Three chapters of the Structural Engineers Association—in Illinois (SEAOI), New York (SEAoNY) and Northern California (SEAONC)—presented SOM with awards that recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in structural engineering.
SOM was represented by Technical Partner Keith Boswell during this year's AIA Conference on Architecture. The three-day gathering, which took place in Las Vegas, featured educational and networking events, seminars, workshops, and an architecture expo.
The Superior Court of California in San Diego is featured in Structure Magazine. Designed by SOM, the courthouse is a bold civic landmark that provides a new judicial facility with enhanced seismic performance.
The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) honored the Superior Court of California in San Diego with the IDEAS2 National Award. The annual awards program recognizes projects that utilize structural steel in an innovative manner.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized three SOM projects in its 2019 Institute Honor Awards program. The Detroit East Riverfront Framework Plan, the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, and Optimo Hat Company in Chicago each received an award.
Interior Design Magazine recognized five SOM projects in the 2018 Best of Year Awards program. The Valli & Valli Alina Hardware Collection won the Best of Year Award for product design, while 777 Aviation, G-Cubed, Optimo Hat Company, and the Superior Court of California in San Diego were honored in various categories.
Architect magazine features the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, a winner in the 2018 COTE Top Ten Awards. SOM Director José Luis Palacios and Associate Director Jed Zimmerman share insight on the building's design and sustainability.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the Orchids & Onions competition, an annual program in which the San Diego Architectural Foundation ranks the city's best and worst architecture. SOM's Superior Court of California in San Diego, which won an Orchid, was recognized for its exemplary design.
Engineering News-Record California reports on the 2018 winners of its Best Projects competition. The Superior Court of California in San Diego was recognized as a Best Project in the Government/Public Buildings category.