The Desmond received an Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations. A renovation and adaptive reuse project in downtown Los Angeles, the project was recognized in the Forensic/Renovation/Retrofit/Rehabilitation Structures category.
Two SOM projects have been recognized by the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California. The Desmond, an adaptive reuse project in downtown Los Angeles, and Poly International Plaza in Beijing both received Awards of Excellence at the association's annual awards ceremony.
On March 23rd, 2017, Paul Danna will join other local architects at a panel and roundtable discussion hosted by the Los Angeles Headquarters Association. Titled "The Inside Track on Southern California Projects," the event will take place at the California Club in Los Angeles.
The Desmond received Los Angeles Downtown News’ Downtowners of Distinction Award for having a positive effect on the South Park community, and benefitting Downtown Los Angeles as a whole. The SOM-designed renovation restored an abandoned, century-old warehouse to serve as a creative office hub for AEG.
Los Angeles Downtown News recently toured the Desmond, a century-old industrial building that has been renovated as creative office space for AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world.
On November 20, 2014, SOM Associate Director Dan Herman will participate in the Central City Association of Los Angeles’s 2014 Architect Panel. Herman will discuss two SOM projects currently under construction in Los Angeles.
Next year, sports and entertainment giant AEG will consolidate its offices in The Desmond, located in the South Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. SOM's renovations of the building will bring the total size of the space to 82,000 square feet.
SOM will make old new again through the renovation of The Desmond, a building that has stood in Los Angeles since 1918. Leading sports and entertainment presenter AEG will lease the mixed-use space.
SOM has been chosen to design renovations for The Desmond, a historic Los Angeles building in need of large structural upgrades. The firm will also design the interiors to be occupied by sports and entertainment giant AEG.