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Snøhetta: Collective Intuition


The first in-depth monograph on one of the most important contemporary architecture practices working today


Snøhetta


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Price: USD$79.95

The first in-depth monograph on one of the most important contemporary architecture practices working today

With offices in Oslo, Innsbruck, San Francisco, and New York, and projects all over the world, Snøhetta's architecture, landscape, interior, and branding design projects are created across political boundaries, at all scales, and are fundamentally concerned with the unique interactions between people and places.

Through stunning imagery and evocative narrative text, this book showcases 24 exceptional projects - including the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Pavilion and the Oslo Opera House - which, together, illustrate Snøhetta's boundary-pushing and highly collaborative approach to design.

The book is organized into three chapters: Integration of Disciplines, Political Space, and Generosity and Collective Ownership. The books is the perfect expression of the firm's values and how it has evolved over its 30-year history. Conversations with Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Gaute Brochmann lend depth and focus. An illustrated chronology and detailed architectural drawings provide deeper insight.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 270 x 205 mm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
Pages: 256 pp
Illustrations: 300 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714877174

Snøhetta was established in 1989 by Craig Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. The only company to have twice won the World Architecture Award for Best Cultural Building, Snøhetta has since grown to become one of the most important architecture practices in operation today. The firm's work spans multiple disciplines.

"It's about time the award-winning Norwegian architecture practice Snøhetta was celebrated in hardback."—Elle Decoration

"An insightful look into Snøhetta's process and a celebration of how architecture and design informs experiences, whether it's a trip to the opera or pulling a banknote out of your wallet."—Architectural Digest Online

"Snøhetta's first monograph in over a decade... The book offers the studio's understanding of their own work and how it has taken on a life of its own."—Designboom

"This book is a rich tome that explores the internationally acclaimed practice's work, by showcasing its extensive and wide-ranging portfolio."—Wallpaper* magazine

"It's about time the award-winning Norwegian architecture practice Snøhetta was celebrated in hardback."—Elle Decoration

"An insightful look into Snøhetta's process and a celebration of how architecture and design informs experiences, whether it's a trip to the opera or pulling a banknote out of your wallet."—Architectural Digest Online

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