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Oslo's new neighbourhoods


Several new neighbourhoods have emerged in Oslo over the last few years. Passionately planned and moulded by novel ideas in architecture, these areas are great spots to explore contemporary Scandinavian urban planning.

The new neighbourhood Tjuvholmen, situated right by the Oslo fjord, is both praised and derided for its exclusive flair. Vulkan, built by the river Akerselva on a previously inconspicuous plot of land, is a forerunner in sustainable city development. Barcode, commonly referred to as “Oslo’s new skyline”, is defined by exciting architectural details and contrasts, while Sørenga, with its green lungs and waterfront activities, is a great spot for recreation.

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