positions of trust/honors

1989 University of Washington, Seattle, Master of Architecture
1987 Oslo School of Architecture, diploma
work experience
1995- Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Arkitekter MNAL
1989 Architectural practices established 1989 and 1991-92 in Seattle, USA
1982-92 Various engagements at architect offices in Oslo and Seattle









relevant experience as partner in charge

Senior Architect with comprehensive expertise in development, engineering and project management for distinct and technical complex buildings in challenging historic and climatic contexts.

Wide-ranging experience with local plan development in Norway and USA. The result is exceptional buildings which are given international attention.
The work of Jarmund/Vigsnæs (JVA) is extensively published in international journals and architectural literature.

Merits presented through international architectural awards, competitions and awards.
Extensively exhibited in in Europe, Asia and South and North America.
International lecturer and visiting professor at a large scale.
Involved in development of all JVA’s projects.


Summit Powder Mountain, Village, Eden, Utah

Housing Sørenga 6, Oslo, Norway

Myrkdalen Mountain Village, several projects, Voss, Norway

Ministry of Defense, Akershus Fortress, Oslo, Norway

Oslo School of Architecture, Oslo, Norway

academic experience
2014- External Examiner, London Metropolitan University, London, England
2014 Visiting Professor,  Penn State Univeristy, State College, USA
2009 Visiting Professor,  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA
2009 Visiting Critic, Academie van Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2007-2013 Associated Prof., Faculty of Engineering, Lunds University, Sweden
2005 Visiting Professor,  The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
2004 Member of Thesis Examining Committee , Oslo School of Architecture
2004 Visiting Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
1996-97 Lecturer, Bergen School of Architecture
1992-93 Lecturer with Sverre Fehn, studio“Bygg 3”, Oslo School of Architecture
1990-91 Visiting Critic, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
1990 Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
1990 Part-time Teacher, studio “Bygg 1”, Oslo School of Architecture, Norway
2015- Jury Member, Ecola Award, Germany
2013-2014 Board Member, Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture (DogA)
2012-2014 Assistant to the Chairman, Norsk Form (Found. for Design and Architecture)
2012 Member SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merill) Journal Jury
2008 Jury Member, Forum Awards
2008- International Jury Member, Copper in Architecture Awards
2006-2010 Board Member, The Norwegian Society for Lighting Culture, Norway
1997-99 Chairman Election Committe, Oslo Association of Architects (OAF)
1995 Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Seattle
1992 Board Member, Oslo Association of Architects (OAF)
1992 Citation, American Institute of Architects, Seattle
1987-88 The Valle Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle

foreign lectures

2015 Ljubliana, Slovenia. Arkansas, USA
2014 Caen, France. Groningen, Netherlands. Winchester, England, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
2013 Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
2012 Edinburgh, Scotland. Stockholm, Sweden. Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany. Havana, Cuba
2011 Praha, Czech Republic. Zagreb, Croatia. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010 Portland, USA. Beijing, China. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2009 St. Louis, USA. Providence, USA. Buenos Aires, Argentina.  St. Louis, USA.

Toronto, Canada.  Washington DC, USA. Gotherburg, Sweden.

Salt Lake City, USA. Gent, Belgium.




Pullman, Washington, USA. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.

Juneau, Alaska, USA. Seattle, Washington, USA. Strasbourg, France.

Lund, Sweden. Edmonton, Canada. Berlin, Germany. Lund, Sweden.

Delft, Netherlands. Inverness, Scotland

                                                                                     2007 Edinburgh, Scotland. Bratislava, Slovakia. Lund, Sweden.

Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sao Paulo, Brasil. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

2005 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Seattle, Washington, USA. Buffalo, New York, USA. Tucson, Arizona, USA
2004 Seattle, Washington, USA. St. Louis, Missouri, USA
2003 Glasgow, Skottland, Aberdeen, Skottland