The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the Orchids & Onions competition, an annual program in which the San Diego Architectural Foundation ranks the city's best and worst architecture. SOM's Superior Court of California in San Diego, which won an Orchid, was recognized for its exemplary design.
Engineering News-Record California reports on the 2018 winners of its Best Projects competition. The Superior Court of California in San Diego was recognized as a Best Project in the Government/Public Buildings category.
The AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice recognized two SOM projects in the 2018 Justice Facilities Review Awards. The Superior Court of California in San Diego received a Citation, while the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles was selected for publication.
Engineering News Record (ENR) has honored the Superior Court of California - San Diego with a 2018 Best Project Award. The courthouse won in the Southern California - Government/Public Buildings category of this year's Best Projects regional competition.
On July 26th, 2018, Associate Director Frank Mahan will speak at the 4th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture. The event will take place at the SOM-designed Center for Character & Leadership Development at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
On July 18th, 2018, SOM Senior Consulting Design Partner Roger Duffy will be the keynote speaker on day two of Perspective USA 2018, a forum hosted by The Plan magazine. The event centers on a discussion of innovations in architecture and design.
At the 2017-2018 China Real Estate Design Awards, SOM received three awards for three projects. Poly International Plaza received the Gold Award, the program's highest honor, with China World Trade Center 3B and Ningbo Bank of China Headquarters receiving Merit Awards.
The Center for Character and Leadership Development and 111 Main have each received an IDEAS2 Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction. The awards program honors engineering and architecture projects that incorporate structural steel in innovative ways.
The Superior Court of California in San Diego has been recognized in the 2018 Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Building Team Awards. The courthouse, one of four Gold Award winners and one of 13 overall winners, will be featured in an upcoming print issue of BD+C.