Kristjana Adalgeirsdóttir is an architect and researcher with focus is on humanitarian construction, sustainable project management in emergencies and cultural sensitivity in reconstruction. She was born in Iceland, graduated as an architect from Oslo School of Architecture in Norway and is currently living and working in Helsinki, Finland.
Kristjana is a Doctoral candidate at Aalto University where she, in addition to own research, mentors multidisciplinary master-level student teams in the SGT program (Sustainable Global Technology). Casestudies include field work in Nepal, on sustainable reconstruction after the earthquake and in refugee sites in Lesvos and Athens in Greece.
She is a member of the IFRC shelter specialists roster and a Response Team member in ShelterBox, with experience from emergency response in the Philippines.