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Kjetil Thorsen

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen is an architect and co-founder of the first Norwegian gallery for architecture, Gallery ROM, and an international lecturer in architecture. In 1989, he co-founded the multidisciplinary architectural practice, Snøhetta. Through Snøhetta, Thorsen has developed several architectural designs across the globe such as the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt; the National September 11 Memorial Pavilion in New York; the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Under, Europe’s first underwater restaurant in Lindesnes, Norway; Shanghai Grand Opera House in Shanghai, China and Powerhouse Brattørkaia, the world’s northernmost energy-positive building in Trondheim, Norway.

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Ithra Talks: Up Close With Kjetil Thorsen and Fatema Alrashid

27th June, 2020
04:00 PM - 05:15 PM