Exit Paradis was a visioning project to see what was possible in the old abandoned rail yard in Stavanger, Norway. The team envisioned a self-sustainable urban setting that would enhance and strengthen the community of Stavanger.
We feel that what had been proposed is possible and poses many important questions. How can these ideas be taken further in order to create and support a project of this magnitude and potential? Many more meaningful issues and conditions must be taken into consideration. How could this fruitless site begin to speak to the people of Stavanger and welcome others from around the world? How can the architecture express and celebrate the increasing technology familiar to the region?
These are just a few of the issues that have been taken into consideration throughout the design process. The next step in this process is the realization of this sites importance to the future of Stavanger and what lies ahead. As we have experienced ourselves, the path is unbounded but very much a reality.