Peter Girgis from Snøhetta will speak about his experience working with clients such as Aesop and the craftsman of the furniture at Under, the underwater restaurant in Lindesnes, Norway. Through his lecture, Peter will shed light on his vision for the future of retail and interior architecture, including how architects, interior architects and designers can start working more sustainably by using locally-sourced resources and materials and by collaborating with local manufacturers.
With the support from:
Royal Norwegian Embassy in Rome
Peter is a multidisciplinary designer with a wide level of experience within the field of design and architecture. Approaching the profession with a transdisciplinary philosophy he has had roles as both architect and interior architect.
Senior Interior Architect BFA (ides)
After collaborating on several high profile design projects in New York City with Rafael Viñoly architects, namely the Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Peter set his sights on Europe and began working with Snøhetta Architects on the National September 11 Museum Pavilion.
For the last 15 years he has been a part of the Snøhetta team working on projects within culture, hospitality and retail design.