Kanalbyen is a new area in Fredericia, which in the long term will house app. 3000 new citizens and 3000 new jobs. It is an ambitious city development project made as a collaboration between Realdania By and Byg and the municipality of Fredericia. From the beginning, it has been a wish to connect the arts to the core processes of the development. The Danish Arts foundation funded money for the commissioning of several sketch competitions for integrated art projects in more buildings and in the new urban areas. IN SITU has been designated as advisor and facilitator. The aim of the art projects is to strengthen the identity of Kanalbyen, and create meeting points as well as connections in close contact with the citizens and the visitors' of the area.
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