Oslo: Tjuvholmen’s Waterfront Urbanism

Location: Oslo, Tjuvholmen, Norway

Published:  Going Places

Oslo is finally getting its moment in the midnight sun. The hype centers around the city’s buzzing new waterfront district, where languishing docklands have been turned into a mixed-used development set on a peninsula that juts into the fjord. Here, retail, entertainment, living and work spaces come together – urged on by an unusual combination of retired pop stars and world-class architects – in a patchwork of gleaming, angular buildings where every sightline leads to the moody waters of the fjord.