Signy Svalastoga was educated in Norway and at the Architectural Association, London and worked in practices in Oslo and London. Notably, she worked in the practice of Zaha Hadid, where she was responsible amongst other projects, the detail design development of the Vitra Fire Station. Signy has taught in various capacities since 1993, at the AA, Cambridge and the University of East London, where she became the Head of Architecture in 2004. In 2008, Signy became the Academic Leader for Postgraduate at London Metropolitan University’s school of Architecture & Spatial Design, where she is also teaching Diploma Unit 10.
Signy’s design research has focussed on transitional cities, recently in an ongoing collaboration with the Odessa State Academy of Architecture & Civil Engineering, on the future of Health resorts and Pioneer Camps.
She is the Associate Dean, Head of School of Architecture, Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture & Design, London Metropolitan University.
- Professional Diploma in Architecture - RIBA Part 2