Do green operations and leisure activities fall in line with the larger guidelines regarding Elliðaárdalur
This report, linked to below is issued by the City Planning Department, gives a thorough overview of present situation and terms for ALDIN (Only in Icelandic) City Planning Report
I’m concerned about light pollution from the Biodome. What are the restrictions concerning light from the Biodome
This report, linked to below is issued by the City Planning Department, gives a thorough overview of present situation and terms for ALDIN. (Only in Icelandic) City Planning Report
Can I become friend of ALDIN Biodome straight away, before it opens, and if so what do I gain from it
You sign up for the Newsletter and get an email inviting you to participate in our discussion forum where we talk about matters concerning ALDIN. You will then automatically get a “Friend of ALDIN” membership for the first year after opening.
“I came to know Hjördís, the innovator of this project, at the Startup Reykjavík and became fascinated about the possibilities of her vision; it relates to so many things that interest me…health, wellbeing, environmental advocacy and sustainability. I feel this is a fantastic model for other communities”. Part of a series of video interviews were people and professionals
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The city of Reykjavík has approved a site-plan for ALDIN Biodome in the southern exterior of Elliðaárdalur in Reykjavík, north of Stekkjabakki in an area called Langagróf. See site plan (ALDIN plot is no.3) The site-plan was approved in city council on July 4th 2019. The old Vatsnveituvegur road is attached to Stekkjarbakki, south of the area designated for ALDIN Biodome and marks the southern edge of the plot. An elevated and steep bank in the land marks the plot on the Northern site but on the East site from the plot, community gardens from the Icelandic Horticulture Society are located. An open green area is on the west side of the plot and a small creak in the land. The steep bank is an ancient seashore and formed by the ice age glaciers.
You can in many ways describe humanity today as if there has been a disconnection between man and nature. This is especially true in urban environments where man stands alone and far away from nature. This disconnection has brewed climate change, unhealthy eating habits and lifestyle diseases. Change in weather and
ALDIN Biodome is a privately funded innovation project. For the first years most of the investment has been in the form of a lot of work by the founder and collaborators. Financing is still in process but a conditional promise has been made for a part of the financing. It