Elaine Molinar is an architect and Managing Partner of Snøhetta’s US offices. Since its inception, the practice has maintained its original trans-disciplinary approach, integrating architecture, landscape and interior design in all its projects.
Since starting her career as a designer of the Library of Alexandria in Egypt Elaine has held key positions in many of Snøhetta’s notable works, including the Norwegian National Opera, the National September 11th Memorial Museum Pavilion, the James B. Hunt Library at North Carolina State University, and most recently the El Paso Children’s Museum.
Elaine received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin, is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED accredited professional. Elaine is a 2019 recipient of the Texas Medal of Arts and serves on the board of trustees of the Van Alen Institute.