Curbed features two SOM-designed projects in a roundup of beautiful airports around the world, originally published in May, 2017. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport's Terminal 2 and Changi International Airport's Terminal 3 are recognized for innovative and culturally resonant designs.
In celebration of India's Independence Day, designMENA presents a selection of buildings that have shaped India's architectural landscape. The SOM-designed Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and the Park Hyderabad are featured as innovative and culturally resonant projects.
Curbed includes Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 in Mumbai in its roundup of the 12 most beautiful airports in the world. SOM's design for the 4.4.-million-square-foot airport is inspired by the form of traditional Indian pavilions.
Fifteen years after its launch, the SOM Journal continues to tell a story of design at SOM. This edition is the tenth installment in a continuing series that highlights conceptual undercurrents being discussed and projects being developed at the firm.
Architectural Record reports on public architecture projects generating positive change in cities around the United States. Denver Union Station, designed by SOM as part of a large regional transportation initiative, is included.
The Denver Post reports on the development boom around Denver Union Station, the SOM-designed transit hub. Sales and property tax revenue last year came in at triple the original projections, demonstrating the project's success as a catalyst for urban growth.
In the October 2016 issue of DETAIL, an architecture and engineering journal, SOM Director Charles Besjak describes the structural engineering of Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Its long-span roof structure covers 70,000 square meters, making it one of the world's largest roofs without an expansion joint.
Curbed highlights the use of splash pads in SOM's design for Denver Union Station. The splash pads create an interactive public space as part of SOM's aspiration to realize a dynamic, civic zone surrounding the historic Beaux-Arts building.
In July 2016, the Regional Transportation District is opening the B-Line, a new link in the transit network being built around Denver Union Station. The commuter rail line connects the SOM-designed station with Westminster, a Denver suburb, laying further groundwork for transit-oriented development.