Craig Edward Dykers

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Craig Edward Dykers is an American architect and founding partner of the architecture firm, Snøhetta.[1]


Craig Dykers was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1961. In 1985 he graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin.[1]


As one of the Founding Partners of Snøhetta, Dykers has led many of Snøhetta’s prominent projects internationally, including the Alexandria Library in Egypt,[2] the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo, Norway,[3] the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion in New York City,[4] and the recently completed Ryerson University Student Learning Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[5] Dykers is currently leading the design of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion in San Francisco,[6] the new Times Square Reconstruction in New York City,[7] both of which are currently under construction, as well as the Calgary Public Library, in Alberta, Canada.[8]

Craig Dykers also designed Arch for Arch, a monument to Desmond Tutu located in Cape Town, South Africa.[9][10]



  1. ^ a b "Craig Dykers | Van Alen Institute". Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  2. ^ Lee, Linda (2014-10-22). "Norse Gods Now Have His Number : An Interview with Craig Dykers of Snohetta". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-06-02.
  3. ^ Miyoko Ohtake (2010-04-04). "Craig Dykers of Snøhetta". Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  4. ^ "9/11 memorial pavilion by snohetta opens at ground zero". Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  5. ^ "General_Public - News & Events - Ryerson University". 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  6. ^ "Architect Craig Dykers on His Plans for SFMOMA, Remaking Times Square - Businessweek". 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  7. ^ "The Psychology of Space". Newyorke.comr. 2013-01-21. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  8. ^ "Snøhetta reveals proposal to build a library around a Calgary railway". 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  9. ^ "Arch for Arch | Design Indaba". Design Indaba. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  10. ^ "'Arch for Arch' tribute to Tutu planned for Cape Town". News24. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  11. ^ "Bibliotheca Alexandrina - Aga Khan Award for Architecture". Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  12. ^ "Oslo Opera House wins Mies van der Rohe Award". Retrieved 2015-06-01.

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