A look at the inner city of the future
How will Gothenburg’s central districts along the Göta River look like in 15, 20 and 30 years? What are the visions and what is already clear? In Älvrummet you get answers to your questions about urban development in what is called Älvstaden.
This is Älvrummet
Älvrummet is a visitor center for the public and Älvstadens face out. Here you get an overall picture of the urban development that is planned in Älvstaden and what is already clear. As a visitor, you can take part in lectures, events, guided tours, exhibitions of proposals and plans and information on the ongoing urban development in Gothenburg’s inner city. The river room also serves as a natural arena for debates in urban development issues, and the model over central Gothenburg in the middle of the room shows the city now and in the future.
The history of Älvrummet
Älvrummet opened the doors for the first time in 2008, then on the Channel Square at the Göteborg Opera. Gradually, Älvrummet became an obvious place for information and debates about urban development along the river banks.
At the end of 2017, the building floor at the Canal Square went out and Älvrummet needed a new room. The move went over the water to Lindholmen Science Park and Gothenburg’s most knowledge-intensive and expansive area. When the new Älvrummet opened in November 2017, the exhibition had become completely digital. The big model over Älvstaden moved with and got to take place in the middle of Älvrummet.
Welcome to Älvrummet
Älvrummet is a public visitor centre that provides information about the urban development in Älvstaden. It is located at Lindholmen. Älvrummet has a big model that displays central Gothenburg showing the already built city and the plan proposal of the future city. A digital exhibition is also available. A visit to Älvrummet will provide you with a better understanding of why Gothenburg currently are undertaking a lot of urban development and what these changes mean for the people who work and live in Gothenburg. Älvrummet is open Monday to Saturday and visits are free of charge.
Open to the world
Älvstaden is one of the Nordic region’s largest urban development projects – central Gothenburg will grow to double size. By strengthening the core, meeting the water and the whole city, we create an inclusive, green and dynamic inner city that is open to the world. Älvstaden is emerging along both sides of the river in Backaplan, the Central area, Frihamnen, Gullbergsvass, Lindholmen, Ringön and Södra Älvstranden. The goal is 25,000 new apartments and 45,000 new jobs.
Read more about Älvstaden at alvstaden.se