[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 - only in Icelandic) 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
The innovator of ALDIN Biodome is Hjördís Sigurðardóttir, CEO “I’m driven by a passion for creating a healthier future. I was raised in the Icelandic countryside, but have lived in many places, home and abroad. I can vividly remember the magical springtime evenings of my youth when my mother stayed up
London-based practice WilkinsonEyre has just been granted planning permission for the Aldin Biodomes, a massive biodome complex that will showcase a rich tropical environment and local food production techniques in Iceland’s Reykjavik region. Designed for local consultancy firm Spor í sandinn, the ambitious development aims to be the “world’s first geo-climate biodome”
Part of a series of video interviews were people and professionals reflect on the ALDIN Biodome concept being developed in Reykjavík, Iceland. “"Hjördís asked me to imagine how to activate ALDIN biodome for artistic activities”. “ALDIN is a new place with cultivation in wider perspective… …we are all part of nature that
Part of a series of video interviews were people and professionals reflect on the ALDIN Biodome concept being developed in Reykjavík, Iceland. “I find this project extremely exciting… …this is a new concept for us thus we have until know been utilizing the geothermal resource to create spa retreats” “the geothermal resources