Svein Hatløy

Svein Hatløy (12 May 1940 – 5 July 2015) was a Norwegian architect, professor and founder of the Bergen School of Architecture.

He was born in Årdal, Rogaland.[1] Hatløy was the principal of the Bergen School of Architecture from its foundation in 1986 until August 2007. After his retirement as the school's principal, he still works as professor for the institution. He was educated as an architect at the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1964 and later studied at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.[2]

He was given the Norwegian National Association of Architects' Honorable Membership in 2001 because of his long work with BAS.[2] He died in 2015.[3]


  1. ^ "Svein Hatløy". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b Knut Olav Åmås, ed. (2008). Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 219–220. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Nils Jacobsen (30 July 2015). "Svein Hatløy er død". Stavanger Aftenblad (in Norwegian). p. 41.
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