On September 19th, 2017, SOM Associate Neil Katz will speak at the Buildings 2.0 Conference hosted by BuiltWorlds. A day-long conference focused on smart building technology, Buildings 2.0 will take place at the SOM-designed UI Labs in Chicago.
The Detroit News reports on the Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan, a project designed to transform a blighted, industrial area into a vibrant public waterfront accessible to all Detroit residents. Writer James Dickson speaks with SOM Associate Director Aaron May.
On August 24th, 2017, Philip Enquist will participate in the BuiltWorlds Cities Conference at UI Labs in Chicago. Speaking on a panel titled "The Ecology of a City," Enquist will present SOM's recent work on the Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan.
Curbed features the SOM-led framework plan for the Detroit East Riverfront. Announced in early 2017, the plan is designed to preserve more riverfront land for public use, generate greater community access to the Detroit River, and spur investment along the East Riverfront.
Aaron May will join a panel at the National Conference of the American Planning Association in New York City on May 8th, 2017. The panel will include discussion of the design strategies behind the recently unveiled, SOM-led Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan.
Metropolis features the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in an article on the manufacturing facilities of today. SOM worked with UI Labs, a Chicago-based research and commercialization collaborative, on the programming and concept design for DMDII.
The Chicago Tribune reports on Detroit's latest development projects, including the SOM-led Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan. Designed to preserve more riverfront land for public use, the plan transforms the East Riverfront from a blighted, industrial area into a vibrant, public waterfront.
ArchDaily reports on the SOM-led framework plan to revitalize the East Riverfront in Detroit, Michigan. With a focus on accessibility and inclusiveness, the plan will connect the neighborhoods to parks and open spaces along the riverfront with new bike lanes and completed thoroughfares.
The Detroit Free Press reports on the city's East Riverfront Strategic Framework Plan, designed to preserve and expand public access to the Detroit River. Developed by a team led by SOM, the plan will enhance the riverfront as a public asset and spur investment in the area.