Úrbanistan is an architecture practice engaging at the intersection of architecture, art, and urban culture. Working on diverse projects that range from spatial, strategic, and urban design to publishing, curating, and filmmaking.
Anna María Bogadóttir is founder and owner of Úrbanistan. She is a licensed architect focusing on architecture as a cultural and critical practice. She works with transformation, heritage, and media as a creative force in architecture and channels her work across different mediums and platforms.
Anna is an assistant professor in architecture at the Iceland University of the Arts. She holds an M. Arch. from Columbia University, an M.A. in cultural studies from the University of Southern Denmark, and an M.Sc. in design, media, and communication from Copenhagen IT University.
In 2021, Úrbanistan premiered Interment, Anna María Bogadóttir's first feature documentary film, as part of the official selection of RIFF, Reykjavík International film festival. Úrbanistan's list of clients and collaborators include Iceland Design and Architecture, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík City, Nordregio, Nordic Innovation, Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, Basalt Architects, Studio Granda, and Angústúra Publishers.