The Moscone Center Expansion has been named a Real Estate Deal of the Year by the San Francisco Business Times. Completed in January 2019, the project has already made a noticeable economic impact on the city, hosting several large conferences that have resulted in increased hotel bookings in the surrounding area.
On December 12th, 2018, SOM Director Mark Schwettmann will lead a tour of the Moscone Center. On the tour, Schwettmann will share insight on the design and phased construction of the project, which adds more than 8,000 square feet of new public space to the existing convention center.
On August 24th, 2018, SOM led a tour of the Moscone Convention Center Expansion and Improvement project with AIA San Francisco. Set within the footprint of the existing site, the improved Moscone Center reinvents the relationship between the convention center and the city.
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."
The San Francisco Business Times includes the Moscone Convention Center in a weekly roundup of real estate news. The expansion and improvement of the convention center, scheduled for completion in the summer of 2018, knits together disparate building, underutilized public streets, and open areas.
The San Francisco Business Times reports on Bay Area construction projects that will be completed in 2018. The roundup includes the Moscone Center expansion and improvement project, which is designed by SOM in association with Mark Cavagnero Associates.
On September 5th, 2017, the official ribbon cutting took place for the Moscone Center in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle Urban Design Critic John King toured the space with SOM and Mark Cavagnero Associates, the design team leading the expansion and improvement of the space.
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.
The 2015 Spark Awards recognized four SOM projects, including two which took top honors in their respective categories. The international awards program, now in its ninth year, recognizes innovative and socially transformative designs.
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.
On October 21, Kotting Luo, SOM Design Associate, will present plans for the expansion and modernization of San Francisco's Moscone Center. The expanded and improved convention center will be a memorable work of architecture that is luminous and welcoming.
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.