The SOM-designed Cadet Chapel at the United States Air Force Academy has been selected as one of USA Today's 25 must-see buildings in Colorado. The list, compiled by members of AIA Colorado, highlights significant works of architecture in the Centennial State.
In USA Today, the director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation names the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel among the most notable religious sites across the country. Designed by SOM and completed in 1962, it features a succession of aluminum spires with panels of stained glass.
In a roundup of exceptional works of architecture in the United States, Business Insider includes three SOM-designed buildings: John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, the W.R. Grace Building in New York City, and and U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel in Colorado.
Curbed features the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel and Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD) in a feature covering the history of the campus. SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy discusses SOM's return to the campus and integration of CCLD into the campus master plan.
On a tour of iconic American college campuses, Architect Magazine's Aaron Betsky revisited the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Betsky describes how the precision of SOM's campus design perfectly represents the values of the USAFA, in its master plan as well as the details of each building.
Denver Business Journal celebrates Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy, which was recently named by Thrillist as the most beautiful building in Colorado. Completed in 1963, the building was the culminating architectural element of SOM's master plan and design of the entire campus.
Architectural Digest reports on the “truly incredible” design of SOM’s iconic Cadet Chapel. Completed in 1963, the striking building serves as the culminating element of SOM’s master plan and design of the U.S. Air Force Academy campus in Colorado.
SOM’s Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy is spotlighted in Wired’s roundup of striking Modernist religious architecture. The chapel, completed in 1963, features a succession of 17 glass and aluminum spires clad in brilliant stained glass.
Architects often aim to infuse their creations with meaning, but one type of structure demands something particularly moving—a spiritual building. The most successful churches, chapels, temples, synagogues, and mosques have at least one thing in common: architecture that transforms raw, earthly materials into compositions so powerful they evoke something beyond our world.