Designing collaboration


A dialogue on design in nature recorded at an event that took place at the Icelandic Ambassadors residence in Copenhagen, April 2022. Moderated by Anna María Bogadóttir. Listen to the full recording below.


Boris Brorman Jenssen is an independent consultant and practicing architect MAA, PhD with a background in research and teaching from schools of architecture and universities throughout Denmark and abroad, including the University of Sydney, and Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has authored, co-authored and edited numerous articles, papers and books on architecture and urban development. Recently, his practice has mainly involved strategic consultancy and concept and idea development within architecture, landscape design and planning. He is lecturer at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, in Copenhagen with responsibility for the school’s two-year master’s degree in strategic urban planning.

Þórhallur Sigurðsson is co-founder of Andersen & Sigurdsson Architects, a practice focused on investigating architecture both on a theoretical as well as an artistic and practical level.Thorhallur is educated at the Danish Design School and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen, where he has also taught. He has been an associated professor at the Technical University of Denmark (Architectural Engineering).


Anna María Bogadóttir is a licensed architect, urbanist and curator engaging at the interface of architecture, art and urban culture. She is the founder of Úrbanistan, that operates across the fields of architecture, planning and preservation combining research and design with curatorial and publishing practices. Anna has extensive experience in cultural planning and strategic design on municipal, national and transnational levels and has been lead-consultant for Iceland Design and Architecture in the Nordic project Design in Nature. Anna is assistant Professor at the Iceland University of the Arts.