Rintala Eggertsson Arkitekter
Dagur Eggertsson and Sami Rintala are the founders of Rintala Eggertsson Architects, a Norway based architecture firm, which bases its activities around furniture design, public art, architecture and urban planning. In 2008 Eggertsson and Rintala were joined by Vibeke Jenssen who is now a full partner in the company. All three studied under Juhani Pallasmaa in Helsinki, and are informed by his phenomenological and cross-disciplinary thinking. Since the establishment in 2007, Rintala Eggertsson Architects have developed projects around the world and their work has been exhibited at the Maxxi Museum in Rome, Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the Venice Biennale and the National Art Museum of China, amongst others.
The company has received prestigious awards over the years such as The Global award for Sustainable Architecture, Wan 21 for 21 Award, Architizer + Award, Travel & Leisure Award, American Architecture Award and the International Architecture Award. Their projects and texts have been published in architecture magazines such as Abitare, Area, Architectural Review, A+U, L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, D'A Magazine, AMC architecture, Detail, Domus, Topos and Wallpaper as well as New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Eggertsson and Rintala have taught architecture in Europe, Australia and North-America and are currently Gensler Visiting Professors at Cornell University in New York.
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