The neighborhood takes its name from a large outdoor area in the middle of the neighborhood, which is sheltered and lush, and with well-planned walking and cycling paths. Laugardalurinn is also one of the main centers of sports in Reykjavík and sports facilities such as Laugardalshöllin, Laugardalsvöllurinn, Laugardalslaugin and Reykjavík Skating Arena can be found there. Along with that, the Reykjavík Botanical Garden is located in the heart of the valley

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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