The Portal (Portalen): A Hub for Innovation, Collaboration, and Sustainability
The Portal is a thoughtful redevelopment project for the university campus Grensen, aimed at creating a vibrant, sustainable, and inclusive hub for students, faculty, and the wider community. This transformative initiative encompasses a range of essential facilities, including housing, workplaces, a café, student unions, a cultural hub with lecture hall, workshops and exhibition spaces, and a new central square. At the core of our design philosophy lies a commitment to environmental stewardship, incorporating innovative strategies such as the use of recycled materials, renewable energy sources, and sustainable local practices.
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…