Argonne National Laboratory produced a story about its LakeSim platform, created to bolster the design process for smart cities in an increasingly urban world. Argonne collaborated with SOM to prototype this tool.
Today, Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, spoke about The Great Lakes Century on WBEZ, Chicago’s flagship public radio station. Enquist discussed the 100 years as a time for optimism and regeneration throughout the Great Lakes region.
Several projects by SOM have been recognized by the 2014 Green GOOD DESIGN Awards. The awards program promotes public awareness of the world's most important examples of sustainable design.
SOM Partner Philip Enquist will moderate the symposium "Designing for Life Along the Water’s Edge” on March 13 in Chicago. Speakers will discuss the complexities of designing within the Great Lakes ecosystem and will examine a wide range of projects, including SOM's Chicago Lakeside development.
The Chicago-based conservation organization, Openlands, presented their 2012 Conservation Leadership Award to Philip Enquist, Partner in Charge of SOM’s global City Design Practice.
The Chicago Lakeside Development — a joint venture between McCaffery Interests and U.S. Steel Corporation — has won the first Sustainia Community Award. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the award on October 11 during a ceremony at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen.
The McCaffery Interests and U.S. Steel Corporation’s master plan for Chicago Lakeside, designed by SOM, has been named one of 10 finalists for the first Sustainia Award. The winners will be announced on October 11 by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a ceremony in Copenhagen.
Lakeshore Drive will be extended by two miles to connect to the Chicago Lakeside Development. This mixed-use master plan will encompass nearly 600 acres on the site of a former steelworks in southeast Chicago.