• Margretheholmsvej 2, Vandflyverhangaren

    1432 København K

    Denmark

20092021

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Martin Søberg is an architectural historian. He is specialized in modern architecture and the relationship between architectural works and ideas. Another field of research is architectural representations and poetics, particularly in the 20th and 21st centuries. He currently works on a monographic study of the Danish modern architect Kay Fisker and has published articles in books and journals on the topics of architecture, drawing and photography.

Martin Søberg is co-editor of the books The Artful Plan: Architectural Drawing Reconfigured (Birkhäuser, 2020), What Images Do (Aarhus University Press, 2019), Terræn. Veje ind i samtidskunsten (Aarhus University Press, 2019) and Refractions – Artistic Research in Architecture (Architectural Publisher B, 2016). He edited the thematic issue “Forming Welfare” of the research journal Nordic Journal of Architecture (2015) and was co-editor of thematic issues of the journals Artifact Journal (2017, “What Images Do”) and PeriskopForum for kunsthistorisk debat (2016, “Arkitektur og kvantitet”). He is chair of the Danish Association of Art Historians and editor of the association’s journals Kunsthistorisk Bogliste and Quadratura – Writings in Danish Art History.

 

Employment

2020– Associate Professor, School of Architecture, KADK.

2016–2020 Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, KADK.

2015–2016 Teaching Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, KADK.

2015 External Lecturer, Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen.

2014-2017 External Lecturer, Art History, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen.

2013-2015 Research Assistant, Lecturer, School of Architecture, KADK.

2013 Research Assistant, Lecturer, Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen.

2010 Research Assistant, School of Architecture, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

2007-2009 Head of Communications, SLA Architects.

2006-2007 Communication and Research Employee, SLA Architects.

Education

2017 Professional Postgraduate Teacher Training, Aarhus University.

2014 PhD, School of Architecture, KADK. Dissertation: The Oscillating Sketch.

2011 Visiting Scholar, GSAPP, Columbia University, New York City, USA, sponsored by Professor Kenneth Frampton.

2010 Bildpraktiken, eikones Summer School, NFS Bildkritik, Basel, Switzerland.

2008 Re-Inventing RDM, 4th International Architecture Summer School, Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design, Netherlands.

2006 Mag.art. in Art History, University of Copenhagen. Thesis: Affekt og forskydning: Mies van der Rohes arkitektur i nutidigt kunstfotografi.

2002 BA in Art History with an elective module in Economics, University of Copenhagen. 

Research area

  • Architecture
  • Process and method
  • Theory and philosophy
  • Aesthetics and form
  • Graphic design and visuel media
  • History and culture

Projects

Research Output

Afterword: Poetic Instigations

Søberg, M., 2020, The Power of Circumstance: Architecture and Creative Independence. Six Lectures by Per Olaf Fjeld. Copenhagen: The Architectural Publisher B, p. 153-159 7 p.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

Assemblage: Poetik

Søberg, M. (ed.) & Berglund, F. (ed.), 2020, 242 p.

Publications: Book / Anthology / Thesis / ReportCompendium/lecture notes

Floor Plan Diagrams and the Typology of Difference

Søberg, M., 2020, The Artful Plan: Architectural Drawing Reconfigured. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 78-95 18 p.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Introduction: Agencies of the Plan

Søberg, M. & Hougaard, A. K., 2020, The Artful Plan: Architectural Drawing Reconfigured. Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 8-13 6 p.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Point Clouds, Chance Operations, and the Disappearance of the Plan

Søberg, M. & Hougaard, A. K., 2020, The Artful Plan: Architectural Drawing Reconfigured. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 130-137 8 p.

Publications: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Activities

Den fordømte arkitektur

Martin Søberg (Organizer)

29 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event Organisation and participation in conference

Kay Fisker's Large-scale Housing Schemes

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)

20 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation Lecture and oral contribution

Kay Fisker's Large-scale Housing Schemes

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)

19 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation Lecture and oral contribution

Bag om BIG: Historisk perspektiv - Et nybrud i dansk arkitektur?

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)

23 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation Lecture and oral contribution

Big Viva/Peer review of doctoral work

Martin Søberg (Participant)

18 Sep 2019

Activity: Other activity typesExternal teaching and subject coordination

Press / Media

Arkitektforening relancerer pris

Martin Søberg & Morten Birk Jørgensen

26/09/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Bog om samtidskunst

Martin Søberg, Rasmus Kjærboe, Camma Juel Jepsen & Sine Krogh

17/09/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Da boligen blev funktionel

Martin Søberg

01/03/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Bauhaus-aftryk i Danmark

Martin Søberg

01/03/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media