On May 9th, 2018, SOM's Nicolas Medrano and Vram Malek spoke about high performance design at the Explore Islands Philippines expo. The event was a four-day tourism and investment expo held at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall in Manhattan.
SOM’s Zuellig Building, an elegant office tower located in Manila, Philippines, has been selected as a winner in this year’s Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence program. This annual award recognizes outstanding achievement in the entire development of a project.
SOM’s Zuellig Building, an elegant office tower located in the Philippines, has been named a finalist in the Urban Land Institute’s Global Awards for Excellence competition. This annual awards program recognizes projects that achieve a high standard of excellence in design, construction, economics, planning, and management.
SOM has received four awards from the Architectural Engineering Institute. Pearl River Tower, Tianjin Global Financial Center, and Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza all won Awards of Excellence. The Pearl River Tower also won a Most Innovative Project Award.
SOM Directors Silas Chiow and Thomas Hussey recently joined Blair Kamin, the Chicago Tribune architecture critic, for a panel discussion on urbanization in China. The event stemmed from the newspaper's in-depth series, “Designed in Chicago, Made in China."
SOM Directors Silas Chiow and Thomas Hussey will join Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin on April 9, 2014, for a panel discussion based on the newspaper's recent series, “Designed in Chicago, Made in China.” The conversation will address the issues that arise when world-class architecture meets rapid urban development
A 33-story Makati office tower that uses the same sustainable technology being used in the One World Trade Center in New York puts the Philippines on the green world map.
The Zuellig Building, a $171-million, 33-story office building in the Makati Central Business District in Manila, was the first building in the Philippines to be pre-certified LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Yongsan International Business District under development in the heart of Seoul, South Korea, is an amazingly ambitious project that brings together some of the world’s top architecture and engineering firms to redevelop a nearly 140-acre site on the Han River. When complete, the center is planned to feature approximately 25 new buildings, the tallest at 665 meters.