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, 2021

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

Open House
Framlab, 2021

Can urban housing help alleviate chronic loneliness and social isolation?

Framlab, 2020

Democratizing urban farming through modularity.

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 historic Nolita neighborhood of New York City.

SwD Prototype ︎
UNECE, 2018

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

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

Contributing to the London Design Biennale exhibition with Glasir and Open House.

Aten Reign ︎
Guggenheim Museum, 2013

Consulting Guggenheim Museum for James Turrell installation.

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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