SOM will participate in more than 20 events at this year's AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City. The conference, which features approximately 70 educational and networking events, includes seminars, workshops, and a two-day Architecture Expo at the Javits Center.
On January 26th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa will speak at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). She will join a panel titled "The Physical Environment as a Key Element in Achieving 21st Century Learning Goals."
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.
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.
CNN includes the University Center at the New School in a roundup of the best-designed education facilities in the world. Designed by SOM, the LEED® Gold certified facility integrates the functions of a traditional campus into a 16-story building in Manhattan.
6sqft highlights the SOM-designed University Center at The New School in an article admiring dormitory architecture in New York. The piece looks at the shift from traditional dorm design to more contemporary designed residences with built-in amenities.
SOM's designs for two university projects are currently on display at the University of Virginia, as part of the School of Architecture's inaugural Alumni Exhibit. Titled "Living Learning: Designing University Environments," the show is open to the public though August 19th, 2016.
Architonic highlights the sustainable design features of SOM’s University Center, The New School. The education facility, located at the intersection of 14th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan, utilizes both passive and active design strategies to decrease solar heat gain and minimize energy consumption.
Building Design + Construction covers the winning projects of the 2015 Educational Facility Design Awards, including SOM's University Center at The New School. Granted annually by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), the awards program recognizes projects with high-quality design and flexible teaching spaces.