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  House of the Seasons-Sustainable homes.  
 

December 2015
The Design Fund has awarded Hjördís & Dennis Architects a grant for the project „House of the Seasons-Sustainable homes“
See interview on RUV1

March 2014
ARKHD at DesignMarch 2014 in Harpa

New sofatables designed by Hjörds & Dennis at the exhibition Made in Furniture

November 2012
Hjördís & Dennis invited to take part in a seminar about Icelandic architecture in Berlin.
Link: http://www.honnunarmidstod.is/Frettir/Lesafrett/2902

August 2012
Renovated House of the Year 2012 by ARKHD
The residence at Vesturströnd 12 receives the Envrironmental Award of Seltjarnarnes Municipality for 2012. The jury was unanimous that "the house has been renovated in exceptionaly good taste.
The choice of materials is very beautiful. The interaction between house and environment is very good."

2012
ARKHD research project receives grant from Heritage fund.

The National Architectural Heritage Board of Iceland supports the research project "Icelandic Architectural History -Influence from the British Isles"

July 2010
Prize in competition for a Nursing Home in Fjardabyggd
Arkitektar Hjördís & Dennis win 3. prize in an open competition for a Nursing Home in Fjardabyggd
Link: http://ai.is/?p=399

April 2010
A visit to Helsinki
Hjördís & Dennis visit Helsinki and write an article about Design and Innovation in Finland, which appeared on the website of the Iceland Design Centre.
Link: http://www.honnunarmidstod.is/Greinarogvidtol/Grein/1957

May 2010
101 Tækifæri
The book 101 Tækifæri by Snorri F. Hilmarsson has been published by Torfusamtökin in Iceland. The book is about the old historic city center of Reykjavík. Attention is drawn to the value of the old city center and the opportunities it contains. ARKHD´s proposal for lots on the corner of Laugavegur and Vatnsstígur are discussed in the book.

January 2009
The book Salons der Diplomatie includes the work of ARKHD
The book Salons der Diplomatie has been published by DOM publishers in Berlin It richly illustrates 40 chosen ambassadors’ residences in Berlin including the Icelandic one.

January 2008
The book Nordic Architects to be published in 2008.
The book, published by Arvinius Förlag in Stockholm, showcases the work and words of 70 practitioners from the Nordic Countries including Arkitektar Hjördis & Dennis.
Link: www.arvinius.se/infona.html

March 2007
Forum Aid reviews Laugarnes School
The Swedish magazine Forum Aid 1/2007 gives the new extension four stars.

January 2007
Icelandic Embassy Residence published in md moebel interior design
The German magazine md moebel interior design No.1/2007 publishes a 6 page review of the Icelandic Embassy Residence in Berlin.

December 2006
Icelandic Embassy Residence published in Disenart Magazine
The Spanish publication Disenart Magazine No.13/2006 publishes a 6 page review of the Icelandic Embassy Residence in Berlin.

December 6, 2006
Formal opening of the new extension to Laugarnes School.
The Mayor of Reykjavík Vilhjámur Þ. Vilhjálmsson opens a new extension to Laugarnes School, a winning proposal in an invited competition 2003. Link

October 28, 2006
Hjördís & Dennis take part in the design-marathon RJOMI (CREAM)
The students of Reykjavik University and the Iceland Academy of the Arts invite 24 Icelandic designers to talk about their works for 10 minutes in a design-marathon.

October 2006
Icelandic Embassy Residence published in Design from Scandinavia
The Danish publication Design from Scandinavia No.22, 2006 publishes a 4 page review of the Icelandic Embassy Residence in Berlín. Link

March 27, 2006
Formal opening of the new Embassy Residence in Berlin
Foreign Minister Geir H. Haarde formally opens the new Icelandic Embassy Residence in Berlin which received I. prize in an open competition in 2003.