Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is a world leader in creating iconic and influential architecture that goes beyond aesthetics. The firm’s projects push the envelope of what materials can do on a grand scale. This is readily seen through their glass façades, where they work to develop building skins that showcase new ideas and outperform conventional systems.
SOM’s sensitivity to site conditions and an all-inclusive design and engineering approach to each building component puts it at the forefront of great glass architecture. The following SOM projects bring to light how the firm employs cutting edge glass envelopes to redefine façade design.