The Architect's Newspaper examines the elements of workplace design that go beyond environmentalism to address user health and well-being. The WELL Building Standard® is outlined, with the SOM-designed JTI Headquarters cited as a case study for the WELL concepts of Air, Mind, and Fitness.
Interior Design Magazine honored SOM's JTI Headquarters project in Geneva, Switzerland, with a 2016 Best of Year Award. The program, now in its 11th year, honors the most significant interior design projects around the world.
On October 28th, 2016, SOM Interior Design Partner Stephen Apking will moderate a panel discussion at Office of the Future, a summit on workplace design and strategy. The event brings together over 350 industry leaders to discuss ideas and future trends in office design.
Stephen Apking, SOM Interior Design Partner, is quoted in an article on workplace design in today’s Wall Street Journal. The story traces the evolution of popular office designs throughout the 20th century, many of which, according to Apking, incorporated “ideas ahead of their time.”
When the U.S. Census Bureau outgrew its 65-year-old building, it turned to SOM to provide a solution that would apply the latest corporate-workplace thinking to a government agency while producing one of the most sustainable offices in the country.