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Ingrid Halland

Associate Professor

Institute of Design

Ingrid Halland is an architecture and design historian and art critic. She is associate professor at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design where she teaches at the PhD programme.​ 

Her academic work is published in journals such as LogJournal of Design HistoryArkitektur NKunst og kultur, and Nordisk museologi, and her work as an art critic is published in museum catalogues and artist books. Her research interests include late-twentieth century architecture and design, aesthetic theory, and continental philosophy, as well as ethics of globalization, systems biology, and theories of environment. Her doctoral thesis Error Earth: Displaying Deep Cybernetics in ‘The Universitas Project’ and ‘Italy: The New Domestic Landscape’, 1972 examined the interdependencies of cybernetics, ecology, and ontology in postmodern architecture and design. 

She is also associate professor at the Department of Art and Media Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) where she teaches contemporary art theory, politics of aesthetics, and art historiography. 

Forthcoming books: UNG URO: Unsettling Climates in Nordic Art, Architecture, and Design (Under contract with Cappelen Damm Akademisk, 2021)


  • Architecture & Culture
  • Architectural History