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Simon Ewings
Jury Member

SIMON EWINGS is a senior Architect and discipline leader at Haptic Architects Oslo. Simo has 28 years experience in design and management of large and complex projects. He is a graduate of the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, and has taught and lectured internationally and has experience in international jury work. Simon has worked on a number of projects in Norway and in the rest of the world, several of which are related to urban and area development and with special focus on cultural buildings.

After graduating, Simon worked in London before moving to Norway in 1999. In 2001, he became part of Snøhetta’s design team for the Norwegian Opera and Ballet first as a façade architect, then as project manager and constru ction site architect. Simon has also worked for Snøhetta NYC as Project Director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In Haptic Oslo, Simon is responsible for professional quality at the company level and in high-profile projects.

Through his experience on cultural projects, he has a widespread understanding of how architecture, interiors and landscapes can form a holistic framework for a meaningful experience for visitors. Haptic is primarily concerned with contextual adaptation, and how our projects relate to their surroundings. Particularly important is how the buildings meet the ground, the experience for the public and users and how the volumetrics and design of buildings completes and complements their surroundings.

Languages : Norwegian, English.