How is the construction of dwellings progressing in Reykjavík?

Presentation meeting on housing development in Reykjavík on November 17, 2023

The presentation will discuss where new dwellings are being constructed and future building areas, as well as the quality of the construction and the city's priorities with its urban design strategy.

Time and place

Sjálfstæðissalurinn (Independence Hall) at Hotel Parliament, and streaming on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 9am to 11am.

We will start with a morning refreshment at 8:30am.


The presentation will be streamed on this website and a recording will be available afterward.


  • Development in Reykjavík | Dagur B. Eggertsson, Mayor

  • Map view of housing development in Reykjavík | Video

  • Should we live together? | Guðrún Björnsdóttir, Managing Director of the Student Community Institution

  • Bjarg Housing Foundation | Björn Traustason, Managing Director of Bjarg

  • Urban densification and carbon neutrality | Ólöf Örvarsdóttir, Director of the Department of Environment & Planning of Reykjavík City
    Green priorities in the development of Veðurstofuhæð | Borghildur Sturludóttir from Reykjavík City, Arnhildur Pálmadóttir from Lendager, and Ólafur Sörli, Developer - Video

  • Ártúnshöfði - the largest development area of the city | Ríkey Huld Magnúsdóttir, Project Manager for Ártúnshöfði

  • Environmentally certified housing development at Orkureitur| Hilmar Ágústsson, Managing Director of Safír

  • Residency rights in Iceland | Búseti celebrates 40 years of service | Video

The meeting chair is Hulda Hallgrímsdóttir, Project Manager of Economic and City Development

Brochure on housing development

  • A brochure on housing development in Reykjavík will be distributed on Thursday, November 16, and will also be available here in digital format

Forsíða blaðs - Uppbygging íbúða í borginni

Map view

Where are dwellings being built and what are the main planning areas?


Housing website

Reykjavík's Housing Plans and quarterly reports.

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