Architect Craig Dykers is the co-founder of Snøhetta, an international design collective whose transdisciplinary approach and emphasis on diversity have contributed to a deep portfolio of visually remarkable and environmentally thoughtful work. From their redesign of the Knubben harbor bath in Norway resembling that of a topographic map to their pedestrian-focused remodel of Times Square in recent years, Snøhetta has oriented itself as a global leader in contemporary design and architecture innovation.
This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we interview Craig Dykers of Snøhetta about the firm’s creative design philosophies, touching on the importance of collaboration and combatting climate abuse through their practice. In addition, Craig answers your listener questions, offering up some advice for young architects while reminding fellow designers to keep their circle of friends open and artistic interests broad.
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Read more about Snøhetta's work and the projects we discuss:
Historic 1930s Sea Pool Is Getting a Dramatic Redesign Resembling a Topographic Map
Snøhetta Designs "Lunar" Landmark for Technological Achievement in Qianhai Bay
This Zero-Energy Museum Proposal Will Be One of the First of Its Kind in South Korea