Högna Sigurðardóttir


Over the last months, the Museum of Design and Applied Art has been archiving the work of the architect Högna Sigurðardóttir (1929 – 2017).
Högna was born in the Westman Islands in 1929. She studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1949-1960.

2022-06-16T12:00:00 to 2022-08-31T17:00:00
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BEHIND THE SCENES - Archiving architectural drawings of Högna Sigurðardóttir

The family of Högna Sigurðardóttir donated her architectural drawings along with documents, letters and photographs to the Museum og Design and Applied Art in 2019. 

In our open research space visitors can observe the work as it is removed form the wooden box which arrived from Paris in 2020 , photographed, filed and finally packed for preservation.  Hólmfríður Ósmann Jónsdóttir and Hrefna Björg Þorsteinsdóttir, the founders of the architectural office Arkibúllan and good friends of Högna are taking care og the archiving.

2021-10-19T12:00:00 to 2022-03-31T17:00:00
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