The neighborhood is next to one of the city's most popular outdoor gems, Elliðaárdalurinn, which offers a wide range of possibilities for outdoor activities. One of the most popular swimming pools in the country, Árbæjarlaug, is in the heart of the neighborhood. There you can also find Árbæjarsafn, where many historic buildings in Reykjavík are preserved.

What conditions does the idea have to meet?

A committee of experts within the administration reviews all submitted ideas and assesses whether they comply with project rules.
  • It must be a new implementation – maintenance and safety projects are directed elsewhere.
  • It cannot cost more money than the district is allocated.
  • It must be feasible within the project time frame - meaning by the end of 2024.
  • It must adhere to the planning and stated strategy of Reykjavik City.
  • It may not require significant operational expenses, such as for staffing or monitoring with security cameras.
  • It must fall within Reykjavik City’s mandate.
  • It must be in an open space and on City land.
  • It must comply with laws and regulations.

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Here you can find the ideas which were voted for implementation in your neighborhood.