Beate Hølmebakk



About the Speaker

Beate Hølmebakk runs the architectural practice manthey kula together with Per Tamsen. manthey kula’s production spans from ideal, explorative projects to public commissions. The office’s work is widely published; it is presented in several international architecture exhibitions and represented in several international architecture collections. Projects by manthey kula were nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2009, 2011, 2019 and 2022. Hølmebakk studied architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture under Sverre Fehn and Christian Norberg-Schulz, and as a visiting student at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union under John Hejduk. Hølmebakk has taught at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design since 2007. Since 2019 she is Professor in Architecture, the chair formerly held by Per Olaf Fjeld and Sverre Fehn. She has had several international teaching positions and lectures frequently outside Norway. Among other venues she has lectured at the Barbican, Harvard GSD, the Cass, Kingston University, Cornell University, Hong Kong University, and Politecnico di Milano.

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