The concept for the new city area is based on local conditions. In the settlement patternof Aalborg, the history of urban development, in the geology, the topography, and especially in the wind and the water. The intention is to use this simple story as structuring element for the future development of the city. The foundation for the development of Aalborg East, are 3 concepts that also characterizes the story of Aalborg: The North-Denmark Nerve, Good neighborhood and Nature.
The edge areas are redefined so that the traditional suburban sprawl and the concept is changed. Nature becomes the new focal point for both recreationally, active as climatic conditions - this planning strategy is enacted CITY IN NATURE.