Public Safety Answering Center II and John Jay College of Criminal Justice are both recipients of an AIA NY Excelsior Award for Public Architecture. The award program recognizes buildings that serve as models of excellence for public design, professional practice, and advocacy.
In an interview with PLOT Magazine, Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa discusses her role at SOM, where she is an academic planner and project manager. The dialogue highlights projects including Barnard College's Teaching and Learning Center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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.
SOM's designs for two university projects are currently on display at the University of Virginia, as part of the School of Architecture's inaugural Alumni Exhibit. Titled "Living Learning: Designing University Environments," the show is open to the public though August 19th, 2016.
At a recent event titled "Preservation through Transformation," SOM Associate Director Frank Mahan discussed the firm's adaptive reuse and historic preservation work. New York YIMBY covers this event, including SOM's 510 Fifth Avenue and 28 Liberty.
The Middle East chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored four SOM projects in its 2015 Design Awards, marking the second consecutive year that SOM has won more awards in this program than any other firm. Al Hamra Tower and Cayan Tower were recognized in the built projects category, and Al Ahmadi Cultural Center and Nozul Lusail Marina earned accolades for unbuilt projects.
As reported in Architect Magazine, Al Hamra Tower won the High-Rise Buildings category of the Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, presented by the American Concrete Institute. The SOM-designed supertall skyscraper features a 4-meter-thick raft of reinforced concrete, which supports the structure's gravitational loads.
Building Design + Construction reports on the winners of this year’s Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structure Steel (IDEAS²) award winners. Two SOM projects, Denver Union Station in Colorado, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, earned top honors
Two SOM projects, Denver Union Station and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, have earned 2015 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) awards. Given annually by the American Institute of Steel Construction, the IDEAS2 awards are the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. steel industry.