04-10-08 // FINALIST IN THE COMPETITION FOR A NEW DISTRICT IN REYKJAVIC
BOARD in collaboration with STAR strategies + architecture were selected out of 136 entries as one of the 16 finalists in the International Open Competition for a Masterplan for the new district of Vatnsmýri in Reykjavik, Iceland.
More information about the project can be found on STAR’s website.
Title: Reykjavik, Ideal City of 21st Century
Project: Masterplan for the new district of Vatnsmýri 102 Reykjavik
Date: October 2008
Type: International Open Competition
Organizer: Reykjavik City Planning Committee
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Site: Vatnsmýri airport
Programme: Housing, 2 University campuses, sports areas, road and rail infrastructures, new Airport, green areas and a new City centre
Client: City of Reykjavik
Awards: Final round
Publications: Vatnsmýri 102 Reykjavik, Iceland, February 2008; Future Arquitecturas #15, Madrid, Spain, January 2009
Exhibitions: Vatnsmýri, 102 Reykjavik, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland, February 14 – 21, 2008
Team: Second phase 2008: Beatriz Ramo, Astrid Rovisco Suzano (STAR strategies + architecture); Bernd Upmeyer (BOARD)