At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors
- This week's Out and About column features three new show openings and one closing. Can't make it to the exhibits? View our slideshow of selected images from the shows and read more below.
- On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we turn our attention toward building plans for ground zero, where a 24-foot-by-9-foot, 7,770-pound beam National September 11 Memorial & Museum project is…
- Ask for Mr. Snøhetta and you'll receive a hiking stick and map to one of Norway's tallest peaks.
- In March 2013, Dwell had the pleasure of touring the World Trade Center Memorial with lead architect Michael Arad.
- Cersaie is the biggest trade show of the year for ceramic tiles, and each September Bologna becomes a hub for showing the latest innovations featuring the multi-faceted material.
- World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will appear as Dwell on Design NY’s keynote speaker to trace his design history, from early building influences to his own drawings that have informed his…
Craig Dykers, principal architect of the firm Snøhetta, is tasked to design the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's new expansion and will hold a free public lecture about the project at UC Berkeley's Wurster Hall.
Snøhetta's mission is to maintain a strong relationship between landscape and architecture in all of its projects, and strives to be as environmentally responsible as possible with each new comission. The firm won numerous competitions for significant American projects such as the National September 11 Memorial Meseum Pavillion at the site of the World Trade Center. Since their inception in 1989, they have received many awards for the innovation and quality of their designs, which include the 2009 European Mies van der Rohe Prize and Global Award for Sustainable Architecture for their Norwegian National Opera in Oslo, and the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the Library of Alexandria in Egypt.
Craig Dykers is co-founder and principal of Snøhetta, an integrated architecture, landscape, and interior design practice based in Oslo and New York. In recent years, the firm has won numerous international competitions for important American projects including an expansion of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the redesign of Times Square, and the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion at the site of the World Trade Center. The firm’s many awards include the 2009 European Mies van der Rohe Prize and Global Award for Sustainable Architecture for their Norwegian National Opera in Oslo, and the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the Library of Alexandria in Egypt.