The Gatehouse provides an opportunity to rethink the University’s relationship with the broader community, creating a living lab that inhabits ‘the border’. The location of Grensen, metaphorically and physically speaks to ideas of transition, integration, and a larger sense of coming together. For these reasons, our proposal seeks to look at the site as a community hub that not only serves the students but also the residents, enlivening the area and contributing to a melting pot of activities, one that cares for the local community, the university population, and the character of place. The proposal works with ideas of integration, merging old and new, merging local and student bodies, and merging technology and tradition to produce spaces that can foster innovation and excellence.
Grensen 2030 places the synergy and continuous exchange between the existing and new at the focal…
The proposal works with ideas of integration, merging old and new, merging local and student…
By leveraging the benefits of informal settings and embracing the charm of heritage buildings, NTNU…