Snøhetta has teamed up with Gareth Hoskins Architects for its submission. Snøhetta has a track record of delivering world class arts and cultural buildings, including the Oslo Opera House. Snøhetta was established in 1989 after winning the international design competition for the Alexandria Library in Egypt and is based in Oslo. Gareth Hoskins Architects is an award winning practice based in Glasgow and has developed a reputation for innovative public projects. Many of their projects involve the redevelopment of sensitive, often historically important listed buildings, including projects for the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.