DesignCurial ranks the best airports in the world, featuring the SOM-designed Terminal 3 at Changi Airport in Singapore. The terminal's rooftop illuminates the space via skylights paired with aluminum louvers that allocate natural light during the day and diffuse artificial light in the evening.
On December 12th, 2017, James Carpenter delivered a lecture titled "Light in the Public Realm" at SOM's San Francisco office. Carpenter, founder of the design studio James Carpenter Design Associates, has a longstanding collaborative history with SOM.
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.
In a report on seven of the most “architecturally stunning” airports around the world, Bisnow includes Terminal 3 at Changi International Airport in Singapore. The SOM-designed terminal features 919 skylights, a 5-story vertical garden, and numerous amenities for travelers.
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.
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.
CNBC reports on the World Airport Awards, an annual ranking of the world's best airports by the airport research firm Skytrax. Singapore's Changi International Airport, featuring the SOM-designed Terminal 3, tops the list for the fourth consecutive year.