Per finished his diploma in 1992 at BAS. Prior to this, he was educated as a teacher. These two professions have confluenced and reciprocated throughout his career; as a teacher at various levels, as associated professor of Architecture and Design at the University of Stavanger and finally as co-owner of Arkitektkontoret Schjelderup & Gram as ( The studio is responsible for a number of projects ranging from small scale transformations to major cultural heritage restorations of national significance. Regardless of the type of project, focus will be on embodied knowledge, situated experience and the hybrid relation between man and built environment, between individual and community and between past, present and future.