Hlynur Gauti Sigurðsson


Hlynur Gauti comes from a small village called Egilsstaðir in eastern Iceland. He is currently working there as a forest consultant for the district Fljótsdalshérað.

Earlier Hlynur has worked with Guðjón Kristinsson and with Björn & Guðni, the first Icelandic firm specializing in traditional turf- and stone constructions. He also worked as a gardener with Jón Júlíusson and his company Garðmenn.

Hlynur studied landscape architecture at the Copenhagen University and has a degree in urban forestry and greening from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Video making has been Hlynurs major hobby and profession. He has been working as a cameraman, editor and vision mixer for years. He now uses these competencies both in designing and explaining his works.

Hlynurs specializes in trees and shrubs. His knowledge in vegetation is often a source for highly creative design solutions, which are usually playful and experimenting.


Hlynur Gauti Sigurðsson. Forest consultant & Landscape architect BSc.
Einbúablá 20, 700 Egilsstaðir. Iceland.           Phone: 00354 8917517          e-mail: acerinn@mac.com