• Margretheholmsvej 2, Vandflyverhangaren

    1432 København K

    Denmark

20092021
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Personal profile

Research areas

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 drawing, photography, landscape architecture and urban planning.

Martin Søberg is co-editor of the books Refractions – Artistic Research in Architecture (Architectural Publisher B, 2016) and Terræn. Veje ind i samtidskunsten (Aarhus University Press, 2019). 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.

Curriculum

Employment

2016– 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. 

 

Keywords

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

Publication collaborations within the past 5 years. Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2009 2021

Research Output 2009 2019

Begrebet samtidskunst

Søberg, M., 2019, Terræn: Veje ind i samtidskunsten. p. 17-21 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Forord

Søberg, M., Jepsen, C. J., Krogh, S. & Kjær, R., 2019, Terræn: Veje ind i samtidskunsten. p. 9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPreface/postscriptResearch

Globale rejser

Søberg, M., 2019, In : Arkitekten. 121, 2, p. 6-12 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

Introduktion: At sondere terrænet

Kjærboe, R., Krogh, S. & Søberg, M., 2019, Terræn: Veje ind i samtidskunsten. Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Poetik

Søberg, M. (ed.) & Pind, A. (ed.), 2019, 270 p.

Research output: Book / Anthology / Thesis / ReportCompendium/lecture notesEducation

Activities 2009 2019

Arne Jacobsen

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)
11 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Landscape Architecture and the Episteme of Semiotics

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)
13 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

The Meaning of History in Danish Modern Architecture

Martin Søberg (Lecturer)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

Baltic Region Heritage Committee (External organisation)

Martin Søberg (Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership in committee, council, board

Ph.d.-afslutningsseminar

Martin Søberg (Participant)
20 Nov 2018

Activity: Other activity typesSupervision and co-examiner

Press / Media

Bauhaus-aftryk i Danmark

Martin Søberg

01/03/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Da boligen blev funktionel

Martin Søberg

01/03/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Da boligen blev funktionel

Martin Søberg

22/02/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Veje ind i samtidskunsten

Martin Søberg

04/02/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Da tiden og stilen blev moderne

Martin Søberg

01/02/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media