Jan Kazimierz Godzimirski
Jan Kazimierz Godzimirski (born 1992) graduated from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in 2018. From 2011-2014, Jan was a codirector for “Senter for frivillig ungdom” (Center for Voluntary Youth) organizing an exchange program with the “Huni Kuin” – a native amazon tribe – and building a “mini amazon” themed installation at Sagene, Oslo, Norway. In 2012-2013 Jan worked alongside paper conservators at the Munch Museum as a consultant, designing a system producing 170 unique book cradles for the exhibition “Munch on Paper”. In 2013 he began work with Magne Magler Wiggen at mmw, where he redesigned the mmw’s website and built various installations for the studio. In 2014 Jan was on exchange at TU Delft in the Netherlands where he participated in an interdisciplinary course (Bucky Lab) focusing on paper as a construction material; through structural analysis and computer aided design his team produced a total of 120 pages of research. Pursuing his curiosity and passion for working with materials, Jan joined the Scarcity and Creativity Studio in 2016, where he held a teaching position from 2017 - 2019. In 2019 Jan became part of the board of Eco Moyo Education Centre - a unique school in rural Kenya, where his main focus has been the onsite development of the school, such as consulting on how to repair damaged buildings and developing strategies for future development. 2015 Jan has, in addition, been part of the 120 hours team, organizing and running the world’s largest architectural competition for students.