The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) selected Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse as the winner of a 2018 MASterworks Award in the category of Best New Infrastructure. The annual awards program recognizes projects that contribute to New York City's built environment.
ArchiteXX interviews SOM Director Nicole Dosso about her two-decade-long experience at SOM. She touches upon her contributions to key projects such as One World Trade Center and Moynihan Train Hall, her approach to the technical side of design, and the lessons she's learned along the way.
Curbed features 20 largescale developments in New York City's five boroughs. Hudson Yards, the Manhattan West Development, Cornell Tech, and the World Trade Center are included as projects that are transforming the landscape of the city.
On January 27th, 2017, SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy will speak at "City of Tomorrow," a real estate, architecture, and design summit. Duffy will join a panel titled "Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Reimagining Penn Station, Grand Central, JFK, LaGuardia and the City’s Streets."
On January 10th, 2018, SOM Senior Designer Nathan Strieter joined a panel discussion titled "Delivering Greatness: Project Delivery Lessons from the Design and Construction of the Moynihan Train Hall." Panelists spoke about the project's delivery method and the train hall as a whole.
On December 12th, 2017, James Carpenter delivered a lecture titled "Light in the Public Realm" at SOM's San Francisco office. Carpenter, founder of the design studio James Carpenter Design Associates, has a longstanding collaborative history with SOM.
On November 3rd, 2017, Associate Director Marla Gayle spoke at Transportation Forum, an event organized by Professional Women in Construction. Gayle discussed the transformation of the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall, a state-of-the-art transportation facility.
Curbed brings "Transportation Week" to New York, spotlighting various projects around the city's five boroughs. Moynihan Train Hall, the SOM-designed project to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into a spacious transportation hub within an improved Penn Station, is featured.
SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy talks with Architectural Record about Moynihan Train Hall. By reusing the existing steel trusses of the historic James A. Farley Post Office, the design for the New York City train hall “creates a dialogue between the history of the building and the new construction.”