Studio Vatn is a practice based in Oslo founded in 2014.

Working within the discipline of architecture, Studio Vatn is aiming to develop precise, yet unusual, structurally articulated civic projects.

The work of the studio spans across many scales and formats while maintaining a consistent output, from large housing developments, to cultural buildings, exhibitions and small scale housing and interiors.

Biography Espen Vatn

Espen Vatn is an architect and Associate Professor at Oslo School of Architecture. He has taught at institutions, such as Universidad de Navarra, Hong Kong University and Monash University in Melbourne. Recently he was appointed the Herbert H. Greenwald Visiting Critic at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Espen Vatn has been invited to present the work of the office at Cooper Union, Columbia University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Hong Kong University, Universidad de Navarra, FAU-USP in Sao Paulo and Monash University in Melbourne.
Prior to establishing the practice, Espen Vatn studied architecture at The Cooper Union in New York.

+47 97779070

Myntgata 2
0151 Oslo, Norway

Current and past collaborators

GROMA Andrea Pinochet
Jarmund & Vignsæs Architects
Einar Jarmund & Company


Lie Øyen Arkitekter

Jørgen Tandberg Architecture
Mattias Josefsson

Alvar Aronija
Trym Langeggen
Jelle Boone
Lukas Lecko
Luba Blaskova
Jonas Løland
Børre Mølstad
Øivind Haaland
Magnus Garvoll
Hanna Birkeland Bergh
Åsmund Skeie
Elisa Biolchini
Giacomo Guazzolini

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Selected clients

Nasjonale Turistveger
Leikanger Municipality
Storyline Studios
Krypton Film
Henie Onstad Center for Art