Here you can find all employees in NIKU, click on the arrow to sort by category and click on the name for more information.
Elisabeth AndersenArt historian
Phone: 23355200Mobile: 90517819
Elisabeth Andersen is an art historian and has been working at NIKU since 2008.
She is working on projects related to churches and religious objects. She has previously worked on the documentation project Norges Kirker (www.norgeskirker.no), and is currently a part of a project defining criteria for assessing heritage values of listed churches in Norway. She specializes in medieval art, and her present research is on Madonna tabernacles from the period c. 1100-c. 1350.
She has a Cand. Philol. from the University of Oslo.
Fredrik BergProject manager / adviser
Phone: 23355015Mobile: 46317495
Berg has a one year master degree in integrated conservation from Uppsala University.
Phone: 23355209 Mobile: 94836960
From 2010 she has been project manager for the third cycle of surveys of the environmental monitoring program “Old buildings then and now”, run by The Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage. The programme describes losses, alterations and current condition of SEFRAK-listed buildings older than 1900 in 18 Norwegian municipalities. The control surveys are carried out every fifth year, and the results are analysed in relation to numerous factors, such as socio-economic sector, physical and social geography, demographics, and building types.
Dammann has an MA in ethnology from The University of Oslo from 2003, and an MA in law from 1984. In 2007 and 2010 she studied Christian art and the history of church buildings at The Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo.
Anne Cathrine FlyenResearcher / architect
Phone: 23355208Mobile: 90040152
Flyen's area of expertise is technical building preservation, including damage and condition assessments of buildings and structures, decay of structures and materials, climate-related damage, management of cultural heritage and cultural heritage preservation in polar regions. Flyen has wide experience in writing management plans for cultural heritage, especially for industrial heritage sites.
She has participated in a number of EU funded research projects on environmental monitoring and building damage, and has worked on large, interdisciplinary Norwegian projects. The latter have focused on cultural heritage sites and the environmental effects of wear and biological decay of cultural monuments.
Flyen has extensive experience in building research, and worked as a researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Building Research (now SINTEF-Building and Infrastructure) from 1988-1994. She also has extensive experience in public cultural heritage preservation and management, including from Byantikvaren, Municipality of Oslo (1994-1998), the Directorate for Cultural Heritage (1998-2000) and the Governor of Svalbard (2002-2007). Flyen is trained as an architect at NTNU in Trondheim.
Annika HaugenHead of department/researcher
Phone: 23355067Mobile: 41643690
Her main focus of research has been building technology related to masonry constructions, and questions regarding indoor climate and its influence on the building as well as the environment. In recent years she has also worked with the challenges related to climate change and energy saving in architecturally, historically and culturally valuable buildings. She works in the Building Department in NIKU.
Lars Jacob Hvinden-HaugSenior researcher / architect
Phone: 23355049Mobile: 92012424
Besides his extensive experience of cultural heritage, through building archaeological surveys and cultural heritage of all periods, Hvinden-Haug has especially worked with the 17th and the 18th Century Norwegian architectural history in an international context and in the light of cultural history. This also applies to architecture related to interior and garden history. He is experienced with projects abroad.
Hvinden-Haug graduated as an architect from Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), and presented his PhD (Dr. ing.) dissertation in 2008; "The older Baroque in Norway – Typology and Use 1660-1733".
Johansen’s key expertise is in 19th and early 20th century architecture. He is particularly interested in the historical and social context of buildings, as well as their immaterial meaning within the frames of landscape or cityscapes. Over the past ten years the architectural heritage of the University of Oslo has been a main occupation, including management, restoration and recreation of historical interiors.
Johansen has a long experience within the field of museums. Documentation, research, collection management, teaching and outreach activities have been some of his activities at museums like the Cultural History Museum and the Natural History Museum of Oslo. He has also been a curator at the National Museum of Norway and is a regular participant in broadcasts by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). Before joining the staff of NIKU, Johansen spent twelve years as head of the University History Museum, University of Oslo.
Siv LedenAdviser / Master of Architecture
She has been employed at NIKU since March 2015. Specialising in conservation of cultural monuments, her field of expertise includes legislation, assessment of cultural heritage value, documentation and the preservation and restoration of buildings.
Leden has extensive experience working with national conservation of cultural heritage. She worked for twelve years as a senior advisor at the Directorate for Cultural Heritage, working primarily with conservation regulation / the Cultural Heritage Act and the Listed Buildings Project, listed churches and restoration of nationally significant buildings. From 2012-2014, Leden worked in the Museums Section of the Arts Council Norway, developing a method for prioritisation regarding the conservation of museums’ collections of buildings. She also has experience working for architectural firms and in communal building application procedure.
Regin MeyerResearcher / archaeologist
Phone: 23355201Mobile: 95267675
His work focuses mainly on stone buildings and ruins from the Middle Ages. This includes the interpretation of building constructions and remains in their original context, and in addition condition analysis and formulating plans of action. He is also involved in documentation and survey projects where advanced technology is involved, such as laser scanning and geophysical methods.
Meyer has a master degree from the University of Oslo and studies in medieval history and medieval archaeology at the University of St Andrews and the University of Lund. His previous employment has combined field archaeology with practical restoration on medieval buildings and ruins.
Jan Michael StornesSenior engineer
Phone: 23355030Mobile: 97063980