Architizer reports on the uses, performance, and aesthetics of tensile fabric structures. The article features the open-air Train Hall of Denver Union Station, which was designed as a means of efficiently sheltering railway tracks with a combination of "arch trusses" clad in tensioned PTFE fabric.
Architectural Record reports on public architecture projects generating positive change in cities around the United States. Denver Union Station, designed by SOM as part of a large regional transportation initiative, is included.
The Denver Post reports on the development boom around Denver Union Station, the SOM-designed transit hub. Sales and property tax revenue last year came in at triple the original projections, demonstrating the project's success as a catalyst for urban growth.
SOM's master plan for the Knowledge and Innovation Community in Shanghai won Gold in the Best Mixed-Use category at the MIPIM Asia Awards in Hong Kong on November 29-30, 2016. The master plan weaves together 10 universities and a stadium to create a walkable, connected community.
SOM's master plan for the Knowledge and Innovation Community in Shanghai has been selected to receive a 2016 MIPIM Asia Award for Best Mixed Use Development. The award will be presented at the annual MIPIM Asia conference, taking place in Hong Kong on November 30th, 2016.
Curbed highlights the use of splash pads in SOM's design for Denver Union Station. The splash pads create an interactive public space as part of SOM's aspiration to realize a dynamic, civic zone surrounding the historic Beaux-Arts building.
In July 2016, the Regional Transportation District is opening the B-Line, a new link in the transit network being built around Denver Union Station. The commuter rail line connects the SOM-designed station with Westminster, a Denver suburb, laying further groundwork for transit-oriented development.
Politico Magazine reports on Denver's new rail connection between the airport and Denver Union Station, the latest addition to a rail system that is transforming the city. SOM recently revitalized and expanded the historic station to create a major regional transportation hub and intermodal transit district.
In "Rebuilding the American City," SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy, Director Derek A.R. Moore, and Associate Director Kristopher Takács discuss Denver Union Station. Authored by David Gamble and Patty Heyda, the book highlights the transit hub as a paradigm for urban redevelopment in America.