Nothing Extraordinary, Really
Our project reflects on the status of the commercial street by restructuring its elements according to new traffic flows based on health guidelines.
Born Thriving
Neighborhood planning platform and practice focused on the environments supportive of early childhood and caregiver wellbeing
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
BeeTotems for RefuBees
Contemporary application of totemism as social sculpture and art intervention in public space. Interdisciplinary art/science project engaging locals.
Sites
I will propose many places in the city where people can gather in a relaxed atmosphere.
From The House To The Plaza: Narrations For Tlatelolco
The use of voice, memory, and imagination as tools to create new ways to build and inhabit public spaces with our communities during COVID19 lockdowns
Co-sharing city space through spots
By unlocking showroom space to more for less we make cities more inclusive & socially sustainable
“RUSCA” MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER RESERVOIR (Ragoli – Tre Ville – TN – Italy)
UDWR2H - Underground drinking water reservoir incastred on the edge of the village to provide drinking water to part of the local community.
soft buffers
The project tries to reinforce the existing condition of a small neihborhood by gently framing the space and finding beauty throughout it.
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
Missing Link #12
An exploration of how the large-scale infrastructural project Missing Link 12 can be reprogrammed to better fit the context and needs of residents.
Finding Human  in the New Normal / Envisioning Future neighborhood
What experiential values can we observe from the collective pandemic, and how might we leverage these to envision our future for better neighborhoods?
Pilot project "Herzkamp Bothfeld"
The project aims to build a residential quarter with the goal of climate-adapted, sustainable planning and construction in lively neighbourhoods.
Case Study of Red and Blue, two building complexes, Krnjevo Neighbourhood, Rijeka, Croatia
Project is based on a comparative analysis of two building complexes, trying to find out influences between social organization & space organization.
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
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.
Pilot project "Herzkamp"
The project aims to build a residential quarter with the goal of climate-adapted, sustainable planning and construction in lively neighbourhoods.
STANDSTILL - STILSTAND
STILSTAND transforms parking into an exhibition space, using the blueprint technique as an artistic co-creation method.
Square of traditional crafts in Varaždin
By engaging all senses to define the experience and stories of a space, the project ought to promote sustainability and local craftsman production.
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
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.
Parkveien: UTT Reclaiming Public Space in Oslo
The project proposes an innovative, landscape-driven approach to renewing the community public space, reclaim those spaces that belong to the public.
Public Housing Neighbourhood Regeneration
The project uses participatory placemaking to create safe, accessible and vibrant urban commons in marginalised public housing neighbourhoods.
Speaking through the skin of another: An urban theater of street libraries
A design proposal for street libraries as living and movable personalities in the central urban 'theater' in Skopje
Organised Randomness
The project aims to create a neighboorhood, which seemingly created itself through many back and forths and in many years, unique at every corner.
NEIGHBOUR-HUT
Giving people a chance to integrate, create and celebrate the common environment
Modular Rehandel
Modular er et modulbasert rehandelskonsept for bærekraftig handel og lokal verdiskapning — eller et slags sirkulært kjøpesenter om du vil
Scandiagade
A boring grass area mainly used for dogwalking has been transformed into a local park with room for social gatherings, tranquility and rainwater
#YongeCity
#YongeCity envisions a new city within the existing urban fabric of Toronto, forming one, continuous, horizontal neighbourhood over Yonge Street.
Informality as Creativity: Urban Shutters
This pilot project aimed at designing crafts shops’ shutters, promoting their business and enhancing the visual qualities in informal areas.
HAMBURG 2100
HAMBURG 2100 is a project that aims to inspire dreams, revitalize forgotten places and explore opportunities to create a human-friendly environment.
Neo-futuristic Walks
A series of “walkable” city inspections that shape a community of neo-futurists who collectively re-imagine our urban coexistence.
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.
Reclaim Womens Space - a garden at Hurumzi Square, Old Stone Town in Zanzibar
In this master thesis Eva Storrusten researched the lost women ́s spaces of Stone Town, and interpreted the potential architecture to an infill-site
Transformation Through Diversity
Together we matter; diversity forges the communities that hold our collective power to accelerate change and elevate the quality of our environment.
Precollinear Park
Precollinear Park is a placemaking experience. A linear park which develops along an unused tramway overlooking the river and the hills.
ALFAMA 2.0 // RE-habilitation // RE-vitalization // RE-structuration
Regeneration of the Alfama neighborhood, degraded by the no preservation of the historical urban fabric and saturated by excessive tourism.
Second layer
A pathway, punctually connected with the public space, that gives access to the new apartments laid out above the neighborhood pre-existing buildings.