Glocal Design Magazine honored SOM's BBVA Bancomer Operations Center and BBVA Centro Tecnologico with a combined three Noldi Schreck Awards. The winners were announced at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City on November 9th, 2018.
Spanish publication Merca2 examines SOM's role in helping BBVA transform its workplaces across multiple facilities. The global redesign, which includes interior design, architecture, and engineering, enables collaboration, creates a common culture across BBVA offices, and helps to reinterpret 21st-century work environments.
Interior Design interviews SOM Partner Stephen Apking on the office designs for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in Mexico City and Madrid. Apking explains how the projects came to be, what principles influenced the interior designs, and discusses the BBVA Global Interior Design Standards.
Narrating the story of a multinational bank's presence in Mexico City, the Spanish-language Arquine magazine features BBVA Bancomer Operations Center and BBVA Centro Tecnológico. The buildings were designed by SOM to accommodate BBVA's recent operational restructuring.
The Happening reports on the SOM-designed master plan for Nuevo Polanco, an emerging mixed-use district in Mexico City. The article, originally published in Spanish, describes the anticipated transformation of a former industrial area into a vibrant and livable region.
El Alebrije reports on SOM's master plan for Nuevo Polanco, a new mixed-use district in Mexico City. The design is expected to contribute to the area’s transformation into a vibrant neighborhood of interconnected streets, open spaces, commercial developments, and cultural and recreational amenities.
Architectural Record has honored the BBVA Bancomer Operations Center with a 2017 Good Design is Good Business award. Now in its twentieth year, the awards program recognizes architectural projects that are instrumental to the growth and success of businesses around the world.
BBVA Bancomer Operations Center has been selected to receive a 2016 Premio Nacional from the Instituto Mexicano del Edificio Inteligente y Sustentable (Mexican Institute of Intelligent and Sustainable Building). The SOM-designed office building stands as a premier example of sustainable development in Mexico City.
The Urban Land Institute has named three SOM buildings among 26 finalists in the 2016 Global Awards for Excellence. The program honors projects that represent best practices in design, construction, economics, planning, and management. The winners will be announced in October.