What is my discovery
do Mö llevången attractive !
Mo, Kuo-Chen@BAS, Norway, 2009/11/27
About Mö llevången
The most colorful district in Malmö. The market
trade is lively here and the shops and restaurants
have roots all over the world.
Möllevången was the first planned, large-scale
working class neighborhood in Malmö and the result
of the growing industrial city in the late 19th century.
The labor movement gained tremendous influence
here. The worker's newspaper Arbetet and the
cooperative association Solidar were founded in
Möllevången, which was also the site of the first
Folkets Park ("Community Park") in Sweden.
Möllevången is the hinge between the downtown & suburbs
The 11/15 bus lines
from different terminals
of Malmö City converge
on Möllevången, and
transfer to transfer
The each theme of hierarchies in Malmö City
The best neighborhood of Malmö- Möllevången, or short
as "Möllan". It's packed with markets, restaurants, bars
and nightclubs, and is arguably the most integrated and
multicultural inner city neighborhood in all of Scandinavia.
Mö llevången is a high density district, and therefore
people have so few open space for public use. Besides
“Malmö Folkets Park”, there are several points of public
green lands distribute in the north and the south of
There are just two public squares for people using,
“Möllevångstorget” is located in the beginning of the main
street as the heart of this district. Most restaurants,
clubs…etc, are opened around “Möllevångstorget”.
Mö llevångstorget is the plaza as the heart of this living
area, and therefore people use the public open space in a
beneficial way and give the same space more elasticity. In
the morning, the plaza plays a role as an open market,
and afterward it becomes a common place of the
Malmö Folkets Park is the entertainment park has plenty
for all the family. There is a fairground, Northern Europe’s
biggest Ferris wheel, a reptile centre, a miniature farm,
children’s theatre and entertainment.
The district has long been a low
priority and is in need of a renovation,
"says city environmental section
Deputy Director Sten Göransson.
Open Space – Green Land
Open Space – Public Square
Mö llevången is like a weave to connect with
human being, cultures, life, and space. Each unit
or element has different flexibility in between.
The Project Program
Purpose Do Mö llevången attractive !
Action Promote & structure the local image
A. The Edge
To clear the edge of Möllevången, and therefore to
promote the clear-cut area.
B. The Corner
Intend to make a clear invitation by rethinking the
image of each corner.
C. Main Street
Rethink people’s activities and the main commercial
behavior here, and therefore to fit in with the theme of
the main street.
D. Green Land
Enhance the green land to invite people using,
promote family entertainment and enjoy sunbath in the
The Plans - Do Mö llevången attractive !
By using different materials, colors…etc to give new meaning of local
The Pattern Plan image, and therefore inspire people to come.
By cleaning, improving, or adding on buildings’ façade to give new
The Facade Plan dialogue between each living unit.
By lighting plan to give Mö llevången different looking from day and night.
The Lighting Plan Make Mö llevången has more attractive.
By Plants plan to give Mö llevången has more beautiful green areas, and
The Plants Plan therefore has more colorful and better walking quality of streets.
By using sub-energy to create multi-using of resource. Besides, people
The Sustainability Plan can save more money in facility maintaining cost.
By controlling the traffic, it can provide pedestrianzed streets in the inner
The Traffic Control Plan Mö llevången in the night time, and therefore give people relaxed and
more comfortable walking space.
By using the meaningful colors, icons, diagram, or slogan to express the
The Image Promotion new Möllevången’s image inspire new invitation. Besides, promote the
hotdog shops, hamburger stores to provide restaurant service.
Case Study A - The Red Plaza, Zurich, Switzerland
Case Study B - The Hsimending Walking Street, Taipei, Taiwan
Traffic System – Roads System
Not Pass Through
Traffic System – Public Transit
Huvudlinjer (Main Lines)
1.Goes from early morning to late night.
2.The best was 5-8, e minute and never
more frequently than every 20th minute.
Pluslinjer (Plus Lines) 1,2
1.Goes every 10-30 minutes, but not as 1,2
late in the evenings as the main lines. 3,5
Categories & Amount
Restaurant X 24
Video & Film Shop X2
The Next Step
After the previous study and analysis; by following
the “Consumption Distribution” to focus on the
main street area in Möllevången. According to 7
plans’ idea as the method to face-lift around the
main street, and therefore do Möllevången more
Outward Life Square
Inward Life Square
Back Yard Park
To be continued…