Since 1989, Craig Dykers has established offices in Norway, Egypt, England, and in the United States. 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. As one of the Founding Partners of Snøhetta, 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 Ontario, Canada. Craig is currently leading the design of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion in San Francisco and the Times Square Reconstruction in New York City, both of which are currently under construction, as well as the Calgary Public Library in Alberta, Canada, and the Temple University Library in Philadelphia. Craig’s work has led to numerous international awards and recognitions including the Mies van derRohe 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 most recently been the subject of an exposé in the January 2013 New Yorker magazine, while the practice has also been nominated in 2013 by Fast Company Magazine as one of the ten most innovative architecture companies 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. 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.