Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Kjerstin Elisabeth Uhre

Kjerstin Uhre is an Architect [born in Oslo,1967 with family background from Vesterålen], educated at Bergen Architecture School; in Bergen she also studied Philosophical Aesthetics at UiB. She is currently undertaking her PhD at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. She is partner in Dahl & Uhre architects in Tromsø, and a jury member for the North Norwegian Architecture Price. She has been teaching architecture at BAS and AHO. Dahl & Uhre’s latest project, “In the middle of the world, in the middle of Nuuk” was awarded the price for “best Nordic urban plan” in 2011. D&U has, besides built architectural projects, developed design based comprehensive public discourses such as The Game of Tromsø and the City Development Year, and has won architecture competition projects in Scandinavia on urban and regional scales. Most of D&U’s projects are developed in extended and trans disciplinary teams.

Knut Eirik Dahl

Knut Eirik Dahl, 1943, Norway, Architect MNAL and Professor at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at AHO in Oslo. He is founding partner in Dahl & Uhre (D&U) architects in Tromsø and President of Europan Norway since 2001. Dahl is an initiator and creator of comprehensive public discourses as the Game of Tromsø (City Of Dialogues) and the Year of City Development (City of Chronicles).These open and inviting public dialogues, and competition projects in Scandinavia on urban and regional scales, has established him as a lecturer in cities and at universities.
As former partner in blue line architects (blå strek) and now in D&U he has realized a series of projects which is published national and international. Dahl has been awarded prizes for both buildings and projects on the larger urban level.