Andreas Tjeldflaat is a Norwegian architect and design engineer based in New York City and Bergen. He is the founder of Framlab and Modularity Lab, advisor with the UNECE REM and  Antler, and adj asst professor at NYIT and Columbia University.


Architecture of Transition
Bildmuseet, 2022

How can architecture contribute to a
transition to a new ecological paradigm?

Falling Walls Foundation, 2022

Oversky is nominated for the Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2022.

Open House
Framlab, 2021

An exploration of the capacity of urban housing to alleviate chronic loneliness.

Katerva Award Finalist
Katerva, 2020

Glasir is a finalist for “the Nobel
of Sustainability”.

Humanistic Design
Design Pavilion, 2020

Discussing human-centered design
with Vestre and Snøhetta.

Townhouse for Nolita
Toshiko Mori Architect, 2019

Designing 277 Mott for the Nolita
neighborhood of New York City.

Shelter With Dignity ︎
UNECE, 2018

Presenting 3D-printed shelters to the
United Nations Economic Commission
for Europe at Urban Week 2018.

The Social Laboratory ︎
Toshiko Mori Architect, 2017

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, the lab
as an incubator for community and collaboration.

Photograph © Iwan Baan

Design in an Age of Crisis ︎
London Design Biennale, 2021

How can design address critical issues
facing contemporary society?

High-Flying Hotel ︎
ByBi Oslo, 2022

Providing the city’s hardworking solitary bees
with cozy accommodation.

Aten Reign ︎
Guggenheim Museum, 2013

Project consultant with Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum for James Turrell installation.

Photograph © David Heald, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

Open House ︎
Framlab, 2021


Andreas Tjeldflaat is a Norwegian architect and design engineer. He is the founder of Framlab, a NYC and Bergen-based research and design studio, and an advisor with Antler and UNECE REM. Previously, Andreas has worked with leading design and architecture firms, such as Toshiko Mori Architect in NYC, RRA in Oslo, 3XUID in Copenhagen, and Titoma in Taipei.

Prior to this, he served in His Majesty The King's Guard in Oslo. In addition, Andreas has taught at renowned institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, and Columbia University. He holds an engineering degree from the Technical University of Denmark and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

His work has been awarded the Philippe Cret Medal for consistent demonstration of design excellence.

Andreas is currently conducting research on the spatial and social capacity of modular systems, while trying to master the art of bread baking.


Feel the Future
Campus Party Brasilia, Brazil

Homeless no More
UN Palais des Nations, Switzerland

Shelter with Dignity
PLÅT18, Sweden



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