The April 2018 issue of A+U, a monthly English/Japanese language magazine about architecture and urbanism, features multiple SOM-designed projects and contributions from SOM architects and planners. The issue is titled "San Francisco Urban Transformations."
On July 8th, SOM's Philip Enquist will present a keynote speech at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Canadian Institute of Planners in Québec City. He will discuss SOM's recent work on the Great Lakes Vision, a 100-year plan for the region.
The Great Lakes, Great Cities, Great Basin exhibit designed by SOM is on view in Illinois at the Highland Park Public Library through September 30, 2015. In addition, members of SOM's City Design Practice will participate in related events on September 19 and 20 respectively.
Carrie Byles, SOM Partner, will discuss the firm's redevelopment plan for San Francisco's Parkmerced neighborhood on September 30. Her presentation will take place at the 13th Annual Leadership Summit on Sustainable Design, hosted by the Design Futures Council.
SOM's Great Lakes Vision Plan is highlighted in Civil Engineering magazine. The 100-year vision for the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, and Gulf of St. Lawrence watershed was devised to protect the lake system and promote sustainable development.
Today, Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, spoke about The Great Lakes Century on WBEZ, Chicago’s flagship public radio station. Enquist discussed the 100 years as a time for optimism and regeneration throughout the Great Lakes region.
On July 31, Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, will speak at a symposium focused on both challenges and opportunities facing the Great Lakes region. Enquist will present SOM’s bold 100-year vision for planning and development in the international watershed of the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, and Gulf of St. Lawrence.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented SOM with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
From May 19 – 25, 2014, leaders from SOM's global City Design Practice will visit six cities in China to meet with colleagues and planning students. The goal of the tour is to present and exchange ideas for designing livable and sustainable cities in the 21st century.