Sami Rintala and Dagur Eggertsson are experimenting all over the world architecture in little scale with installations engaging a dialogue between nature and human presence, sometimes integrating their students in the prototypes' realisation. The agency was nominated in 2008 for the Bauhaus Award and in 2009 for the Mies van der Rohe Prize.
Sami Rintala is an artiste and architect who graduated from Helsinki University of Technology. He is a teacher in Trondheim’s NTNU and in Oslo’s AHO. He won in 1999 the Emerging Architecture Award from Architectural Review.
Dagur Eggertsson is graduated from Oslo School of Architecture in 1992, then from Helsinki University of Technology in 1996 with a professionnal master under supervision of teacher Juhani Pallasmaa. He’s currently teaching architecture in Norway, Iceland and Sweden, and follows the Oslo School of Achitecture project.