Craig Dykers is a Founding Partner of the international design practice, Snøhetta. His interest in design as a promoter of social and physical well-being is supported by ongoing observation and contributes to the development of an innovative design process.
Craig has led many of Snøhetta’s prominent projects internationally, including the Alexandria Library in Egypt, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo, Norway, the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion in New York City, and the recently completed Ryerson University Student Learning Centre in Toronto, Canada. Craig is currently leading the design of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion in San Francisco, and the new Times Square Reconstruction in New York City, both of which will be completed in 2016.
Craig’s work has led to numerous international awards and recognitions including the Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Architecture, the World Architecture Award, and the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture, among many others.
Published internationally for over 25 years, Craig has been the subject of an exposé in the January 2013 New Yorker magazine, while the practice has also been nominated by Fast Company Magazine as one of the top 30 innovative businesses in the world.
Craig has served as a Diploma Adjudicator at the Architectural College in Oslo and in recent years has been a Visiting Professor at Syracuse University, Cornell University, Parsons and Washington University in St. Louis. He has lectured extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas, and was awarded the William A. Bernoudy Designer in Residence at the American Academy in Rome in Autumn 2014. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturers, a LEED accredited professional, and a member of the American and Norwegian Institutes of Architects. Craig is a graduate of the UT Austin School of Architecture and a Universtity of Texas Outstanding Ex, 2002.