The New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects features five SOM-designed projects in its annual roundup of award winners. The publication showcases the recipients of the 2017 AIA New York State Design, Excelsior, and Honor Awards.
Photography Coordinator Lucas Blair Simpson speaks to SOM's approach to photography, providing insight on logistics, video, and drones. The article features images of PSAC II and the Center for Character & Leadership Development, two projects for which Simpson produced the shoots.
SOM Director Carrie Moore served as a juror for Architectural Record's 2017 Record Products, an awards program that recognizes the best new products of the year. A panel of six independent jurors selected 57 winners from more than 250 entries.
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.
On November 9th, 2017, Alan Lewis spoke at the Guangzhou International Design Forum in China. The annual event is an opportunity for practitioners to discuss architectural design, sustainable design, and other topics as they relate to the city of Guangzhou.
In its November 2017 issue, Architect Magazine names SOM the number one architectural firm on its Architect 50 list. SOM is the only practice to receive top overall ranking two times since the magazine founded the prestigious list in 2009.
The Center for Character and Leadership Development has received a 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. The annual program recognizes exemplary projects from around the world.
Public Safety Answering Center II and the Center for Character & Leadership Development received National Design Awards from the Society of American Registered Architects. The program recognizes achievements in architecture and design from residential developments to unbuilt and theoretical projects.
Builder magazine reports on the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. Three SOM-designed projects—the Center for Character & Leadership Development, Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and the FBI Biometric Technology Center—were honored in this year's program.