Multiple representatives from SOM will participate in the 2017 Facades+ Los Angeles conference. The two-day event brings building professionals and researchers together to discuss current practices and innovations in facade design, fabrication, and construction.
In preparation for the Facades+ conference in Los Angeles, The Architect's Newspaper highlights works by local designers and practices. SOM's Paul Danna, José Luis Palacios, Garth Ramsey, and Keith Boswell are featured, as are Olympia and the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell and Associate Lisa Follman, both based in our San Francisco office, will lead workshops on glass and sustainability at the 2017 Glass Performance Days Conference. Now in its 25th year, the event will take place in Tampere, Finland.
At San Francisco’s Moscone Center, construction of the east half of Moscone South is now in its second phase, and demolition of a portion of the old Moscone South is underway. In a status update, ENR speaks with SOM Partner Keith Boswell about the unique challenges and goals of the project.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell will deliver a presentation titled "Architectural Glass in Emerging Economies" at Glass Performance Days Cuba. Taking place in Havana on December 6th, 2016, the conference is dedicated to developing the global glass industry through education.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell has been named to the Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) College of Fellows, the highest honor bestowed by the organization. Based at the USC School of Architecture and comprising members worldwide, FTI advances research in building facade technology.
SOM's leadership will once again be represented at the annual global conference of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The event takes place in China on October 16–21, 2016, during which SOM will deliver nine presentations on skyscraper and urban design.
On June 2nd, 2016, SOM Associate Director Maurice Hamilton will moderate a panel discussion titled "Life Safety Design in Denser Downtown San Francisco," which will include experts from the architecture and building safety industry. SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell will deliver the welcome.
On May 20th, 2016, Associate Director Lucas Tryggestad and Technical Partner Keith Boswell will speak the annual AIA Convention in Philadelphia. They will discuss SOM's work in the Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) demonstration project.
On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell and Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner Mark Sarkisian will speak at the Second Sino-U.S. Symposium on Tall Buildings in Shanghai. Some of the most influential Chinese architects and structural engineers on tall buildings will gather at the event to exchange ideas with their U.S. counterparts.
The University of Tennessee presented its Alumni Professional Achievement Award to SOM’s Keith Boswell, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the field of architecture. He was recognized among 18 distinguished and promising Tennessee alumni, each making an impact in their respective professions.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) today unveiled a 3D-printed building designed by SOM in collaboration with ORNL researchers. The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AMIE) demonstration features a building that is powered by a 3D-printed vehicle developed by ORNL.
On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Oak Ridge National Laboratory will unveil the Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy demonstration project (AMIE). SOM led the design of AMIE—a 3D-printed high performance enclosure that produces and stores renewable power, and shares energy with a plug-in electric vehicle.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell and SOM Associate Director Christoph Timm will speak at the Glass Performance Days 2015 conference, held on June 24-26, 2015, in Tampere, Finland.
SOM Technical Partner Keith Boswell will lead two sessions at Glass Innovation Institute’s high-rise workshops in Helsinki on June 23, 2015. Boswell will also discuss case studies of related, successful design applications later in the day.
On November 24, 2014, SOM Partners Philip Enquist and Keith Boswell participated in the final review for the Governor’s Chair for Energy and Urbanism Studio. The studio, offered at The University of Tennessee Knoxville's College of Architecture and Design, was co-taught by Keith Boswell and university faculty James Rose in collaboration with researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The Partners of SOM are pleased to announce the election of the following individuals as Partners, effective October 1, 2014: C. Keith Boswell, Brant E. Coletta, Laura Ettelman, Kenneth A. Lewis, and Jonathan Stein.
Three SOM experts will speak at the Facades+ Conference, which will take place April 24 and 25 in New York City. Keith Boswell, Technical Architecture Director, will lead a workshop about structural glass. Teresa Rainey, Director of High Performance Design, and Christoph Timm, Associate, will speak about designing resilient buildings for an uncertain future.
SOM's Jeffery J. McCarthy, Keith Boswell, and Ellen Lou — leaders from the Chicago and San Francisco offices — have been elected to the prestigious American Institute of Architects for their significant contributions to the profession.