Olafur Thordarson
 
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Akureyri Ý ÷ndvegi
2005
Proposal for an extension of existing downtown in Akureyri, Iceland.
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Thordarson-Austurh÷fn-2001-sketch



MUSIC HALL
2001
Proposal for a music hall or rather an urban integration in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland. RÚtt lausn er bl÷ndu­ mi­bŠjarbygg­ til nor­urs, hvorki shopping mall nÚ frÝstandandi sk˙lpt˙r. Proposal for a  competition in the fall of 2001. Presented at the Design museum in Iceland in spring of 2002.






SELTJARNARNES

2000
Town center master plan. Design proposal for a downtown environment, adjacent housing and commercial spaces.


Thordarson Grafarholt Master Plan 1996 Colored inks on paper



Thordarson Grafarholt 1996 Master Plan part-Spine

GRAFARHOLT
1996
Awarded project proposal for a suburb town. Master plan, ReykjavÝk, Iceland. Creating a town instead of a typical cul de sac suburb. The project explored varying densities of urbanity and functionalities aimed at enveloping the characteristics of the empty hill in order  to reinforce its distinct character.











 

═SAFJORđUR
1996
Redesign of a fishing town main street,  Iceland. The proposal put forth the idea of completing the current urban gap with a contextual building strategy. This as a response to the competition outline for merely cosmetically improving  the street. 




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Thordarson Seltjarnarnes 1994 Master-Plan

SELTJARNARNES

1994
Master plan for an urban edge, Iceland. Project aimed at clarifying the edge of Seltjarnarnes with a road and a dense urban planning partially based on the concepts in Alftanes.





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┴LFTANES
1990-1991
Town center, Iceland. Thordarson's urban prototype for an approach dealing with Icelandic conditions of wind, green areas, parking and general urban traffic patterns and circulation restructuring of current urban design policies.
 

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