Sarah Haun

Snøhetta’s Vision for the WTC Cultural Institutions

Recently, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) selected Frank Gehry and the little-known Norwegian firm Snøhetta to create schematic designs for the performing arts and museum complexes planned for the World Trade Center site. To date, Snøhetta—which specializes in architecture, interiors, and landscape design—is best known for its work on the Alexandria Library in Egypt and the Lillehammer Olympic Art…