On December 12th, 2017, James Carpenter delivered a lecture titled "Light in the Public Realm" at SOM's San Francisco office. Carpenter, founder of the design studio James Carpenter Design Associates, has a longstanding collaborative history with SOM.
In honor of International Women's Day, Curbed highlights the contribution that women have made in designing and building some of New York's most iconic structures, including One World Trade Center. SOM Director Nicole Dosso served as Senior Technical Coordinator for the 104-story tower.
New Atlas includes One World Trade Center in a round-up of the most iconic projects it has covered in 2016. Recently certified LEED® Gold, the skyscraper reasserts downtown Manhattan's preeminence as a global business center and serves as an architectural landmark for New York City and the nation.
In an interview for CityRealty, SOM Managing Partner Kenneth Lewis discusses the evolution of his career at SOM, the iconic projects he has worked on, such as One World Trade Center and Time Warner Center, and his passion for promoting SOM's work in sustainable design.
The Gotham Center for New York City History features an excerpt of Judith Dupré's book "One World Trade Center: Biography of a Building." The author contends that SOM's innovative and thoughtful design for Seven World Trade Center set the standard for the rest of the World Trade Center site.
The New York Times includes One World Trade Center in a round-up of diverse new building silhouettes reshaping the New York City skyline. The LEED® Gold certified building reasserts downtown Manhattan's preeminence as a global business center and establishes a new civic icon.
The New Yorker reviews "Never Built New York," which explores the architectural paths New York City could have traveled. The book features some of SOM's unrealized schemes for the World Trade Center, Madison Square Garden Redevelopment, Penn Station, and the United Nations.
New Atlas reports on One World Trade Center's recent LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed by SOM, the 104-story tower holds the title of the tallest LEED® certified building in New York City and in the Western Hemisphere.
Inhabitat highlights the sustainable design of One World Trade Center, which recently earned LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. SOM's innovative design for the tower integrates architecture, structure, urban design, safety, and sustainability.