ICELAND // REGIONS
VIEW FROM HALLGRIMSKIRKJA // REYKJAVIK
TOTAL POPULATION >> 319,000
VIEW FROM ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL // LONDON
# SCAR 1PEOPLE >> DENSITY
SCARCITY // AD // ICELAND INITIATIVES
URBAN FLOTSAM // CHORA
The number of housing areas across the RCA with buildings at different stages of construction was amplified by the competition between municipalities with their own local agendas. The bigger the area the municipalities planned and the more amenities they were able to offer, the more tax revenue they could harvest to service the community.
System boundaries sometimes coincide with political boundaries, more often they do not. The edge is vague, lacks identity and as a liminal zone it separates quite distinct geographical entities.
# SCAR 2
INDUSTRY >> DIVERSITY
TRADE >> SELF-SUFFICIENCY