On October 30th, 2019, Brookfield Properties announced the opening of One Manhattan West, a 67-story, 2.1-million-square-foot office tower. One Manhattan West is the first new office tower to open as part of the Manhattan West complex, an eight-acre district being developed on Manhattan's West Side.
Civil Engineering Magazine speaks with Director of Structural Engineering Charles Besjak and other industry leaders about challenges in slender tower design. Besjak discusses SOM’s wind tunnel, the damping system that was designed for 35 Hudson Yards in New York, and more.
CLAD magazine catches up with consulting design partner David Childs to discuss 35 Hudson Yards, the tallest residential tower in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood of New York City. Childs talks through the design of and vision for the building.
On July 16th, 2019, SOM hosted the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee as part of the "Beyond the Boards" event series. SOM staff members profiled the firm and design process and presented three current projects.
Mansion Global profiles consulting design partner David Childs in "The Insiders," a series in which industry experts share their insights and market outlooks. Childs sits down to discuss the value of a city-within-a-city, the luxury of simplicity, and more.
Manhattan Loft Gardens, New Futura, the Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan, and Moynihan Train Hall were shortlisted across six categories in the 2019 ABB LEAF Awards. The international award program, now in its 18th year, recognizes design excellence in projects around the world.
Commercial Observer sits down for an interview with Partner T.J. Gottesdiener. Gottesdiener discusses the architectural renaissance happening in New York today, SOM's planned relocation to 7 World Trade Center, and the firm's impact on the revitalization of Columbus Circle.
On June 1, 2019, Urban Design Practice Leader Keith P. O'Connor and Associate Director Jon Cicconi will join a Future of Design NYC panel titled "New Civic Spaces." O'Connor will moderate the panel, and Cicconi will discuss SOM's Moynihan Train Hall as a case study in civic architecture.
SOM has just announced that its New York office will move to 7 World Trade Center in April 2020. The lease will make SOM the first architecture firm to move into the building, which was designed by SOM, as well as the first in the larger World Trade Center.