On October 25th, 2017, the Partners of SOM and the Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden hosted the 50th anniversary of the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Clients, consultants, press, friends of the firm, and SOM leadership and staff gathered in the SOM-designed venue to celebrate this milestone.
For World Architecture Day, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden invites visitors to celebrate the building's unique form and Brutalist design with a day of free donuts and architectural tours. SOM's Gordon Bunshaft designed the Washington, D.C. museum.
Fredericksburg.com features the National Museum of the U.S. Army, a site under construction in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The complex, designed by SOM, is expected to be completed in 2019 and will be the first and only museum to tell the story of America's oldest military service.
The Historical Army Museum announced the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army. Designed by SOM, the 185,000-square-foot museum in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will feature state-of-the-art technology, dramatic historical galleries, and an Experimental Learning Center.
Today, officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Museum of the U.S. Army, designed by SOM. Located in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the complex will be the first and only museum to tell the story of America’s oldest military branch.
Washington Business Journal covers the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Museum of the U.S. Army, designed by SOM. Located in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the complex will bring the Army's story to life through film, interactive exhibitions, and a collection of Army artifacts.
Architectural Digest celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden with a virtual tour of the building. When it opened in 1974, the Hirshhorn became the first contemporary and modern art museum on Washington, D.C.’s National Mall.
Laura Ettelman, SOM Partner, recently sat down to discuss her career path, her most memorable projects, and what keeps her inspired. Julie Hiromoto, SOM Associate, conducted the interview for FORUM, a new publication produced by the SOM Women's Initiative.