On April 18th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Jon Cicconi will speak at the Getting to Zero National Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Cicconi will discuss the Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground, New York's first net-zero-energy school.
Architizer highlights SOM-designed facades that challenge the capabilities of glass envelopes. The New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, the Center for Character and Leadership Development, JTI Headquarters, and other projects are featured.
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.
In a webinar on July 27th, 2017, Associate Director Jon Cicconi will discuss the SOM-designed Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground. Hosted by Architectural Record, the webinar centers on design trends and advances in K-12 schools.
The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois recognized JTI Headquarters as Most Innovative Structure in the 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. Located in Geneva, the building demonstrates SOM’s commitment to integrated design, sustainability, and innovative workplace solutions.
The University Center at The New School and The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground are finalists for the 2017 Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence. The award winners will be announced in October 2017.
The New York Council of the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA NY) has recognized three SOM projects with 2017 Design Awards. The annual awards program honors outstanding architectural projects completed by SARA NY members in a variety of categories.
The Architect's Newspaper examines the elements of workplace design that go beyond environmentalism to address user health and well-being. The WELL Building Standard® is outlined, with the SOM-designed JTI Headquarters cited as a case study for the WELL concepts of Air, Mind, and Fitness.