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
The Oslo firm Snøhetta – in collaboration with R8 Property, Skanska, and Asplan Viak – has completed this office building that will consume little energy and produce more than it will need over its lifespan (estimated at 60 years), including in const
The Norwegian firm Snøhetta has won the competition for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, which is to go up in Medora, North Dakota, on the banks of the Little Missouri River. Selected out of 40 entries, including the proposals of co-final
In Veitastrond, a small village belonging to the municipality of Luster, in Norway, one finds these wooden shelters for hikers, a work of Snøhetta, the firm founded by Trædal Thorsen and Craig Dykers. Named Tungestølen, the complex overlooks the Jost
The Norwegian firm Snøhetta, in collaboration with the Belgian team Binst Architects, has won the competition to redo the Centre Monnaie/Muntcentrum in Brussels. Among the others shortlisted were 3XN and Schmidt Hammer Lassen. The cross-shaped, 63-me
The firm Snøhetta has gotten the New York City Planning Commission’s go-ahead to create a public garden in the AT&T tower that went up in 1984 at 550 Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The announcemen
The building starts out from two axes – a circle with a reflectant surface where the sea meets the mountains –, and another vertical one, shaped like a cylinder, where visitors can learn about the life of whales also in the deep sea waters... [+]
The Olso firm Snøhetta and Copenhagen-based Werk Arkitekter collaborated in the competition-winning project for a seaside community center in the Danish city of Esbjerg, in the southwest part of the Jutland Peninsula. Named Lanternen, the circular bu
The Oslo firm Snøhetta has designed a facility to go up on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, near Longyearbyen, which is the capital of the Svalbard Archipelago, in the Arctic Ocean. The Arc, as it will be called, aims to give visitors access to t
Aside from displaying reproductions of cave paintings that date back over 17,000 years, the museum seeks to enhance the landscape and give the region a cultural gem.
The new opera house of Shanghai, with its sculptural roof of spiraling steps leading down to a square beside the Huangpu River, will contain three auditoriums seating 2,000, 1,200, and 1,000.
The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin is planning a $35 million campus redesign led by the firm Snohetta. It will feature architectural and landscaping improvements throughout the museum’s 200,000-square-foot grounds like a d
On a plateau close to the Jostedal Glacier, overlooking it, stand these wooden cabins for use by hikers, designed by the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta to withstand the harsh climate conditions, including strong winds, of this mountainous zone.
Snøhetta was honored as the recipient of the 2020 National Design Award for Architecture, bestowed by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The studio was selected for the impact of their designs, particularly in the areas of social and environme
In the context of its internationalization process the Norwegian firm Snøhetta recently won the competition for a theater building in Xingtai, one of China’s oldest but also fastest growing cities. The project is organized around a large reflective p
In service to its continued commitment to knowledge equity, the Wikimedia Foundation has chosen Snøhetta as its strategic design partner to better communicate its mission through a renewed visual identity. The goal is to design a new visual identity
With works like the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet behind it, the firm Snøhetta, based mainly in Oslo, has triumphed in the international competition for the privilege of building the Shanghai Grand Opera House, in conjunction with the Chinese s
Maybe the lethargy that has taken over our bodies after so much submission to the dictates of the mobile phone has led to the fashion of the even-harder, in a search for radical experiences brought to extremes. This would perhaps explain construction
The huge technological multinationals wield power of the soft kind, not with violence but through a silent, albeit extremely profitable wheeling and dealing with our digital footprints. This power for the time being meets with little resistance, prot
The development of the highways in Norway left the vernacular routes that ran along national roads in disuse. This circumstance is common to the rest of Europe, but was especially dramatic in the Nordic country because of the extraordinary landscapes
Phase one of the competition to revamp Bilbao’s Museum of Fine Arts has ended with the shortlisting of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos; Rafael Moneo; Foster + Partners with LM Uriarte Arkitektura; BIG with AZAB and Proskene; Snøhetta with Foraster Arquite
A year ago, you may recall, the architecture firm Snohetta unveiled its initial plan to reincarnate the 37-story, 647-foot-high building with the Chippendale crown on Madison Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets, which Philip Johnson completed in 19
In 2014, The Central Bank of Norway appointed Snøhetta and Metric Design/Terje Tønnessen to develop the design proposal for its new paper currency. One and a half years after the release of the emblematic 100 and 200 notes, the new 50 and 500 notes h