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.
SOM will participate in more than 20 events at this year's AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City. The conference, which features approximately 70 educational and networking events, includes seminars, workshops, and a two-day Architecture Expo at the Javits Center.
Curbed features 20 largescale developments in New York City's five boroughs. Hudson Yards, the Manhattan West Development, Cornell Tech, and the World Trade Center are included as projects that are transforming the landscape of the city.
On January 26th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa will speak at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). She will join a panel titled "The Physical Environment as a Key Element in Achieving 21st Century Learning Goals."
The Urban Land Institute has selected the University Center at The New School as a winner of the 2017-18 Global Awards for Excellence. Additionally, The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground was shortlisted for the annual awards program.
The Roosevelt Island campus of Cornell Tech, which opened in September 2017, is featured in Architectural Record. Design Director Colin Koop shares insight on the amount of public space incorporated into SOM's master plan for the New York City campus.
SOM's Colin Koop discusses Cornell Tech in Building Design + Construction's Greenbuild Report. In creating the master plan for the new campus, SOM designed an elevated "Techwalk," or main pedestrian walkway, and other resilient features to account for its location in New York City's East River.
CityLab sits down with SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy to discuss Cornell Tech's New York City campus. SOM designed the master plan for the project, which was conceived in 2008 through an economic development initiative with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Dezeen features Cornell Tech's New York City campus, for which SOM designed the master plan. The 12-acre campus on Roosevelt Island officially opened in September, 2017, with three buildings designed by different architectural firms.