Architizer highlights SOM-designed facades that challenge the capabilities of glass envelopes. The New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, the Center for Character and Leadership Development, JTI Headquarters, and other projects are featured.
The New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects features five SOM-designed projects in its annual roundup of award winners. The publication showcases the recipients of the 2017 AIA New York State Design, Excelsior, and Honor Awards.
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.
The Wall Street Journal features Public Safety Answering Center II as one of this year's most innovative and effective new buildings. The facility, which will handle over 10 million emergency calls a year, is designed to be highly secure and functional.
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.
Fast Company's Co. Design features Public Safety Answering Center II, highlighting the details that disguise the building's unparalleled defense mechanisms. SOM Design Partner Gary Haney sheds light on the design techniques for the 911 call center.
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.