The design phase in Keflavik which began in the middle of September 2020 has now been completed. The permission to commence is expected within the next few weeks. ÍAV received early permission to carry out the earthworks of the apron to ensure that the concrete paving could commence as early in the summer as possible. ÍAV has dug and removed 120.000 cubic metres of soil and rock and imported 100.000 cubic metres of crushed aggregates since March 9th, 2021.
ÍAV has handed over the Sky Lagoon project to their client Nature Resort ehf. Sky Lagoon was open to the public on May 1, 2021. Sky Lagoon website is www.skylagoon.com
Since contract signing on Feb 16, 2018, a continuous progress is claimed by ÍAV and sub trades on Móavegur 2-12 project site in Reykjavík. The project is to deliver in a turn-key manner a 155-apartment affordable rental-housing complex entailing six 3-4 storey buildings with a shared underground carpark, with anticipated project completion in June of 2020. The Client Bjarg is a non-profit organization formed by two of Iceland’s largest confederations of labour, ASÍ and BSRB.
Now about 85% of all construction has been completed on the Burfell power plant expansion. All water chanels have been concluded. The entrance chanel was completed late April and the sewerage chanel was completed in beginning of May.
Wednesday, May 23rd, the first shovel was taken for the first building of the project Kirkjusandur, the construction consists of 77 apartments, along with a underground car park that will be connected to other underground car parks on the lot.
Harpa once again receives recognition for its fascinating design and especially for the ever-changing look of the glass structure with its color scheme.
On February 16, 2018, IAV and the Client Bjarg, a non-profit organization formed by two of Iceland’s largest confederations of labor, ASÍ and BSRB, signed a fixed-price contract.
Two projects from Iceland are among the 365 projects that have been nominated to the Mies van der Rohe prize, the prize is awarded for contemporary architecture.
Recently an crawler excavator was addit to IAV‘s equipment pack.
Project preparations for the tarmac renewal of Keflavik Airport runways are going as planned. The project is to fix the section of two runways, no: 02-20 and 11-29 at the Keflavik airport by milling the surface and laying out new asphalt, renewing all electrical conduit pipes (PE pipes) and install boxes for side lights and runway lights.