Professional work in Iceland

Ívar Örn Guðmundsson

Nexus Arkitektar – private practice – Reykjavik (January 2001 – present)

m³arkitektar – Reykjavik (June 2000 – December 2000)

indice, chennai, india

office and furniture design & detailing, as well as el. design coordination

securitas, technical department, reykjavík

office design & detailing. construction coordination

hótel borg, reykjavík city center

proposal for alterations to roof, incorporating 7 new suites and a glazed
surround tower suite. Alterations to 5th & 6th-floor rooms – now built.


THH architects, reykjavik (Sept ’99 – Feb ’00)

head designer, project manager and design coordinator during schematic design development stages of various projects. Oversaw all office & personnel management issues. Projects included.

high tech. park – “h@t@k” at keldur for thyrping hf.

project developed with Arrowstreet ( a U.S. firm) and presented to the major of
Reykjavík, work done for the Thyrping Development Co.

shopping center at lauganes for thyrping hf.

feasability scheme for an alteration of existing bldg. to a shopping center.

office building at laugavegur 180 for ístak hf.

project development drwgs for the client and presentations. (now built).

shopping center complex at vatnsmýrin for kea & ía

concept proposals and presentations, meetings with hí & lhs

apartment building complex in reykjavík city center for ía

schematic design, two proposals for a 30 aprtm. complex.


other earlier works:

Finnur & Hilmar – architect – Reykjavik (Oct ’91 – Aug ’92)

worked on designs for a pedestrian bridge, various houses, a bar as well as two housing competitions

sav – Gestur Ólafsson – architect – Reykjavik (jan ’88 – sept ’88)

draftsman for an architect/engineer/planning firm, worked on two urban planning competitions & participated in the publication of Iceland’s first architectural magazine, “Arkitektur & Skipulag”, wrote articles in, and assisted in the gathering of material as well as general management of the magazine.