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 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 Urban Land Institute New York honored The Kathleen Grimm School with its 2017 New York Excellence in Institutional Development Award. The public school is recognized as an example of responsible land use and sustainable development.
Fast Company has selected three SOM projects as finalists in the 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards. The program recognizes companies, products, policies, designs, and ideas that show how creative problem solving can make a positive global impact.
The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground has been selected as a 2017 finalist in the ULI New York Awards for Excellence in Development. The program honors the most exemplary land use and development projects in the New York region.
Three SOM projects are recognized in The Architect's Newspaper's 2016 Best of Design Awards. The Strand took first prize for Building Renovation; the Center for Character & Leadership Development is Building of the Year in the Southwest; and the Kathleen Grimm School earned an honorable mention.
The Kathleen Grimm School is included in a feature on TakePart about innovative schools around the world. SOM designed the Staten Island school to be the first net-zero-energy school in the Northeastern U.S., equipped to harvest as much energy as it uses each year.