On June 27th, 2017, Daniel R. Ringelstein and Gunnar Hand will represent SOM at the International Conference on Transport and Health in Barcelona, Spain. Ringelstein and Hand will lead a workshop on the firm's Regenerative Cities initiative.
The new United States Courthouse is one of three SOM-designed projects to win a 2017 Los Angeles Architectural Award. Pen Factory and the Long Beach Civic Center project were also recognized in the annual competition, which is hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council.
The Center for Character & Leadership Development received the Award of Excellence in the 2017 Lumen Awards from the New York chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society. The annual award program celebrates professionalism, excellence, and originality in lighting design.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the West End Concourse of Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM. As the first phase of the redevelopment of Penn Station, the concourse expands access to trains and provides a link to the future Moynihan Train Hall.
On June 27th, 2017, Stephen Ray will speak at the ASHRAE Annual Conference in Long Beach, California. A Mechanical Engineer based in SOM's Chicago office, Ray will discuss the benefits of natural ventilation and the corresponding control design objectives.
CNN investigates the use of evidence-based design in healthcare facilities. New York's Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine—designed by SOM to provide a calming environment for patients and families, and an integrated workspace for employees—is included.
Contract Magazine spotlights Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM and a critical part of the redevelopment of the Penn Station complex. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to move forward with the project, which has an anticipated completion date of 2020.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell and Associate Lisa Follman, both based in our San Francisco office, will lead workshops on glass and sustainability at the 2017 Glass Performance Days Conference. Now in its 25th year, the event will take place in Tampere, Finland.
In a report on seven of the most “architecturally stunning” airports around the world, Bisnow includes Terminal 3 at Changi International Airport in Singapore. The SOM-designed terminal features 919 skylights, a 5-story vertical garden, and numerous amenities for travelers.
Curbed reports on the announcement that the redevelopment of New York's Penn Station complex will move forward. The conversion of the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM, is expected to be completed in 2020.
With phase one now complete, the SOM-designed project to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall will move forward. Commercial Observer features plans for the redevelopment, which was announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Curbed reports on the opening of a new concourse connecting New York's Penn Station to the James A. Farley Post Office Building. The event marks the completion of the first phase of converting the post office into Moynihan Train Hall, a critical part of the redevelopment of the entire station complex.
The Wall Street Journal reports on commuters' reactions to the newly opened West End Concourse at Penn Station. Unveiled on June 15th, 2017, the concourse is the first phase of the larger plan for the future Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM to be an inspiring gateway to New York City.
The New York Times reports on the unveiling of a new passenger concourse connecting Penn Station to the James A. Farley Post Office Building. Opened to the public on June 15th, 2017, the concourse expands access to trains and provides a link to the future Moynihan Train Hall.
Two SOM-designed projects were named to the shortlist for the 2017 New London Awards, an annual program supported by the Mayor of London. The nominees, Lexicon and the New Covent Garden Market Master Plan, are also eligible for a People's Choice Award, to be decided by a public vote.