On April 6th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Kevin Conway will speak at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles. Conway will discuss The Jeremy Hotel in West Hollywood and other projects that reflect SOM's history of incorporating art into buildings and publicly accessible spaces.
On March 15th, 2018, SOM Director Jed Zimmerman will participate in a panel and roundtable discussion titled "The Inside Track on SOCAL Projects." The event is hosted by the Los Angeles Headquarters Association to explore current and recent projects in the area.
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 United States Courthouse in Los Angeles has won a 2017 Best of the Best Award from Engineering News-Record in the Government/Public Building category. The awards program recognizes exemplary design and construction projects completed between May 2016 and May 2017.
SOM Managing Director Michael Mann and SOM Design Director José Luis Palacios discuss the design of the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles on KCRW's Design and Architecture podcast. The building was the recipient of a 2018 Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects .
AIA has announced the 2018 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, which recognize excellence and distinction in architecture, urban design, and interior architecture. Two SOM projects were honored: the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles and the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library.
Three SOM projects—the 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.
The new SOM-designed courthouse in downtown Los Angeles was honored at the Sustainable Innovation Awards, hosted by the United States Green Building Council's Los Angeles chapter. The courthouse was awarded in the Energy and Atmosphere category.
DBIA Integration Quarterly, a publication of the Design-Build Institute of America, reports on the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles. SOM Design Directors Paul Danna and José Luis Palacios, and Technical Designer Garth Ramsey, are interviewed.