The AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice recognized two SOM projects in the 2018 Justice Facilities Review Awards. The Superior Court of California in San Diego received a Citation, while the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles was selected for publication.
Engineering News Record (ENR) has honored the Superior Court of California - San Diego with a 2018 Best Project Award. The courthouse won in the Southern California - Government/Public Buildings category of this year's Best Projects regional competition.
The Superior Court of California in San Diego has been recognized in the 2018 Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Building Team Awards. The courthouse, one of four Gold Award winners and one of 13 overall winners, will be featured in an upcoming print issue of BD+C.
The San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has selected the Superior Court of California in San Diego for a 2018 Outstanding Award. This year's award recipients will be honored on May 24th, 2018.
On January 11th, 2018, SOM's San Francisco office will host a panel discussion in partnership with AIA San Francisco and the Judicial Council of California. The goal of the event is to discuss the current portfolio and project objectives of the Judicial Council, and to provide an overview of its upcoming architectural service solicitations.
Three SOM projects—the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, India Basin in San Francisco, and San Diego Central Courthouse—were honored in the 2017 Architect's Newspaper Best of Design Awards. The fifth annual awards program highlighted projects in 42 categories.
On October 31st, 2017, SOM Directors Javier Arizmendi and Steven Sobel will present at the Academy of Architecture for Justice Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The two will discuss their work on the San Diego Central Courthouse for the Superior Court of California.
A dedication ceremony for San Diego Central Courthouse took place on June 5th, 2017. Slated to open on July 17th, the SOM-designed courthouse will consolidate San Diego County’s criminal trial, family, and civil courts into a 22-story tower in the downtown area of the city.
Los Angeles Times reports on the new San Diego Central Courthouse, where a dedication ceremony was hosted on June 5th, 2017. SOM's Javier Arizmendi comments on the courthouse, which replaces three court properties in the downtown area.