Tor O. Austigard graduated from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and The University of Tokyo in 2006, after a 3-year long stay in Japan. From 2007 to 2013 he worked as architect and project leader at various practices in Oslo, while running Austigard Arkitektur as a side business, and in 2013 he started the business full time.
Mia Šantić graduated from the University of Split at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism in 2018. During her studies, she worked as an architect on several projects in Split and Barcelona. In 2012 she graduated as well at School of Design as an interior designer. In 2018 she joined Austigard Arkitektur in Barcelona.