As one of the Founding Partners of Sn?hetta, Craig Dykers has led many of the office’s prominent projects, including the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Norway, the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion, the Redesign of Times Square, and the SFMOMA Expansion in San Francisco. His interest in design as a promoter of social and physical well-being is supported by ongoing observation and development of an innovative design process. Sn?hetta often works to create contemporary architecture seeking to avoid segregation and disassociation.
Dykers’ lecture will describe how this can be a considered value and how some of Sn?hetta’s projects have addressed this way of thinking. Whether or not a project focuses upon an individual or groups of persons, the architecture engages physically and therefore intellectually with the body.
Dykers will present the firm’s most recent projects including the Redesign of Times Square, the SFMOMA Expansion in San Francisco, the James B. Hunt, Jr. Memorial Library at North Carolina State University, and the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre in Toronto, Ontario.