Noemi Fuentes

Noemi is a Mexican architect graduated from Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Queretaro. She did an exchange semester in CEU San Pablo University in Madrid. During her studies she discovered a fascination towards children spaces and the way architecture relates to their learning process and their interaction with the city. She has developed a project with Latin-American friends called “Escalalatina” which offers a variety of cut-out people for renderings and architecture images. She moved to Norway in March 2016 to join Various Architects team.


Kira Nasebandt

Kira studied in Hannover at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University and successfully passed her exam in February 2014. Originally she comes from Oldenburg in Germany. During her studies she worked at Seyfarth Stahlhut architecten bda, where she had the opportunity to get inside all phases of building construction.


Kira moved to Norway to join Various Architects in March 2014.

Laura Martinez

Laura is from Spain and she started her studies at Universidad de Alicante, moving to the Netherlands for one year to study at Hogeschool Van Amsterdam, finally obtaining her architectural degree at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in January 2013. She has previous work experience from different architectural and engineer offices in Spain and Portugal.


Laura moved to Norway to join Various Architects in August 2013.

Birgitte J. Haug

Birgitte completed her Master at Bergen School of Architecture in 2010, which included an exchange semester at Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She has experience from living in several different cultures. During her studies she took part in drawing and building a small school at the Mozambiquan countryside.

Birgitte has been a part of the Various Architects team since 2011 and has experience from all fases of project development.

Kjetil Riegel

Kjetil completed his AADiploma from Architectural Association in London summer 2013, after graduating his RIBA Part I at Kingston University, 2009. Before starting his Diploma, Kjetil worked for 18 months as a trainee architect at Niels Torp Architects in Oslo. After graduating, Kjetil worked on several competition projects with Taktil Architects before joining VA, fall 2014