On December 12th, 2017, James Carpenter delivered a lecture titled "Light in the Public Realm" at SOM's San Francisco office. Carpenter, founder of the design studio James Carpenter Design Associates, has a longstanding collaborative history with SOM.
On September 22nd, 2017, SOM's San Francisco office will lead a walking tour as part of the 14th Annual Architecture + the City Festival. The tour centers on SOM-designed projects that reflect the theme of this year's festival, "Secret City."
On June 7th, 2017, SOM Consulting Design Partner Craig W. Hartman will speak at Innovation Conference West, an event hosted by Architectural Record. Hartman will discuss 350 Mission and the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles.
Architectural photographer Lawrence Anderson documents his tour of 350 Mission, one of downtown San Francisco's newest high-rise buildings. Anderson highlights the striking, 50-foot-high lobby, which opens the space to the surrounding urban environment.
Architizer has announced four SOM projects as finalists for the 2017 Architizer A+ Awards. One of the most comprehensive awards programs in the world, the A+ Awards feature more than 100 distinct categories and represent projects from more than 100 countries.
The San Francisco Chronicle features 350 Mission as an ambitious and compelling addition to the city's skyline. The office tower's innovative design and structural engineering includes a street-level public space that aims to encourage social interaction.
SOM has won Spark Spaces Design Awards for 350 Mission and the Agile Corporation Headquarters Tower. The international design awards, whose motto is "Designing Worlds," recognizes the power of design across all disciplines and cultures.
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce has selected SOM as a finalist for two 2016 Excellence in Business Awards (Ebbies), in the Building San Francisco and Global Impact Award categories. The Ebbies celebrates the Bay Area’s visionary entrepreneurs, business leaders, and exemplary corporate citizens.
The Structural Engineers Association of Northern California honored three SOM projects with 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. The winners include the LAX Central Terminal Area Pedestrian Bridge Prototype Study; The Strand, American Conservatory Theater; and 350 Mission Street.