On September 19th, 2019 the American Institute of Steel Construction held the IDEAS2 Awards ceremony at the Superior Court of California in San Diego. Earlier in 2019, the project was honored with AISC's 2019 National Award.
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.
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.
On May 10th, 2019, Peter Lee, Associate Director and senior structural engineer, will serve as a panelist at the National Council of Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (NCSEA) second annual symposium. The event, titled #ChangeXSE3, will take place in San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
The AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice recognized two SOM projects in the 2018 Justice Facilities Review Awards. The Superior Court of California in San Diego received a Citation, while the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles was selected for publication.