Background and activities


What is an Object of Architecture?


A series of empirical and theoretical investigations into the continuity and dynamics of meaning, bridging contemorary descriptions of the Object of Architecture and its meaning in use.

Research interests

object-system relations, semiotics, pragmatic philosophy, modal logic, theory of information, epistemology, architecture practise, business concepts


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Part of book/report

  • Skatland, Jørgen Hallås; Lohne, Jardar. (2016) What happened when the elevator came to Norway? A case study of change in Norwegian building regulations over time. WBC16 Proceedings : Volume IV Understanding Impacts and Functioning of Different Solutions.


  • Skatland, Jørgen Hallås; Möystad, Ole. (2016) “Same game, different rules. 5 different conceptualisations of information among key actors in the early phase development of a shopping centre in Norway during the late 2000s”. International Conference ARQUITECTONICS NETWORK: MIND, LAND AND SOCIETY . ESCOLA TÈCNICA SUPERIOR D'ARQUITECTURA DE BARCELONA; Barcelona. 2016-06-01 - 2017-06-03.
  • Møystad, Ole; Skatland, Jørgen Hallås. (2015) Socity's Blueprint of Architecture - an analytical reading of national building laws as canonical text on the object of architecture. Architecture & Knowledge . Arquitectonics Network; Barcelona. 2015-06-03 - 2015-06-05.
  • SKATLAND, JØRGEN HALLÅS. (2014) Technology as Experience. META.TALK: LOST IN TRANSITION CONFERENCE MAY 3 @ DOKKHUSET . Meta.Morf 2014 - Trondheim Elektroniske Kunstsenter; Dokkhuset, Trondheim. 2014-05-03 - 2014-05-03.
  • SKATLAND, JØRGEN HALLÅS; Rohde, Erling Stuart. (2014) Dikt (tekstbidrag) til utstillingskatalogen for utstillingen "411 STOLL ROAD og andre malerier" ved Erling Rohde. "411 STOLL ROAD og andre malerier" ved Erling Rohde [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Trondhjems Kunstforening; Trondheim. 2014-03-20 - 2014-04-27.
  • SKATLAND, JØRGEN HALLÅS; Rohde, Erling Stuart. (2013) Graphic Design, layout and production of posters for the Guest Lecture Series Fall 2013. Guest Lecture Series [Kunstnerisk og museal presentasjon] . Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art; Dokkhuset/ Gløshaugen. 2013-09-05 - 2013-11-21.