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Old September 4th, 2017, 03:46 AM   #1
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NORWAY | Upgrades of the Public Realm

I thought I would make a thread showcasing some upgrades that are being and have been made of public spaces around Norway. The thread will hopefully be continuously updated.
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Old September 4th, 2017, 03:49 AM   #2
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Lets us start with a project intended to revitalize the riverside in Sandvika, a suburb of Oslo. Work will start next month.

Current situation:


Future:






Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/San...3!4d10.5277867
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Old September 4th, 2017, 02:37 PM   #3
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Deichmans gate in Oslo. The renovated street opened to public in May this year.

This is what it used to look like:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/F..._gate_Oslo.jpg


Gågate by Sean Hayford Oleary, on Flickr


And now:

http://www.thepicta.com/media/152586...774_1215189670


https://www.asplanviak.no/aktuelt/20...eichmans-gate/


http://www.klimaoslo.no/2017/05/04/b...-til-overvann/


Location: https://www.google.no/maps/@59.91820...7i13312!8i6656
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Old September 4th, 2017, 06:46 PM   #4
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The central square and connecting streets in Trondheim are also set to undergo a transformation. The work will start this fall and the whole project is planned to be completed by summer 2020.

The current square:


Future:










Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Tro...7!4d10.3926898
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Old September 4th, 2017, 06:52 PM   #5
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A small research project have been undertaken in the harbor of Trondheim for some time now to see what kind stones that are best suited for the climate, weather conditions and wear and tear they will endure in Trondheim. Here is a picture from that site:


http://trondheim2030.no/2016/08/10/t...olv-pa-torvet/
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Old September 5th, 2017, 01:25 PM   #6
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Skansedammen in Bergen. A car park was built underneath the pond while the pond itself and surrounding facilities were reconstructed and renovated. The work was finished in late 2015.

Before:

https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skansen_brannstasjon

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Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Ska...14!4d5.3302519
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Old September 5th, 2017, 03:25 PM   #7
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Storgata and Kirkeparken The park surrounding Tromsø kirke) in Tromsø is currently going through a upgrade. The work started this summer.

Current situation:


It was quite hard to find a current picture of the whole Kirkeparken park, but it is basically just a flat grass area as seen in front of Tromsø church.



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Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Kir...5!4d18.9572116
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Old September 6th, 2017, 02:55 PM   #8
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The planned new square at C.J. Hambros Plass in Oslo. It is currently under construction.

Current situation, picture courtesy of Google:


Future:


Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/C.+...9!4d10.7410561
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Old September 6th, 2017, 07:00 PM   #9
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Strandkaien in Bergen.

Before:

https://www.ba.no/nyheter/stenger-st...s/1-41-5039535

Now:



http://www.multiconsult.no/prosjekter/strandkaien/


http://www.multiconsult.no/prosjekter/strandkaien/

Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Str...05!4d5.3230378
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Old September 7th, 2017, 02:32 PM   #10
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The new city steps and the new "byrampa" view point in Ålesund. Opened in 2015.








https://www.nrk.no/mr/folg-opninga-d...-13-1.12362966

Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/%C3...284!4d6.149482
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The winning design for the renovation scheme of Kirketomta in Kragerø. This design have been controversial among the local population so I'm not 100% it is what will get built.

Currently:

https://www.kv.no/kragero/kirketomta...li/s/5-63-9748

Possible future:



https://www.kv.no/kultur/nyheter/fer...3405-1.8631714

Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Min...88!4d9.4129006
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Old September 9th, 2017, 12:15 AM   #12
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Nedre Bakklandet in Trondheim. It was completed in 2016.

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Location: https://www.google.no/maps/place/Ned...6!4d10.4056707
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The winning proposal for the upgrade of Trygve Lies plass at Furuset, suburban Oslo. The goal is eventually to have this area re-developed into more "inner-city" like with something resembling traditional perimeter blocks facing the square/park.

Today:


Future:




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The Johannes church steps in Bergen. It was completed in 2015.

Before, taken from streetview.


Now.

https://www.ba.no/nyheter/johanneski...tt/s/5-8-96626


https://www.bt.no/kultur/i/35pEX/Sli...eskirketrappen


http://www.imagala.com/tag/johanneskirketrappen


http://bab.origo.no/-/image/show/283...ref=checkpoint

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Old September 14th, 2017, 06:00 PM   #15
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Hulgata in Tvedestrand. It was completed in 2016.

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http://www.feste.no/holgata-tvedestrand/

Location: https://www.google.no/maps/@58.62184...2!8i6656?hl=no
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Very nice stuff!
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Old September 15th, 2017, 03:39 PM   #18
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Stranden in Oslo. It was completed in 2015.

Before:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/F...e_Stranden.JPG

Now:









https://linkarkitektur.com/en/Projec...C19561%2C19819

Location: https://www.google.no/maps/@59.91000...2!8i6656?hl=no
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The main square and Storgata in Son. The redevelopment works was finished in 2014.

Before:


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Now:


http://www.insitu.no/parker-og-byrom-1-1/


http://www.insitu.no/parker-og-byrom-1-1/


http://www.insitu.no/parker-og-byrom-1-1/


https://www.moss-avis.no/nyheter/nyh...2643-1.8048610


https://www.moss-avis.no/nyheter/nyh...2643-1.8048610



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