Conference: The Street as Neighbourhood

The mobility conference "The Street as Neighbourhood", including a vision for the future of Oslo, reflections from key mobility actors in the city and a key note lecture from Danish architect Jan Gehl, can be seen in its entirety here. Language: Norwegian.

A conference on mobility debated the relation between the street and the neighbourhood

Published 20.03.23


  • Introduction:
    Christian Pagh, Director and Chief Curator, Oslo Architecture Triennale

  • The Street as Neighbourhood, urban life and desired urban development
    Hanna Marcussen, Counselor for Urban Development, City of Oslo
  • Presentation of the future vision «The Street as Neighbourhood»:
    Jakob Steen Christensen, Architect and Partner, JAJA Architects
    Iwan Thomson, Landscape Architect and Partner, Lala Tøyen
    Helge Gidske Naper, Mobility Planner, Sweco

    Comment from partners and conversation:
    Maja Cimmerbeck, Department Chief, The Agency for Urban Environment, City of Oslo
    Ellen Foslie, Senior Adviser, The Norwegian Public Roads Administration
    Connie Anita Nyhaven, Project Director, Bane NOR Eiendom
    Ola Skar, Chief Adviser, Area and Transport, Ruter

    Response from Hanna Marcussen
  • Keynote: The meaning of the Street:
    Jan Gehl, Gehl Architects

    Conversation between Jan Gehl and Christian Pagh
  • Synergies between mobility and urban development – what does it take?
    Johannes Goa Ludvigsen, Chief of Strategy and Development, Sweco Architects; Sigrid Teigen, Masters student, architecture, NTNU;
    Rikke Sjøhelle, Masters student, sociology, NTNU
    Kathrine Omnia Strøm, Lecturer, NMBU
    Aud Tennøy, Research Leader, The Institute of Transport Economics
    Andreas Fadum Haugstad, Project Manager, Bykuben