Alv Skogstad Aamo has been working with urban planning and urban development in several Norwegian towns. He started out in the public-private cooperation organisation IN’BY (Institute for urban development), went on to the Waterfront Planning Office in Oslo when this was established in 2003 and took part in the design and process of making the plan for “Fjordbyplanen” – the plan for the transformation of the former harbour area in the central part of Oslo. Since 2006 Skogstad Aamo has been heading the urban planning group at DARK architects. He’s been responsible for the planning process of large urban developments, among them Barcode, Asker Føyka and Fornebuporten, and several competitions won by DARK. He’s been member of the board of the Architectural Association in Oslo and of BOBY, lectured at AHO and NTNU, written articles in Arkitektur-N, Conditions, TOPOS etc, research papers with NIBR, books for Norsk Form and been NAL-jury member in several competitions.
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