The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named SOM Design Partner Gary Haney a 2019 RIBA Fellow Member. The designation reflects Haney's significant contributions to the profession and his stature as an inspirational RIBA Chartered Member.
SOM was recognized with three awards in the 2019 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards program. Manhattan Loft Gardens in London and Tanjong Pagar Centre in Singapore won a combined three Awards of Excellence.
SOM Managing Director Jed Zimmerman received certification as a Design-Build Professional™ from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). The designation identifies design and construction professionals who demonstrate proficiency in the design-build process and best practices.
The U.S. Green Building Council's Los Angeles chapter has honored the Tenaya Towers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The project received a Merit Award in the Energy and Atmosphere category of the 2018 Sustainable Innovation Awards.
World Architecture News recognized three SOM projects in the 2018 WAN Awards program. 252 East 57th Street was named the winner in the Tall Buildings category, while Tanjong Pagar Centre and Hangzhou Wangchao Center were selected as finalists.
The main hall of the International Arrivals Facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport topped out in December 2018. The event marks the latest milestone for the most complex capital development project in the airport's history.
SOM Managing Partner Michael Mann has been selected to serve on the jury of the 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards Program. Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd., the awards program is now in its 68th year.
In December of 2018, SOM Managing Partner Xuan Fu was honored at Bisnow's inaugural Chicago Power Women summit. Fu, who is based in SOM's Chicago office, was recognized alongside leaders from across the design and development industries.
On December 12th, 2018, SOM Director Mark Schwettmann will lead a tour of the Moscone Center. On the tour, Schwettmann will share insight on the design and phased construction of the project, which adds more than 8,000 square feet of new public space to the existing convention center.
Interior Design Magazine recognized five SOM projects in the 2018 Best of Year Awards program. The Valli & Valli Alina Hardware Collection won the Best of Year Award for product design, while 777 Aviation, G-Cubed, Optimo Hat Company, and the Superior Court of California in San Diego were honored in various categories.
The Partners of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), together with the firm's colleagues, mourn the loss of Lois Mazzitelli, who died on Saturday, December 1st, 2018, and extend their deepest sympathy to her family.
Poly International Plaza has received a 2018 A&D Trophy Award from Perspective magazine. Formerly known as The Perspective Awards, the competition celebrates excellence in architecture, interior design, and product design across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
On December 5th, 2018, SOM Design Partner Paul Danna will participate in a panel discussion at the Infraday West conference in Los Angeles. The panel focuses on strategies for cultivating lasting partnerships among owners, developers, architects, and others involved in P3 projects.
SOM senior producer Lucas Blair Simpson, who oversees SOM's photography, discusses strategies for taking effective and impressive architectural photos. This article appeared in a special section on photography in Architectural Record's December issue.
Architectural Record highlights Ezra Stoller and other celebrated photographers in a special section on photography in the magazine's December issue. One of the photographs Stoller took of the SOM-designed Banque Lambert in Brussels is included.