• Vatnsmyri is the old city airport of Reykjavik which in time will be transformed into a vibrant and innovative urban neighbourhood. For a competition in 2007 VHP made a poetic plan, inspired by the landscape, climate and culture of Iceland.

    The program, comprising universities, hi-tech companies, a bus station, restaurants, leisure and housing, will on the north side be covered with a continuous landscape of moss and grass, like a traditional turf hut.

    The sheltered south side has an open character and is as colorful as the existing city center. The main runway will be converted into a "lava strip", a heated outdoor area with public functions, connecting downtown Reykjavik with the thermal beach.

    Images made while employed atVHP

    Architecture | Urbanism | Landscape
    Public Spaces | Industry | Infrastructure Interior | Water | Space | Graphics

    Cartography | Infographics | Sections Photography | Black and white | Night Sketches | Paintifications | Stereo images Panoramas

    Dudok's Bijenkorf, Rotterdam
    Room for the River, Deventer
    European Mars Analogue Research Station
    Galecopper bridge, Utrecht
    VATNSMYRI, REYKJAVIK
    Streetplanetarium, Rotterdam
    Koninginneplein, Venlo
    Van Kregtentunnel, Wierden

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