Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Arkitekter MNAL was established in 1996 by Einar Jarmund and Håkon Vigsnæs. Alessandra Kosberg became a partner in 2004. The firm is located in Oslo, Norway, and the recent number of employees is 19. JVA works in a wide architectural range with commissions mainly in Norway, but also in other European countries. The majority of their finished works are public buildings and housing projects.
JVA are also involved in urban planning and building interiors; aiming to cover all corners of the architectural field. They focus on the independent concept for every single project, avoiding general stylistic approaches. Priority is given to early participation in creative programming and an attentive relation towards the surroundings.