In a segment by Studio 360, Host Kurt Andersen and Pratt Institute President Frances Bronet visit Lever House while touring Midtown Manhattan's Bauhaus-inspired architecture. The iconic blue-green glass tower, designed by SOM and completed 1952, was one of the first glass-walled International Style office buildings in the United States.
On January 7th, 2020, SOM will host a discussion at the Center for Architecture in New York City to mark the release of Gordon Bunshaft and SOM: Building Corporate Modernism. Together with Mary McLeod, Francesco Dal Co, Colin Koop, and Alexandra Lange, author Nicholas Adams will discuss Bunshaft, his work, and his legacy.
Commercial Observer spotlights SOM as one of its power design firms of 2019. The feature includes companies that "are working on big, transformative projects" in New York City.
In an interview on KRCC, NPR's Southern Colorado affiliate station, Eric Keune discusses SOM's Modernist design for the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Keune shares insight on how the work of renowned photographer Ansel Adams helped inform the design.
Nine SOM architects and engineers will present seven case studies at the 2019 AEI Conference in Tysons, Virginia. The theme for the conference, which is hosted by the Architectural Engineering Institute and Pennsylvania State University, is "Integrated Building Solutions: The National Agenda."
SOM Associate Director Frank Mahan was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Young Architects Award by the American Institute of Architects. The annual award program honors young leaders who have made significant contributions to the field of architecture early in their careers.
Curbed magazine features an interactive map of some of the most iconic buildings in New York City's five boroughs. Two buildings designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill are included in the list: Lever House and One World Trade Center.
On July 26th, 2018, Associate Director Frank Mahan will speak at the 4th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture. The event will take place at the SOM-designed Center for Character & Leadership Development at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
On July 18th, 2018, SOM Senior Consulting Design Partner Roger Duffy will be the keynote speaker on day two of Perspective USA 2018, a forum hosted by The Plan magazine. The event centers on a discussion of innovations in architecture and design.