Education CV

Ívar Örn Guðmundsson


continued education:

harvard – cambridge (2015)

  • GSD – center for green buildings and cities
    “sustainability in scandinavia” (conference)

columbia university  – new york (2014)

  • GSAPP urban/health program
    “conversations around public health, architecture, and cities” (symposium)

the university of iceland – reykjavík (2010)

  • real estate & project development


columbia university

New York (1992 – 1993 / 1994 – 1996)

  • M.Arch degree (May 1996) on a Fulbright Scholarship
    – thesis work done under supervision of Kenneth Frampton
    – graduation research award: the William Kinne Fellowship

project: 4th street library, new york
with  Professor Victoria Mayers
See pictures

project: national diet library, kansai kan, japan
with Professors Kenneth Frampton and Laurie Hawkinson
See project summary


southern california institute of architecture

Los Angeles (1993 – 1994)

  • 2nd year M.Arch. program

Project: Sunset Productions
with Professor Tom Buresh
See project summary


architectural association school of architecture

London (1988 – 1991)

  • RIBA – part one ( B.A.)

project: service station „for the making of nature“
with Professors Steve McAdam og Cristina Norton


reykjavik art school

Reykjavik, Iceland (fall ’87 & fall ’91)

  • painting / drawing


university of iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland (fall ’87 – spring ’88)

  • coursework in engineering