The ambition for Skøyen In Oslo west is to transform it into a dense multifunctional urban area fronting the Oslo fjord. A good mix of blue-green and urban spaces will be developed to provide attractive connections between the urban centre of Skøyen and surrounding recreational areas.
The Orkla City will be encompassing Orkla’s new headquarters, public functions on street level and new housing facing the park of Sofienlund. The listed and protected buildings also form an important part of the development.
Orkla’s new headquarters will offer workspace for 950 people in close proximity to one of the main public transport nodes in the city. This makes an important contribution to the city’s ambition for densification and at the same time contributing to a reduction in CO2 emissions.
The entire complex will have only 33 car parking places, but parking for more than 600 bicycles. The building will be classified at energy level A , and will also be awarded BREEAM excellent certificate. The project collects power from solar panels located on the green roofs as well as vertical screens and railings. Total area of the project is 24.750 m².