Snøhetta is an international group of architects, landscape architects, and interior designers with offices in Oslo, Norway and New york City. The firm was founded in 1989 by architects from Norway and Los Angeles. They named the firm Snøhetta after a large mountain in Norway. Since its beginnings, Snøhetta Arkitektur-Landskap has envisioned building and design as an interconnected, holistic venture.
The firm is best-known in the U.S. for the only above-ground structure at Ground Zero in NYC.
Craig Edward Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen are the two Founding Partners of the company. Snøhetta has approximately 150 designers working on projects around the world.