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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.

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The University of Tennessee’s Quest magazine highlights SOM’s nine design principles for a roadmap to sustainable growth based on the concept of biophilia. Through the UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Energy and Urbanism, SOM is working with the UT College of Architecture and Design to introduce these concepts into graduate programs. 

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Today, at the Egyptian Economic Development Conference held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Egypt’s political leadership announced the vision for a major new city that will become the new governmental and business capital for the country. A part of the Egyptian Government’s development strategies, the vision for THE CAPITAL CAIRO is a product of the collaboration of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Capital City Partners Ltd, a private fund of global investors, aided by the internationally renowned design firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM).

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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.

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Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, will present “Design for The Century of Cities” at The University of Tennessee Knoxville as part of its weekly Science Forum. Enquist will discuss the challenges facing cities and regions today, holistic principles to guide future development, and how an integrated approach to energy and urbanism can be transformative at all scales of development.

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As a Charles Moore visiting professor, SOM Partner Philip Enquist co-taught an advanced design studio on Detroit at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in 2006. This film shows how students from various backgrounds took different focuses on architecture and planning issues and how the dialogue in the studio extended to other stakeholders.

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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.

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The UT College of Architecture + Design announced recently that Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, has been named to a Governor’s Chair at UT. Funded by the state of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Governor’s Chair program offers researchers the chance to work jointly at UT and ORNL.

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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.

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Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Design and Planning, has been named the sixteenth UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair. Enquist and a select research team will serve as Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments and will be affiliated with and administer projects through the UT College of Architecture and Design.

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SOM Partners Philip Enquist and Anthony Vacchione have been selected to serve on the jury for the Rethinking the Future international awards. The program recognizes both conceptual and built projects that set new standards in various disciplines, including architecture, interior design, urban design, and landscape design.

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