On October 3rd, 2017, Jeannette Lenear Peruchini will speak at Facility Executive Live, a day-long conference in Chicago for facility professionals and industry experts. A variety of topics, including energy management, technology, and workplace design, will be discussed.
On September 12th, 2017, a team from SOM's London office took part in Run the River, an annual fundraising event along the River Thames. On September 14th, a team from SOM's New York office joined the New York Architects' Regatta Challenge, a fundraising event on the Hudson River.
On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, we invite you to enter the #SOMinChicago Instagram photo contest. Post your photo of an SOM project in Chicago for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed or to win one of three prizes.
SOM Director Colin Koop discusses Cornell Tech's new campus with Fast Company's Co. Design. The Roosevelt Island campus of the applied sciences university, for which SOM designed the master plan, officially opened in September, 2017.
Curbed brings "Transportation Week" to New York, spotlighting various projects around the city's five boroughs. Moynihan Train Hall, the SOM-designed project to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into a spacious transportation hub within an improved Penn Station, is featured.
Curbed features two SOM-designed projects in a roundup of beautiful airports around the world, originally published in May, 2017. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport's Terminal 2 and Changi International Airport's Terminal 3 are recognized for innovative and culturally resonant designs.
Curbed includes the planned transformation of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station in a special feature produced for "Transportation Week." Amtrak's search for a developer to carry out the SOM-designed master plan for the train station and surrounding neighborhood is currently underway.
Archello spotlights the FBI Biometric Technology Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia. The facility's "future-proof" and sustainable design features create a flexible and adaptable high performance workplace for the largest division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
ArchDaily features the recently opened exhibition "SOM: Engineering x [Art + Architecture]." Through hand-drawn sketches, structural models, and animation, the exhibition reveals the research and process behind SOM's groundbreaking structural innovations.
On September 21st and 23rd, 2017, SOM Design Partner Leo Chow and Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner Mark Sarkisian will conduct a series of lectures in China. The two will speak at the 4th US-China Tall Buildings Symposium and Chongqing University.
In preparation for the Facades+ conference in Los Angeles, The Architect's Newspaper highlights works by local designers and practices. SOM's Paul Danna, José Luis Palacios, Garth Ramsey, and Keith Boswell are featured, as are Olympia and the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles.
Dezeen reports on "SOM: Engineering x [Art + Architecture]," opened in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial and Mana Contemporary Chicago. An exploration of the collaborative process between engineers, artists, and architects, the exhibition gives insight into SOM’s practice.
Designboom covers "SOM: Engineering x [Art + Architecture]," an exhibition presented by Mana Contemporary in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial. The exhibition delves into SOM's design principles through a series of defining themes.
Metropolis includes "SOM: Engineering x [Art + Architecture]" in a roundup of highlights from the Chicago Architecture Biennial. A survey of SOM's tradition of working with leading artists, the exhibition features content from collaborations with Pablo Picasso, Janet Echelman, and Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle.
On September 15th, Ingedia Sanchez will speak at the 2017 AIA Women's Summit in Washington, D.C. An architect based in SOM's Chicago office, Sanchez has led the technical designs for numerous tall and supertall towers around the world.