Akureyri Waterfront
Akureyri, Iceland

Design team: Dr Cristian Suau, Kevin Joutel, Nicolás Markuerkiaga & Alberto Teixidó
Sponsors: Hagar, Islandsbanki, Kaldbakur, Kaupthing Bank, KEA, Landsbanki, Ragnar Sverrisson ehf, Sjova-Almennar, Sparisjodur Nordlendinga, VIS (insurance)
Publication: icelandic design media (http://www.vision-akureyri.is)
Type: urban renewal, frontage activation, public space
Year: 2005
Entry: international design competition (short-listed)
Landscape: grass field, timber decking, stone paving, bio-textures
Place: Akureyri bay, Iceland

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location  

context  

preliminary masterplan  

waterfront strategy  

across sections  

general layout - masteplan  

waterscape - the 'boomerang' pier  

interventions along the shoreline  

public transport network  

waterscape - view along the bay  

schematic view & greenhouse plan   

inhabiting the greenhouse (geothermal heat)

waterscape - views along the bay  

waterscape - view along the bay