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 June 29th, 2017, SOM's Craig W. Hartman will speak at an event titled "Transforming SF: The Future of the City." Hartman and other panelists will discuss various projects in San Francisco, including the development of Treasure Island, for which SOM designed a master plan.
On June 11th, 2017, Craig W. Hartman will deliver a commencement speech at DePaul University in Chicago. A Senior Consulting Design Partner who began his career at SOM in the firm's Chicago office, Hartman will also receive an honorary degree from the university.
On June 7th, 2017, SOM Consulting Design Partner Craig W. Hartman will speak at Innovation Conference West, an event hosted by Architectural Record. Hartman will discuss 350 Mission and the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles.
The Marin Independent Journal reports on a pro-bono effort to redesign a freeway overpass in Corte Madera, California. SOM's Craig Hartman, a resident of the town, and the San Francisco office have designed a boardwalk-style pathway to make the overpass safer for pedestrians and bikers.
The San Francisco Chronicle features 350 Mission as an ambitious and compelling addition to the city's skyline. The office tower's innovative design and structural engineering includes a street-level public space that aims to encourage social interaction.
CBS News visited SOM's office in San Francisco to speak with Senior Consulting Design Partner Craig Hartman about the Oakland Coliseum. He discussed what made the arena such a distinctive structure when it was built in 1966, and how it fits into the context of stadium design today.
Craig Hartman and Alessandro Beghini of SOM's San Francisco office will join a panel discussion on technologies that are reshaping the design professions and everyday life. It will take place at the Asian American Architects and Engineers' annual dinner on November 10th, 2016.
Los Angeles Downtown News reports on the opening of the new United States courthouse, designed by SOM. The article highlights the many sustainable features of the "floating cube," including its facade design that minimizes solar heat gain and daylighting strategies to reduce energy use.
On October 13th, 2016, representatives from SOM, the U.S. General Services Administration, the U.S. District Court, and the Central District of California will join federal, state and local leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.
At the 2016 AIA Western Mountain Region Conference, SOM's Craig Hartman will speak on the theme of "Innovation in Design." Conference participants will also have the opportunity to tour 111 Main, a 25-story office tower that is the newest addition to the Salt Lake City skyline.
The American Academy in Rome has announced SOM Senior Consulting Design Partner Craig W. Hartman as a 2016 William Bernoudy Architect in Residence. He will spend one month this spring at the prestigious research and arts institution as part of its invitational residency program.
On December 5th, 2015, SOM's Craig Hartman will visit the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel to present about the design of the iconic Hawaiian resort. The talk is being held as part of ongoing celebrations surrounding the hotel's 50th anniversary.
On August 6, 2015, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR) will host an evening forum. The discussion will focus on the Transbay neighborhood, the process that has shaped its urban fabric, and how its architects are creating new precedents for large-scale projects in San Francisco.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion and improvement of Moscone Center was recently held in San Francisco. SOM Design Partner Craig Hartman and SOM Associate Director Mark Schwettmann were in attendance.
The recently released video “Designing for Democracy” chronicles the history of GSA Design Excellence, in honor of its 20th anniversary. SOM has had the privilege of executing multiple projects under Design Excellence, and Design Partner Craig W. Hartman and Partner Emeritus David Childs share their thoughts about the program.
Craig Hartman, SOM Design Partner, will speak at the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning's 50th Anniversary Symposium on April 9, 2015. A former recipient of the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award, Craig will give the keynote lecture titled “Shadow and Light: Making Sacred Space for the 21st Century."
Craig Hartman, SOM Design Partner, will be the keynote speaker at the AIASF 2015 Mentorship Program Kickoff on March 26, 2015. There, he will share personal insights about the influence that mentorship has had on his career in architecture.
Architecture & Design recently featured an upcoming symposium on church design in Melbourne, Australia. SOM Design Partner Craig Hartman will speak about the Cathedral of Christ the Light at the event.
Craig Hartman, SOM Design Partner, will give a keynote speech at a symposium on church design in Melbourne, Australia. The event will focus on the Cathedral of Christ the Light, designed by SOM.
The Catholic News Agency highlights an upcoming symposium on church design that will focus on the Cathedral of Christ the Light. SOM Design Partner Craig Hartman will give a keynote lecture at the event.
The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China, has been named the winner of the Institutional Curation category in the 2014 CODAawards. The awards program honors projects that demonstrate the most successful integration of commissioned art into an interior or architectural space.
On July 22, Craig Hartman, SOM Design Partner, along with Mark Cavagnero, Principal at Mark Cavagnero and Associates, will discuss the new and exciting Moscone Center Expansion and Improvement Project. The discussion will focus on the design and positive impact that the expansion will have on the city of San Francisco.
In its March 2014 issue, dubbed "The Big Issue," Architectural Record magazine showcases large-scale buildings around the globe. Four SOM projects are featured, from the super-green Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China, to the striking new Terminal 2 in Mumbai.
Craig Hartman, SOM Design Partner, will speak on November 13 about the new federal courthouse in Los Angeles designed by SOM and now under construction. The event will be held at the headquarters for the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Today, the U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. District Court, and federal and local leaders officially broke ground on a new sustainable, secure, and cost-effective U.S. courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.
The American Institute of Architects announced this week that SOM's Parkmerced Vision Plan, a neighborhood revitalization program for the Bay Area's largest privately owned residential community, has received a 2013 National Honor Award. This award recognizes design excellence and the most outstanding achievements in the profession.
"The Cathedral of Christ the Light" monograph — published by one of the world's foremost architecture, art, and design publishers, Hatje Cantz — includes essays by the architecture critic Paul Goldberger, the historian and author Pierluigi Serrano, scholars Karla Britton and Maristella Casciato, and SOM architect Craig Hartman.
The SOM partners announced the launch of a new design studio as part of their growing West Coast practice. Leading the new studio are three former SOM architects: Michael Mann, Paul Danna, and Jose Luis Palacios.
San Francisco Waterfront Partners has announced new designs for the proposed 8 Washington development along San Francisco’s waterfront. The new design includes parks, public areas, community recreation, street-level retail, and restaurant space.
This project was awarded to SOM Partner Craig Hartman and his team in the San Francisco office after The Bay Area's Alameda/Contra Costa Diocese launched a major design competition.
One of only two cathedrals completed this year in the United States, the Cathedral of Christ the Light is a wonder of religious architecture.