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.
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.
Three SOM-designed projects were honored in the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. The Center for Character and Leadership Development, Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and the FBI Biometric Technology Center were selected from more than 300 submissions.
The Architect's Newspaper reports on the AIA New York State Design Awards. Three SOM-designed projects, including the Center for Character and Leadership Development at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, were honored in this year's program.
The innovative use of prismatic glass on the facade of the SOM-designed Baccarat Hotel & Residences is featured in The Glass Magazine. Fabricated by Glassform and originally developed in the design phase of One World Trade Center, the facade reflects and refracts light to create a rainbow effect.
As reported in The Real Deal, SOM Managing Partner T.J. Gottesdiener describes the future of innovation and glass use in New York City buildings. At the Baccarat Hotel & Residences in Manhattan, glass was applied to the north and south sides, which receive the greatest amount of sunlight.
In 2016, the Urban Land Institute will present the inaugural New York Awards for Excellence in Development, recognizing real estate projects that demonstrate responsible land use and sustain communities. SOM's Baccarat Hotel & Residences, a mixed-use high-rise, has been chosen as a finalist.
A recent article in Wallpaper Magazine shines the spotlight on the Baccarat Hotel & Residences. In the story, SOM Design Partner Gary Haney explains that SOM designed the building "to create an elegant, timeless and urban 'wrapper' for the luxury within."
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has featured SOM’s Baccarat Hotel & Residences as an exemplary high-rise project. Recently completed in Midtown Manhattan, the tower was named a finalist for Best Tall Building in Americas in the 2015 CTBUH Awards.