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About KT Architects : KT Architect with director and architect Kari Thomsen work in the main field as an architectural office offering advice and supervision in design, project planning operations from tiny and small subjects as to buildings and city planning, as cooperate with needed engineering support for advanced constructions and technical solutions all focusing on the 21.century for sustainability, recycle and the cradle to cradle concept.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Good design mostly appeals to subjects in the daily room and work from furniture, spoons, lamps, cars and things being available for serving people. Even so good design can also reach proper and good art when the subject has got a certain and specific, maybe a bit none traditional shape and maybe also with a combination of materials and colors, making an impression of similarity to other know designs. In general design goes for subjects while art goes for performance, music, painting a.s.o.

ORGANIZATION:
Arkitektavirki Kari Thomsen ark.MAA

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Civil engineer Cars, mechanics, technicians, engineers

EDUCATION:
1981, Architect, MA, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Architectural Department, Copenhagen

EXPERIENCE:
1981, Architectural Office, Copenhagen
1983, Engineering Office, Faroese Government
1986, Own Architectural Office, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.
2010, Adviser at Agenda 21 Office, Kvivik, Faroe Isl.

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2008, ""Sustainable building", Stephansons Hus, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
1987, "Faroese Architecture", Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.
2012, "Domes of the World", Firence, Italy
2013, "A´Design Award & Competition", Como, Italy

EVENTS:
2002, "Energy and Environment" Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.
2002, "Wind-Hydrogen for the village village Svinoy", Faroe Isl.
2003, "Energy Conference", EREC, Majorca
2003, "Energy Conference", EREC, Hersonissos, Krete, Greek
2003, " Hydrogen as energy carrier", Norsk Veritas, Oslo, Norway
2011, "Sustainable development for Suduroy", Faroe Isl.

AWARDS:
2013, Bronze, A´Design Award & Competition, Como, Italy

PRESS APPEARANCES:
1987, "Dome design", newspapers, TV, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.
2001, "Dome-Huse", Energi og Miljoe, Denmark
2008, "Low-Energy and quick assembly homes", Best House Design
2008, "Sustainable Homes from Easy Domes", www.inhabitat.com
2008, "Des maisons durables en préfabriqué", www.enerzine.com
2008, "Eco Prefab", www.ecofriend.com
2010, "Dome Shelter System", www.domesheltersystem.com
2010, "Prefab Houses", Taschen GmbH, ISBN 978-3-8365-0753-0
2011, "Futuristic Dome Design, Viahouse
2011, "Sustainable and green Architecture", www.scoop.it
2011, "World´s wildest houses" MSN Real Estate
2013, "Build your own sustainable domehouse", www.bolius.dk

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2001, "Wind turbine Atlas", Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2003, "Wind-Hydrogen energy project on the island Svinoy, Faroe Islands"
2007, "Project for Recovery of the Baltic Sea", Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2010, "North Atlantic and Arctic Sail Routes", KIMO Intern., Torshavn, Faroe Islands

BOOKS:
2010, "Prefab Houses", 6 pages, Taschen GmbH, ISBN 978-3-8365-0753-0
2012, "Behind the Blue", 6 pages, Art book, Faroe Isl., ISBN 978-99918-69-17-9

ACCOLADES:
2008, "Environment Award", City Council, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Faroese, Danish and English (Native), German, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish (Near native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
AutoCad, Revit, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML a.m.

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
1987, "Recycling", Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2002, "Conference Energy and Nature", Nordic House, Faroe Islands
2011, "National Parks", University, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2013, "Sustainable Development RIO+20", Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2013, "Hydrogen as energy carrier", Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2013, "Fishing For Litter", KIMO International, Nordic House, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2013, "Towards Sustanable Energy Future", University, Torshavn, Faroe Islands

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
1983, Association of Academic Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark
1983, Association of Danish Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark
1986, Faroe Isl. Environmental Protection Ass., FNU, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.
2002, Faroe Islands New Energy, FINE, Torshavn, Faroe Isl.

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2010, Association of Faroese Municipalities, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2012, - " -
2012, ETICA Award, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2013, ETICA Award, Torshavn, Faroe Islands

HOBBIES:
Painting, modelling, hiking, fishery and sailing, reading, snow skating, nature experiences.

CLIENTELE:
Greenland Society Faroe Islands, Golden Tulip Hotel & Resort, Ghantoot, UAE, Berg Motors, T.F.Thomsen A/S, app. 15 city councils Faroe Isl., private customers on Faroe Isl. as in Denmark, 3 kindergarten Faroe Isl., Restoration of old storage buildings Faroe Isl., Restoration of two churches Faroe Isl.

WEB SITE:
www.easydomes.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.easydomes.com, www.snowskate.dk

REGISTRATION DATE:
2012-09-04 09:36:35

COUNTRY:
Faroe Islands

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by KT Architects


Easy Domes Dome House

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2012
KT Architects for Easy Domes Ltd
Snowskate Skate For Soft and Hard Snow

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Equipment Design Category in 2013
Kari Thomsen for Arkitektavirki Kári Thomsen Ark.maa

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