nina edwards anker

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nina edwards anker

     nina edwards anker born in new york city, 1971 Thaulows Vei 7a, 0369 Oslo, Norway t: (+47) 41 50 89 37

     Education Harvard University

    Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, 1997 - June 2001

    Master of Architecture I

    Thesis Project “Moving Red Hook: a Compression of the Promenade”. Explored alternative forms of organization of the waterfront. Proposed a reconfiguration of the existing urban elements using water as the integrating factor. Developed design principles for building in a given space, responding to new technological developments and programmatic demands while drawing from a neighborhood’s historical traces.

    Core and Option Studio Critics: Preston Scott Cohen, Nader Tehrani, Monica Ponce de Leon, Kathryn Dean, Vincent James. Projects include Roxbury housing, Boston community library, and Tulane University Student Center proposals

Architectural Association

    Graduate School of Architecture, London, U.K, 1995 -1997

    First year studio: interlocking greenhouses in the Fens, U.K. Developed project from analysis of topographical layers in Fen landscape and study of material application. Advised by Mark Heyduk and Elizabeth Adams

    Second year studio: sculpture pavilion at South Bank, London. Analyzed influencing factors of spatial usage of London’s South Bank and explored variations on the theme

    of choreography of inhabitation. Advised by Carles Muro

Columbia University

    Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation, NY, NY, summer 1995 Proposed residential building whose form developed from geology of Manhattan site. Instructed by Laura Briggs

Vassar College

    Poughkeepsie, NY, 1989 -1993

    Bachelor of Arts with honors. Double-major: Art History / French Literature

    work a-lab Arkitekter

    experience Oslo, Norway, 2006

    One of three on design team for large office complex at IT Fornebu. Completed 3-D and 2-D detail construction drawings of central organically shaped „hub‟ building Peter Marino Architects & Associates

     New York, NY, 2004

    Participated in the design of residential duplex in Pierre Hotel, Manhattan, Louis Vuitton Paris and Fendi Rome boutiques. Developed detail construction drawings for Chanel Ginza

Owen & Mandolfo, Inc.

     New York, NY, 2003

    Developed drawings and design for Connecticut residence

    Completed construction documents for Chelsea loft with Arthur Cassas Participated in design of lobby of „Guardian‟ building in Wall Street

    Worked as a member of the World Trade Centre Memorial competition team

    Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects

     New York, NY, 2002

    Completed drawings for construction documents for Riverside Park P. J. Sharp

    Volunteer House, and Convent of the Sacred Heart School addition, Manhattan

    mmw arkitekter

    Oslo, Norway, 2001

    Participated in the design of the Villa Bakke, Kilden cinema complex, stage sets for

    Blod and All-tid performances, the New Deal and Inferno advertising firms

    Worked as a member of the Metro Oslo and Hinna Waterfront competition teams

     Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners

    New York, NY, summer 1999

    Participated in the design process and model studies of winning international

    competition entry for redevelopment of Trinity College, Dublin

    The Building Center

    London, U.K., 1994 -1995

    Provided architects with information on building materials


    London, U.K., furniture department, 1993 -1994

    Received Post-Graduate diploma from Sotheby’s Educational Studies, with

    dissertation on architect/designer William Kent

     Michael Dunev Gallery, San Francisco, CA, summer 1991

     Tate Gallery, London, U.K., summer 1990

independent Tjøme Cabin

    projects Tjøme, Norway, 2007-2008

     Small family cottage

    Townhouse Extension

     Bærum, Norway, 2007-2008

    New terrace and extension to existing 2-story townhouse

    Anker Apartment

     Oslo, Norway, 2006 -2008

    Re-design of interiors and terrace, including Arctic furniture line

    Apartment Extension, 22 Kvibergsgate - complete

     Oslo, Norway, 2007

    Gut renovation of basement area and home theatre with stair to first floor

     Kari Simmonsen Coastal Cottage - built

     Eftang, Norway 2005

    Re-design, winterisation, and gut renovation of existing cottage

    Tribeca Loft, 45 Lispenard St. - built

    New York, NY, 2003

    Transformation of commercial space to residential loft. Work/live storefront loft with

    basement and mezzanine levels for fashion photographer‟s studio and residence

    New York City Water Taxi Shelter

    Red Hook, Brooklyn, 2003

    Waterfront shelter for New York City Water Taxi passengers, winner of grant awarded

    from New York State Council of the Arts independent arts program.

    Long Island Guest Cottage Addition and Renovation - built

    Southampton, New York, 2004

    Gut-renovation, Winterisation and addition to existing guest cottage.

    teaching Pratt Institute, Assistant Professor

    experience Brooklyn, NY, 2002-2004

    Co-taught graduate furniture design. Mentored Int. Design thesis student, 2003-2004

    Taught AutoCAD drawing to undergraduate and graduate students in Interior Design

    and Architecture. Students completed full construction document set and 3-D designs.

    Arkitekthøgskolen i Oslo

    Oslo, 2005 rdInvited censor for final reviews of 3 year students in museum in Tullinløkka studio

     awards Norsk Form, grant for Talent Zone stand at Copenhagen Furniture Fair 2007

    New York State Council of the Arts, Independent Project award, 2003

     publications Frame, Sept./ Oct. 2007

    Bonytt, Design News, Sept. 2007

    Southampton Press, Design section, March 2005

    Time Out New York, Home Design Issue, Oct. 7-14, 2004

    Gamut, Harvard Graduate School of Design student magazine, Spring 2001

    competitions Metropolis 08, Chicago, with Live Westli, 2008

    Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Oslo, with Frederic Schwartz Architects, 2007

    Sanctuary Temple, New Lebanon, NY, with Melisa Callau, 2007

    Muji Design Competition, Tokyo, 2006

    Newstand, Chicago, with Sara Hurand, 2005 and Urban Watertanks, Chicago, 2005

     C2C Home, Roanoke, VA, 2004

    Bøler Church, Oslo, with Kari Nøss-Bergem and Svein Erik Bergem, 2004

    Fabrica/ Viva sculpture, Catena di Villorba, Italy, 2004

    World Trade Center Memorial, New York, NY, with Woody Rainey, 2003

    Future Vision - Leisure, Linz, Austria, 2002

    Trinity University Re-development, Dublin, invited competition, winning entry, with

    Henry Cobb at Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners, 1999

    exhibitions Talent Zone, Copenhagen International Furniture Fair 2007, Denmark, May 2007

    Architectural League of NY, „New New York: Fast Forward‟, NY, NY, spring 2007

    Museum of Art of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA, “C2C Home”, 2005 and 2006

    Center for Architecture, LaGuardia Place, New York, NY, exhibition of ferry shelter in

    Going Public” group exhibit, fall 2003

    Pier 41, Van Dyke St, Brooklyn, NY, exhibition of graduate thesis project, spring 2003

    Harvard University, Rome Summer Course drawings, 1998; thesis exhibition, 2001

    Architectural Association, end-of-year exhibitions, 1996, 1997

    languages Bi-lingual French and English, fluent Norwegian, some German, Italian, Danish and


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