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The Graduates 2013 | Arnar Þór Sigurjónsson


Arnar Þór Sigurjónsson is a newly graduated BA in architecture from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir


Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2013 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Bergþóra Góa Kvaran


Bergþóra Góa Kvaran is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir


Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | María Þórólfsdóttir


María Þórólfsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir


Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2013 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during… Read more

Björnsbakari by Ydda Architects


Ydda Architects have designed the interiors of the latest branch to the Björnsbakarí bakery, opened in May 2013. The old door handle was found in the storage room. Old stories and photographs of the bakery, opened in 1905, served as inspiration to the interiors. The space is bright  and light with high… Read more

YOUR TEXT HERE by Marcos Zotes


Iceland-based architect Marcos Zotes was one of the four designers to participate in the making of the DesignMarch 2013 identity  (Hvað? you may ask – read more about it all here). He also set up an installation Your Text Here, a participatory, site-specific light installation that transformed peoples voices into citizen proclamations… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | S by Marcos Zotes


This year’s DesignMarch festival identity (by Jónas Valtysson and Ármann Agnarsson) features a real wooden grid that forms the letters “HönnunarMars” (Icelandic for DesignMarch). Designed and built by Valtysson and Agnarsson in collaboration with designer Hlynur Axelsson, the grid, some 475 x 350 x 45 cm in size was then photographed by Marino Thorlacius in several… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Project of the Year


Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. For the first time ever, Grapevine awarded best fashion design too, and the award went to… Torg í Biðstöðu! Run by the city, Torg Í Biðstöðu is a programme that makes use of various ‘meanwhile spaces’ in Reykjavík. It invites and… Read more