This 3160 sqm strategic site is in a prime coastal location within the city center of Reykjavik. It is connected by all transportation modes and enjoys a unique surrounding landscape including Mount Esja, the gorgeous sea shore, and Hallgrímskirkja church which is Reykjavík’s most known Landmark. This unbuilt site, currently used as a car park, offers a perfect opportunity to develop new innovative approach for housing in Reykjavík.
The site is a 3160 sq. m. unbuilt plot currently used as a parking. It offers a perfect opportunity for new way to approach housing in Reykjavík, connecting the old with the new and by creating an interesting, resilient and fresh typology.
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The program should make use of the unique position of the site in the city center and have less parking, versatile apartments and create a frame for sustainable living for the inhabitants.
City of Reykjavík.
Approx. 3160 sq. m.
Type of property transfer intended
Land lease agreements in Reykjavík are for 50 years.
Note that in general, all land lease agreements are renewed after the duration of 50 years. If they are not renewed, there has to be a great need for changes in land use, for example, from industrial to residential. In such cases the owner is reimbursed for the buildings on the land according to a valuation of an independent real estate company.