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
Copenhagen Car Free(dom) is a speculative project that showcases how the city can develop beyond the framework of private automobile ownership.
Selected for exhibition
Reimagining how a mixed-use cooperative housing development could be conceived at a neighbourhood scale.
Transformative Densification is a design programme with the aim of rethinking densification models within the changing conditions of nowadays society.
Proposing an alternative for in-fill residential buildings with suggesting a sharing-based lifestyle and creating a neighborhood inside the building.
Building community resilience and offering neighbourhood wellbeing in a temporary affordable rental housing in a sustainable semi-urban environment
Frizz23 and the five pioneering participatory processes behind it have charted a new approach to community focussed urban development.
This project examines the power of an informal, spontaneous, low-tech spatial gesture: a ladder built to straddle a fence between two properties.
#YongeCity envisions a new city within the existing urban fabric of Toronto, forming one, continuous, horizontal neighbourhood over Yonge Street.
A knowledge based analysis with inspirational examples of housing with new qualities for better neighborhoods.
My practice is interdisciplinary, situated between art and architecture, research based, socially engaged and focused at trans-local neighbourhoods.
PM campus is a combination of rural healthy neighbourhood and suburban density mixed with urban vibrancy in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine
an architectural inquiry into the future of microrayons in former socialist states
The NVM is a social and economic initiative that seeks to share tools in the community thus reducing consumption and unessential spending.
A pathway, punctually connected with the public space, that gives access to the new apartments laid out above the neighborhood pre-existing buildings.
Permanent is a practice-based research to develop a mixed-use infrastructure for affordable and embedded cultural, educational and social space.
A cultural high-rise, completing a creative village.
OPEN Garage is a research-driven proposition for a community equipment, situated in the context of post-socialist collective housing estates.
The first universally adaptable modular building system.
En Torno al Vergel–Around the Garden – is the winning proposal for the construction of a public housing block comprising 42 units in Seville, Spain.
Regeneration of the Alfama neighborhood, degraded by the no preservation of the historical urban fabric and saturated by excessive tourism.
The urban development concept "Hello Future?!" shows positive visions of the future of a residential neighborhood in Kiel (Germany).
Meridian Water is not one place, but many; it is a series of interconnected micro-neighborhoods, each with a distinctive character and sense of place.
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.
The project explores the liminal condition of the threshold by replacing the existing shutters with a dual piece of furniture for everyday activities.
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.
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.
FOUN’TA’SY project uses Tactical methods that are proven to be efficient for shaping urban environments, not only financially but also execution wise.
Meeting areas at the threshold. By neighborhood we fill the space with relationships and experience of creative community including what is next to us
This housing building gets significant collective spaces-facilities and consists of a C shaped body with a glazed full-height atrium.
Civil society and the public sector are jointly turning a vacant building complex into affordable spaces for art, education, housing & administration
This project maps the history and present of the Swedish gemensamhetslokal with the aim to understand its function in a sustainable future.
This publication explores informal architecture and urbanism, analysing practical actions in three different continents (Africa, America, Asia).
The project aims to create a neighboorhood, which seemingly created itself through many back and forths and in many years, unique at every corner.
NABO_Lab is a pop-up platform for research and a neighbourhood laboratory .
‘Down the Hill, To the Rivers’ is a drawing book about the life beyond the Godown arts centre in the neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur city, Malaysia.
Spatial patterns for communities & designers aiming to catalyse sharing culture in urban neighbourhoods
Exploring new forms of ageing and living together
An urban eco village in an existing neighbourhood
One day of open courtyards!
This project explores spatial practices that have emerged in Beirut after the Civil War (1975-1990), and in response to the 2020 port blast.
Competition win in 2017. Situated in Fornebu, Bærum. 65 000 m2 dwelling, 750m2 commercial, 500m2 community space. Area: 37000 m2. Futurebuilt pilot.
Cohousing project with owner-occupied and cooperative apartments, artists’ studios and space provision for social associations and commerce
Project is based on a comparative analysis of two building complexes, trying to find out influences between social organization & space organization.
Transformation of a former industrial area into a new urban neigbourhood
Occupie empty space of the metropolis with a modular, densificable and desdensificable project of housing: A glocal strategy applicable in the world.
Startblokka is a temporary social project in Linderud Oslo, made possible through collaboration.
Precollinear Park is a placemaking experience. A linear park which develops along an unused tramway overlooking the river and the hills.
Project displays how neighbourhood is socially and physically crucial for post-disaster recovery with an idea of a floating, post-disaster settlement.
Contemporary application of totemism as social sculpture and art intervention in public space. Interdisciplinary art/science project engaging locals.
Integrated closed-loop technologies make public buildings profitable and community-friendly. Their daily use provokes ecological thinking in the city.
A speculative look into the upgrading of existing public housing by weaving function with an infrastructure for community formation.
Living The Future rehabilitates a dismissed urban fragment in Milan introducing social dwelling spaces and new public services for the neighborhood.
An essential contribution to a conscious and convenient neighborhood is serviced laundry facilities. We simplify laundry and clean the future.
The proposal questions inherited domestic spaces through the implementation of a basic set of retroactive tools for communal reset.
FWD is a landscape design collaborative based in Brooklyn, New York that empowers communities to share their stories in the built environment.
Ten tests to develop new methods to involve residents and local actors in the development of existing and future public spaces of Gottsunda in Sweden.
Neighbourhoods as Networks of Care is a body of work investigating the neighbourhood as both a site and a material for creating participatory artworks
24 housing units in Valldoreix
ACAN is a network of individuals within built-environment professions taking action to address the climate & ecological breakdowns: learn with us!
CO-Scape is a community-driven approach to densify and inject mixed-uses into residential neighborhoods, adapting to the post-pandemic lifestyle.
A year-long pilot project for a place-based data trust for the benefit of the coastal community of Brixham, a fishing town in South West UK.
The entry conceptualizes the key neighbourhood principle of “sharing” through regulatory structures specific to Western Norway’s land division and use
TAKING PART showcases new creative methods of involving young people from vulnerable social housing in the planning of their own neighbourhoods.
The project showcases how rainwater management can turn threat to ressource and create value for both the residents, the neighbourhood, and the city.
This self-initiated proposal investigates how to upgrade post-war residential housing buildings to meet current environmental and social standards.
'Das Kooperative Haus' is a master thesis by Danny Liu and Kai Pieper at Bauhaus University Weimar developing a vision of sustainable city planning.
The design of the Fjord City will result in attractive, urban, and sustainable neighbourhoods, where people, the fjord, and the future meet.
The project explores the struggle to expand communal activity within small housings in Seoul and proposes an assessment platform.
Jonas - a new concept for a mixed-use residential building, designed to enhance social cohesion by creating a sustainable, inviting heart for the area
A vision of what could be a radically different space from a car oriented metropolis, where people live and work immersed in nature.
The project explores how TKB´s physical and social structures has been influenced by societal changes during 100 years and discusses lessons learned.
Neighbourhood scale frameworks and demonstrations for energy and resource-efficient, climate positive circular communities in Norway and Europe.
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.
The project seeks to readdress the privatisation of domestic labour by reimagining historic communal practices of labour in the public realm.
Through Ficciones Compartidas, the old Tobacco Factory of Alicante became a new meeting place for neighbors, ecologies and cultural policies.
ZIBO offers a vision for the sustainable redevelopment of LeCorbusier’s abandoned Industrial Zone in BOgota
The project tries to reinforce the existing condition of a small neihborhood by gently framing the space and finding beauty throughout it.
Brainport Smart District is a future-oriented urban district that promotes sustainable, smart and productive living and working.
Community festival mobilising citizens and fostering urban stewardship through raising awareness for built heritage to decrease social isolation.
Mereside Library/Laundrette combines essential services with opportunities to co-design, co-produce, adapt and share a local amenity.
Focusing on creating urban platforms consisting of sky gardens, elevated parks, and fixing urban behavior of humans.
Exploring neighborhood-scale food systems and civic innovation in Cleveland, Ohio (USA)
It aims to revisit the idea of the neighbourhood not through its administrative boundaries or urban form, but through a multi-scalar approach
Use of alternative and artistic methods to emphasise and investigate planning, participation, ecology and urban development at the Tromsø waterfront.
We confront 320 students each year with the “missing link” between what we know as suburban agglomeration and “stacked living” in residential blocks.
The project redefines the boundary of a night-shelter in a peripheral neighbourhood, transforming the former fence into a space with multiple uses.
Semipublic network of ‘living-working as a service’ shared spaces spread throughout the empty shops of the city center of Geleen.
KOMM’ RUM invites you to come together and share stories, memories and ideas in the neighbourhood of Johannstadt (Dresden, GER).
A new mixed use residential neighbourhood set within the Klingelbeek estate, a beautiful old park along the river Rhine in Arnhem, Holland.
We needed to change perspective on the meaning of our own practice and present what might be inspiring in a contemporary situation
'Let the sunshine in' is prospective research proposing 3 scales of actions for a better relationship between housing and the metropolitan city.
A series of “walkable” city inspections that shape a community of neo-futurists who collectively re-imagine our urban coexistence.
By unlocking showroom space to more for less we make cities more inclusive & socially sustainable
A speculation of a neighborhood where “waste” becomes a property of individuals, and legacy of ‘’waste’’ registered on a collective network.
Reconversion of a derelict working-class “ilha” neighborhood into longterm affordable rental housing, in the historical city center of Porto,Portugal
Co-Carts are multifunctional vehicles whose forms and functions stimulate collaboration, encourage experimentation and transform collective spaces.
Plugin Architecture is a form of practice that argues for a nimble and adaptive architecture ensuring housing is inclusive and accessible.
Winning Europan 16 entry for the Karlskoga (SE) site that proposes a site-specific district that embraces local qualities around a new railway station
ecovillage Hannover is a future-oriented urban development which is guided by sufficiency and highest ecological standards
A framework for neighborhood pedagogies of an undergraduate architecture thesis program in Santiago de Chile
The Halle of Calais is a modular multipurpose covered hall on the Place d’Armes in Calais, France.
A research pamphlet evaluating the under valued success of South London's urban mutualism and establishing alternatives for neighbouring development
Design studio focused on elements of wonder and play in public space. Exploring alternative playgrounds based on toy sharing..
‘Model of Jamaika’ is a 1:10 scale, walk-in model of the neighbourhood’s recently demolished Bloco 10, in the outskirts of Lisbon.
A design proposal for street libraries as living and movable personalities in the central urban 'theater' in Skopje
UDWR2H - Underground drinking water reservoir incastred on the edge of the village to provide drinking water to part of the local community.