HORNSTEINAR ARCHITECTS is a studio of architects and landscape architects, working in the field of architecture, urban and regional planning and creative landscaping. The studio aims to represent design that is sensitive to the environment and human needs, while profiting from advances in science and technology.


The firm maintains a healthy balance of public and private clients. Participation in design competitions has been an important component in the office’s organization and philosophy, offering a welcoming opportunity to release and execute new ideas, while learning from the past as well as looking to the future.  


To create good architecture is to make the design process a creative dialogue, bringing different interests and parties together in a development of an idea from the first analysis to the finished project. The firm has received numerous prizes and awards in recent years- and many of its most interesting projects result from successful entries in architectural competitions


Diverse and complicated projects have called for a well organized and highly focused approach to solutions, collaborating with users as well as authorities, other specialists and different parties of interest.  Communicating and presenting ideas to the public and/or prospective users in a simple but effective way is an important element of the firm’s working methodology and has contributed to its success.