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Mari Hvattum

Professor

Institute of Form, Theory and History

Mari.Hvattum@aho.no

Tel: +4722997119

Mari Hvattum is professor of architectural history and theory, teaching modern architectural history and theory on all levels in the school. She is project leader of the research project The Printed and the Built. Architecture and Public Debate in Modern Europe.
 

Hvattum is a diploma architect from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim, with studies in philosophy and aesthetics at the University of Bergen and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, England. Hvattum has taught at The Architectural Association, London, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, University of Strathclyde, and Central European University, Prague. She publishes internationally on 19th and 20th architectural discourse and practice, and was vice president of the European Architectural History Network EAHN from 2010 to 2014.

Curriculum Vitae - CV

Selected publications

Monographs:

  • Hva er arkitektur. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget 2015.
  • Heinrich Ernst Schirmer. Kosmopolittenes arkitekt. Oslo: Pax 2014.
  • Gottfried Semper and the Problem of Historicism. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press 2004.

Edited books:

  • M. Hvattum (red.), Debatten om stortingsbygningen 1836–1866, Oslo: Pax 2016. (forthcoming)
  • M. Lending and M. Hvattum (red.), Modelling Time. The Permanent Collection 1925–2014, Oslo: Torpedo Press 2014
  • Helge Jordheim og Tore Rem (red.), m/Kristin Asdal, Torkel Brekke, Mari Hvattum, Erling Sandmo og Espen Ytreberg, Hva skal vi med humaniora? Oslo: Fritt Ord 2014.
  • M. Lending and M. Hvattum (red.), “Vor Tids Fordringer”. Norske arkitekturdebatter, 1818–1919, Oslo: Pax 2012.
  • M. Hvattum, B. Brenna, B. Elvebakk, and J. K. Larsen (red.), Routes, Roads and Landscapes, Farnham: Ashgate, 2011.
  • G. Lauvland, K. O. Ellefsen, M. Hvattum (red.), An Eye for Place: Christian Norberg-Schulz as Architect, Teacher and Historian, Oslo: Pax 2009.
  • M. Hvattum og C. Hermansen (red.), Tracing Modernity. Manifestations of the Modern in Architecture and the City, London: Routledge 2004.
     

Articles:

  • “The Garden and the City: Fragmented Dreams of Totality“, in Maximilian Sternberg and Henriette Steiner (eds), Phenomenologies of the City. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture. Farnham: Ashgate 2015.
  • “The Moss/Plug Juxtaposition”, A10 New European Architecture, no 55/2014.
  • “Sverre Fehn’s Villa Schreiner”, in Nina Berre and Mari Lending (eds) Villa Schreiner, AsBuilt Classic, Oslo: Pax 2014.
  • “The re-enchantment of history. Jan Digerud and figurative postmodernism”, in Jan Digerud, Collage. Oslo: A+O publishing 2013.
  • ”The King’s Road: Constructing the National Landscape”, (co-authored w/Brita Brenna, Torild Gjesvik and Janike Kampevold Larsen) in Kjerstin Aukrust (ed.), Assigning Cultural Values, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 2013.
  • “Crisis and Correspondence. Style in the Nineteenth Century”, Architectural Histories – Journal of the EAHN, no 2/2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ah.an
  •  “The Engineer’s Garden”, in Turid Karlsen Seim and Victor Plahte Tschudi (eds), Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia (ACTA), no 26/2013.
  • “Arkitekt Heinrich Ernst Schirmers studiereise til England, 1843–44” (w/ Iselin Bogen), Kunst og kultur no 2/2013.
  • ”Making Place”, in Michael Aasgaard Andersen (ed.), New Nordic: Identity and Architecture, Copenhagen: Louisiana, 2012.
  • ”Utsikter fra veien”, in Nina Frang Høyum and Janike Kampevold Larsen (eds), Views: Norway seen from the Road / Utsikter: Norge sett fra veien, Oslo: Press forlag, 2012.
  • “Forms of Friction: JVA architects 1996–2012” in Design Peak 14: Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects, Seoul: Equal Books 2012, pp. 1-100.
  • “Architecture and the Archive” (w/Mari Lending), Nordic Journal of Architecture no 3/2012.
  • “Nordic Nonumentality” Nordic Journal of Architecture, no 2/2012.
  •  “Beslöjade verk och suddiga sammanhang” in Claes Caldenbye and Fredrik Nilsson (eds) Om Arkitektur, Arkus: Stockholm 2011.
  • Das Original ist schon Kopie”: imitasjon og metamorfose i 1800-tallets arkitekturtenkning” in Karin Gundersen and Mari Lending (eds) Kopi og original, Oslo: Scandinavian Academic Press, pp. 131–146.
  • “Bridging the Gap”, Docomomo Journal 45, 2/2011, pp. 104–107.
  • ”Panoramas of Style: Railway Architecture in Nineteenth Century Norway”, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Vol. 70, no. 2, June 2011, pp. 190–209.
  •  “Virkningshistorier”, Arkitektur N (Norwegian Review of Architecture) no 4/2011, pp. 34–41. Reprinted as a special issue for the Norwegian Architecture Festival, September 2011.
  • “She came down like a dream.” Gordon Matta-Clarks Splitting”,  Agora – Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon no 3/ 2010, pp. 56-66
  • “Lost in Place: Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects”, World Architecture no 11/2010, vol 245, pp. 18-25.
  • “Landscapes en route”, ’Scape Magazine: Landscape architecture and urbanism, no 1/2010, pp. 18-20.
  • “Stedets tyranni”, Arkitekten (Danmark) no 2/2010, pp. 34-43
  • “En Medkjæmper for den gode Sag”, Heinrich Ernst Schirmer og Intelligencens arkitektur”, Kunst og Kultur no 1/2010, pp. 2-13
  • ”The problem of Aesthetics”, in Made in Norway. (ed. Ingerid Helsing-Almaas), Basel: Birkhäuser 2010, pp. 138-141.
  • ”Modified modernism: the relational architecture of the low-rise high-density movement” in Nortopia: Nordic modern architecture and postwar Germany. (eds. C. Spliid-Høgbro and A. Wischmann) Berlin: Jovis Verlag, pp. 94-108.
  • “Genius Historiae: Christian Norberg-Schulz and the historiography of modern architecture” in: Lauvland, Ellefsen, Hvattum (eds.) An Eye for Place: Christian Norberg-Schulz as Architect, Teacher and Historian. Oslo: Pax 2009.
  • "En reise i fremmed land: Verneteoretiske posisjoner i samtidsarkitekturen" i Tid i arkitektur: om å bygge i fire dimensjoner. P. Butenschøn (ed.) Oslo: Akademisk Publisering 2009.
  • ”The Pleasure of Surprise”, Positions - On Modern Architecture and Urbanism Histories and Theories, University of Minnesota Press / NaI, no 1/2008.
  • “Stilstrid og tidsuttrykk: noen temaer fra historismens arkitekturtenkning”, Kunst og Kultur no 3/2008.
  • “Veiled Works and Blurred Contexts”, Journal of Architecture vol. 13, no 2/2008.
  • “Unfolding from within: Modern Architecture and the Dream of Organic Totality”, Journal of Architecture vol. 11, no 4/2006
  • ”Origins Redefined: a Tale of Pigs and Primitive Huts”, in Primitive: Original Matters in Architecture (eds. F. Samuels, J. Odgers, A. Kerr) London: Routledge 2006.
  • “Museet som Erfindungsmethode”, Agora – Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon no 3/ 2006
  • ”Historisme og Modernisme i moderne arkitekturhistorieskriving” Nordisk arkitekturforskning (Nordic Journal of Architectural Research) no 1/2006