Skjetten (Skjettenbyen), Norway, Europe
 
 
Year1969latitude: 59° 58'
longitude: 10° 59'
Period1969-1973
Initiator(s)Skedsmo Tomteselskap AS
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Norwegian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)Niels-Ole Lund
Design organizationIS Skjettenprosjekting, Hultberg, Resen, Throne-Holst and Bugoslawski
Inhabitants
Target population10,000
Town website
Town related linkshttps://foskjettenbyen.borettslag.net/fakta-om-skjettenbyen/
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 


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Skjettenby was built in the first half of 1970's as an extension to an already existing village of 6.000 people. It is 'living and sleeping town' built with this function alone.

source: Nanna Bjerre Jepsen

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