Kristin Jarmund is a Norwegian architect, educated at the Norwegian Institute of Technology and the Architectural Association School of Architecture. Since 1985, she has run her own company. Her work focuses on attaining formal and functional simplification in complex situations. Her special focus is on context and the human dimension.
In 1996 Kristin Jarmund was chosen to represent Norway at the Biennale in Venice, presenting her plans for Stensby Kindergarten in Eidsvoll. In 2012 she was awarded Eco-Lighthouse environmental certification for her work toward achievement of sustainability. Her work has been featured in recent exhibitions including "New Nordic" at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Fredensborg (Denmark) in 2012 and "Selected Works" at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture in Copenhagen (Denmark) in 2010, as well as numerous group exhibitions about Norwegian architecture. She holds conferences and lectures in Europe and America and a number of international publications have presented her studio's work.
Among the buildings designed by her are Nydalen Station, the head office of the Norwegian Metrology Service, Raholt Lower Secondary School, the Norwegian Embassy in Kathmandu and the Faculty of Odontology at the University of Bergen.
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