OSLO / NORWAY / 2008 / HARBOUR FRONT REGENERATION
1. ST PRIZE, INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
TEAM: BEHNISCH & TRANSSOLAR


After the completion of the National Opera on Oslo Fjord the City has started to extend its cultural infrastructure into the industrial harbour area. This is the first phase of urban regeneration following a decade of Gehl Architect’s involvement in the planning of Bjørvika’s Harbour Area. Gehl Architects were selected as one of three international teams to develop a vision for the building volumes around the National Opera. The jury found that all of our core recommendations are to be adopted into the local area to ensure the public life in Europe’s leading waterfront regeneration.