Gro Bonesmo is founder of Oslo-based architectural firm Space Group, and a professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. She is a graduate of NTNU, and has a Masters from GSAPP Columbia University. Bonesmo has been a guest lecturer and critic at the Royal Danish Academy of Copenhagen, KTH Stockholm, Berlage Institute, Harvard and Columbia Universities. From 1990, she worked for 8 years with OMA, finally as the Design Architect in charge of the Dutch Embassy in Berlin.
Space Group has received architectural awards for works such as Varner House, Signal Media house, Aker Brygge, and won first prize in international competitions for Tromsø Ferry Terminal, Brattøra Conference Hotel and New Oslo S.
At the Venice Biennale 2014 Gro Bonesmo was the co-curator and exhibition architect for the Nordic Pavilion.