On April 22nd, 2019, Philip Enquist will host a Video Walk focused on the Great Lakes with graphic designer Rick Valicenti. The event is part of Earth Day programming for "Today at Apple," a series of hands-on creative events hosted at Apple flagship stores around the world.
On July 8th, SOM's Philip Enquist will present a keynote speech at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Canadian Institute of Planners in Québec City. He will discuss SOM's recent work on the Great Lakes Vision, a 100-year plan for the region.
The Great Lakes, Great Cities, Great Basin exhibit designed by SOM is on view in Illinois at the Highland Park Public Library through September 30, 2015. In addition, members of SOM's City Design Practice will participate in related events on September 19 and 20 respectively.
On July 22, 2015, Ellen Lou, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning, and Lucy Ling, SOM Associate Director, will give a lecture at China's Tenth Annual Conference on Urban Development and Planning Conference in Guangzhou. There, Lou and Ling will discuss how urban design can balance socioeconomic development with healthy ecological objectives highlighting SOM’s Baietan Urban Design Master Plan as a case study.
The Partners of SOM are pleased to announce the release of SOM Journal 9. The publication is the ninth installment in a continuing series that highlights the conceptual undercurrents being developed at the firm.
SOM has received three Design Awards from the AIA International Region. The awards program, now in its first year, recognized the Burj Khalifa, The Park Hyderabad, and the Baietan Urban Design Master Plan.
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have honored five SOM projects with their prestigious International Architecture Awards.
SOM's Great Lakes Vision Plan is highlighted in Civil Engineering magazine. The 100-year vision for the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, and Gulf of St. Lawrence watershed was devised to protect the lake system and promote sustainable development.
Today, Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, spoke about The Great Lakes Century on WBEZ, Chicago’s flagship public radio station. Enquist discussed the 100 years as a time for optimism and regeneration throughout the Great Lakes region.