Eivind Kasa

Associate Professor Department of Architecture and Technology
+47 73595007
Alfred Getz vei 3, Sentralbygg I, Midtre lavblokk * 221B

Background and activities

Academic Field

Dr. Eivind Kasa is Associate Professor in Aesthetic Communication at the Department of Architecture and Technology, Faculty for Architecture and Design.

Aesthetic Communication is comprised of theory and history in the fields of architecture, art and design.

Professional Competence

Kasa’s key competence is comprised of general theory in architecture, design history, philosophical aesthetics, art theory, philosophical ontology, theory and history of knowledge and science and methodology.
 
Education

Eivind Kasa has a Cand. mag. degree from the University of Oslo consisting of theology, sociology and psychology.

He is a Civil Architect from NTH (NTNU) in 1987 and received his doctorate from the same place in 2000.
 
Work Experience

1987-1989: Civil Architect, Svingen og Voll arkitekter, Trondheim

1998 to present: Associate Professor at The Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Architecture and Technology, NTNU

2000:  20 % position at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Department of Form, Theory and History

2005-2009 Head of Department of Architectural Design, Form and Colour Studies

2013 & 2015 Senior Advisor for One World in Dialoguge www.owid.no
 
Professional appointments

1995 to present.: Member of the Board of Nordic Association for Architectural Research

1999-2009: Member of the Board of the Department of Philosophy, NTNU

and 2009-13: Member of the Department Forum at the Department of Philosophy, NTNU

2004-2007: President of the Nordic Association for Architectural Research

2005 to present: Member of the Board of  Programme for Applied Ethics, NTNU

2006-11: Editor in Chief of Nordic Journal of Architectural Research (level 2)

2010 to present: Member of the Board of Vitenskapsteoretisk Forum ( Forum for Theory of Science), NTNU
 
Research Sabbaticals

1993: Guest Researcher at the Department for Theory, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2003: Guest Researcher at the Department of Northern European Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Artistic productions

  • Kasa, Eivind. (2014) Medalje for Studentersamfundets Salongorkester. Studentersamfundets salongorkester. 2014.
  • Kasa, Eivind. (2013) Logo og redesign av grafisk profil for "Universal Code of Conduct on Holy Sites". One World in Dialogue. 2013.
  • Kasa, Eivind. (2011) Grafisk utforming av Universal Code on Holy Sites. EVID/Oslosenteret for fred og menneskerettigheter. 2011.

Books

  • Kasa, Eivind. (2012) Det romantiske. 2012.
  • Kasa, Eivind. (2007) Arkitekturens estetiske kvalitet. Santérus Academic Press Sweden. 2007. ISBN 978-91-89449-91-6.
  • Foss, Gunnar; Kasa, Eivind. (2002) Forms of Knowledge and Sensibility. Ernst Cassirer and the Human Sciences. Cappelen Damm Høyskoleforlaget. 2002. ISBN 82-7634-371-6.

Part of book/report

  • Kasa, Eivind. (2014) The making of atmosphere in architecture. Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature.
  • Kasa, Eivind. (2010) Minding the Gap, Some Reflections on the Relation Between Theory and Practice in Architecture. Proceedings of Four EAAH-ENHSA Subnetwork Workshops on Architectural Theory, Hasselt (2006), Trondheim (2007), Lisbon (2008), Fribourg (2009).
  • Kasa, Eivind. (2005) Architecture and Religion in Secularized Times. Architecture, Aesth/Ethics and Religion.
  • Foss, Gunnar; Kasa, Eivind. (2002) "Preface". Forms of Knowledge and Sensibility. Ernst Cassirer and the Human Sciences.

Report/dissertation

  • Kasa, Eivind. (1999) Arkitekturen som kunst. 1999.
  • Kasa, Eivind. (1991) Locus solus, slik Aldo Rossi forstår det i boken L´architettura della città. 1991. ISBN 82-7259-081-6. Skriftserien - Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning, Universitetet i Bergen (4).