Tuesday, 03 November 2015 00:00

Snøhetta: Designing the cover for Icon 150

The Norwegian practice has integrated graphic design and architecture in creating and photographing an installation for the cover of our new-look magazine. Here, the designers talk us through their thinking

Published in Comment
Thursday, 13 August 2015 00:00

Snøhetta's Kristallwelten

The Norwegian architect gets in touch with its inner child to create a six-storey glass playground at Swarovski’s curious Alpine tourist attraction

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:53

Cathedrals of Culture

Wim Wenders lets the architecture do the talking in his latest series of documentaries about landmark buildings. It's just a shame the buildings don't have a better script, says Isabel Stevens

Published in Review
Monday, 19 May 2014 11:37

Profile: Snøhetta

The Norwegian firm, which has offices in Oslo and New York, has built a few libraries, the latest for a university in North Carolina. It's also working on museums at Ground Zero, Lascaux and Dhahran in Saudia Arabia, writes Gwen Webber

Published in Features

The sweeping form of Snøhetta’s cancer care centre in Aberdeen is designed to calm, but the building lacks the warmth of some of its peers.

Published in News
Friday, 04 October 2013 10:00

Icon 125: Libraries

In this issue, we celebrate the library and the ways in which it has been rethought in the digital age. We visit Birmingham's new “super library” by Mecanoo and Snøhetta’s Hunt library in North Carolina. We look at the competition to design a new chair for the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, and our cover star is Matali Crasset, who brought books to the beach near Marseille this summer.

Published in NEWS
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 12:57

Astrup Fearnley Museet by Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano’s art complex on Oslo’s waterfront is suitably monumental on the outside, but strangely sterile within.

Published in News
Thursday, 01 March 2012 10:21

9/11 Memorial

On the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, New York’s memorial to the 2,982 victims opens at Ground Zero.

Published in News
Thursday, 18 August 2011 12:43

Twirl by Zaha Hadid

A sculptural installation of porcelain tiles and fluorescent lights transformed an 18th-century courtyard at the University  of Milan during the furniture fair.

Published in News
Thursday, 18 August 2011 10:07

Tverrfjellhytta Pavilion by Snøhetta

Snøhetta has mixed traditional and modern construction techniques to create a shelter “like a big bench” in the Norwegian wilderness.

Published in News