(Fráncfort del Meno, 1961)
The result of a 2018 competition, the library that the Norwegian firm Snøhetta is carrying out in the Chinese capital – in collaboration with the local office ECADI – will rise 16 meters and include a ‘forest’ of white columns reaching up to sustain
Located in the heart of Düsseldorf, this mixed-use development commissioned to the firm Snøhetta presents two towers containing offices, apartments, and a hotel, and includes a new opera house for the city. Named Duett Düsseldorf, the new cultural sp
Inspirado en la instalación portuaria construida en 1937 por el arquitecto Ketil Ugland para la ciudad noruega de Arendal, cerrada diez años después y posteriormente demolida, el proyecto de la firma Snøhetta es una reinterpretación de la antigua zon
The Central Campus Building, as it is called, is part of a masterplan – also drawn up by the Norwegian firm Snøhetta – to expand the research and engineering facilities of Ford Motor Company, at the multinational automaker’s headquarters in Dearborn.
In the year 1947, the Norwegian ethnologist Thor Heyerdahl went off to sea in a hand-built raft and sailed the almost 8,000 kilometers that separate the coasts of South America from the remote Polynesian islands. His mission was to demonstrate that a
The Norwegian firm Snøhetta – headed by Craig Dykers and Kjetil Traedal Thorsen – in collaboration with the French office SRA designed new headquarters for the Le Monde Group in Paris. The 23,000-square-meter building brings the media company’s 1,600
In Calgary, where half the population uses libraries, this new one of more than 22,000 square meters rises as part of the urban and cultural regeneration of the city center.
The project recovers the natural site for visitors, putting at their service the industrial infrastructures that took up the riverbank during the industrial boom more than a century ago. A raised walkway draws visitors in and guides them as they arri
Two pyramidal forms organize the building: one marks the entrance to the library from one of its corners; the other is arranged inverted in the interior as an atrium, distributing the spaces around it and letting natural light into the ground floor..
Inspired in the forms of the coral reef, the center is organized around a central courtyard, creating a public space of access; the building is also a landscape, with a sloping roof emerging from the terrain and inviting visitors to go up to the rais
In order to create an authentic community, and not only an office building, the volume is carved generating a series of terraces. These outdoor areas act as social hubs, and the workspaces of the headquarters are organized around them...
The new church of Ulstein will be built next to the existing one, of the 19th century, to make up for its reduced capacity and flexibility. To be built mainly of solid wood, with a glulam substructure, it will have three levels with independent acces
Snøhetta is in charge of designing the entrances to this tunnel – 1.7 km long, 37 meters high, and 36 meters wide –, which will connect two fjords and improve the safety of maritime transport around the Stad peninsula, exposed to strong winds...
The museum, as a new centerpiece, adopts a negotiating position among its iconic neighbors – the Nationalgalerie of Mies and Scharoun´s Philharmonic – with its publicly accessible roof which helps to connect urban spaces that are currently undefined.
Convinced of the importance of engaging the community from the outset, the design for the city’s new library building was completed after two years of conversations with the local community. The new facility, built over an existing Light Rail Train l
In 1995, with the opening of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)’s new building designed by architect Mario Botta, the museum spearheaded a profound transformation of the South of Market district, that soon became a cultural hub for the c
All of the site elements, the new structures and the Whale Hall are organized on a varying 3x3 meter concrete paving grid and a series of gentle slopes that lead towards the exhibition entrances, unifying the old and new parts of the museum...
The 90-hectare master plan is inspired by ancient African strategies like the natural structures, the fractal orders and the public spaces set in a hierarchy through sheds (bantabas), communal halls and atriums…
En los últimos años nuevas industrias han comenzado a reemplazar las tradicionales formas de trabajo que habían venido desarrollándose en las pequeñas comunidades rurales noruegas. En los pueblos costeros, el sector servicios con actividades subvenci
Founded in 1989 by four partners and now directed by Kjetil Trædal Thorsen and Craig Dykers, Snøhetta is a Norwegian practice that employs almost 140 people in its two offices, in Oslo and New York. Efficient and poetic at the same time, the archite
Most people spend some good portion of their time finding ways to improve their lives. There are small moments, adjusting laces on shoes or adding sugar to tea. There are also more grandiose dreams of well-being, of travel, family life, or maybe cele
A iniciativa del presidente Yahya Jammeh, autodenominado ‘dictador del desarrollo’, la nueva Universidad de Gambia agrupará las cuatro instituciones de educación superior actualmente en funcionamiento en el país. El proyecto, un conjunto de volúmenes