Photography Coordinator Lucas Blair Simpson speaks to SOM's approach to photography, providing insight on logistics, video, and drones. The article features images of PSAC II and the Center for Character & Leadership Development, two projects for which Simpson produced the shoots.
Poly International Plaza in Beijing and the India Basin project in San Francisco won Gold and Bronze awards, respectively, in the Spaces Design category of the 11th Annual Spark Awards. The criteria for selecting winners includes inventiveness, durability, and expressiveness.
In its November 2017 issue, Architect Magazine names SOM the number one architectural firm on its Architect 50 list. SOM is the only practice to receive top overall ranking two times since the magazine founded the prestigious list in 2009.
The Center for Character and Leadership Development has received a 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. The annual program recognizes exemplary projects from around the world.
Public Safety Answering Center II and the Center for Character & Leadership Development received National Design Awards from the Society of American Registered Architects. The program recognizes achievements in architecture and design from residential developments to unbuilt and theoretical projects.
Builder magazine reports on the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. Three SOM-designed projects—the Center for Character & Leadership Development, Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and the FBI Biometric Technology Center—were honored in this year's program.
Three SOM-designed projects were honored in the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. The Center for Character and Leadership Development, Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and the FBI Biometric Technology Center were selected from more than 300 submissions.
The Architect's Newspaper reports on the AIA New York State Design Awards. Three SOM-designed projects, including the Center for Character and Leadership Development at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, were honored in this year's program.
On August 18th, 2017, Yue Zhu and Amber Jan will speak at the 2017 Real Estate Design China Awards Forum in Shanghai. Zhu and Jan will deliver a presentation on Beijing Greenland Center, SOM's most recent addition to the growing Dawangjing Business District in Beijing.