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Pia Dyrendahl Staven

Pia came to Denmark by coincidence and express mail, after a night out with her fellow art history students in her hometown Trondheim, Norway.  A girl told her about The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, and a month later, Pia was casting plaster in Copenhagen.

Pia expresses herself though architecture, photography, colors and snappy comments. Her instinctively good eye and sense for proportion and aesthetic makes her able to make quick decisions, valuable in competitions and developing new projects. Her experience includes well known offices as Dorte Mandrup, Praksis Arkitekter and entasis.

She is an observer by nature, good at reading a project or a group and asking the right questions. This can also be seen in her photographs, an interest she discovered while working and going to rooftop parties in New York.