Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
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The Wall Street Journal has announced Snøhetta as the WSJ Magazine 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year.

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Gerald Zugmann

Founding Partners Craig Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen were presented the award by artist and musician Laurie Anderson at the sixth annual awards ceremony on November 2, 2016.

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Henrik Kam

Snøhetta joins this year’s list of honorees that includes Ai Weiwei (Art), Es Devlin (Design), Daniel Humm & Will Guidara (Food), Melinda Gates (Philanthropy), Tom Ford (Film), and The Weeknd (Music).

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
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WSJ Magazine profiles the practice in the November 2016 issue, writing that Snøhetta “has flouted architectural norms to become one of the world’s most sought-after firms.”

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Jeff GoldbergEsto

The Wall Street Journal writes, “For far longer than perhaps any other firm working today, Snøhetta has been ‘saying no to any ultimate design theory,’ as Dykers puts it, touting instead an architecture free of banner slogans and signature styles.

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Jens Passoth

This can make it difficult to get a clear picture of what Snøhetta is really up to. But it’s also what makes the firm so interesting to watch.”

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Snøhetta

A short film on Snøhetta’s work produced by the Wall Street Journal can be found here. Source and Images Courtesy of Snøhetta.

Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Photo © Snøhetta
  • Photographs: Snøhetta and MIR, Michael Grimm, Gerald Zugmann, Jeff Goldberg/Esto, Henrik Kam, ABML4, Diephotodesigner.de OHG 2010, Roger Brennhagen, Ketil Jacobsen, Jens Passoth, Lorne Bridgman, Younes Bounhar & Amanda Large, DoubleSpace Photography, Jon McNeal, Courtesy of Snøhetta http://snohetta.com/
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta
Snøhetta named Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Innovator of the Year
Image © Snøhetta

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