Kristian Ahlmark

Principal, Design Director, Denmark

Kristian Lars Ahlmark joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen in 2001 and his great technical skill and strategic vision was clear from the start. He quickly rose to become a member of the partner group, and since then has been instrumental in catapulting the studio beyond Scandinavia and into markets including the United State and China.

Kristian has been involved in every phase and function of the architectural process, from visualization and sketching to realization. With a vast portfolio of projects that range from Detroit to Beijing, and across typologies and scales, they all share Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s unmistakable Scandinavian design values.

Kristian’s creative energy permeates the firm, and the numerous award-winning projects he has designed. He is a sought-after lecturer, having presented on a variety of topics spanning the architectural process at universities, conferences and organizations worldwide.

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Oslo, Norway
“Buildings that prioritize people over superfluous frills are those that tend to stand the test of time.”