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In a report on the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, USGlass Magazine highlights the building's innovative glass curtain wall. SOM's José Luis Palacios​ shares insight on the design, functionality, and sustainability of the civic building.

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José Luis Palacios, Design Director for SOM's Los Angeles office, will give a presentation to the Society of Iranian Architects and Planners about the design of the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles. The event takes place on November 3rd, 2016, in Santa Monica, California.

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has announced two SOM projects as winners of 2016 GSA Design Awards. The New United States Courthouse – Los Angeles, and the Social Security Administration National Support Center received honor awards, the highest distinction for design conferred by the federal government.

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Modern Steel Construction features the New United States Courthouse, Los Angeles. Its innovative structural engineering concept allows the cubic volume to “float” over a stone base while being one of the nation’s safest buildings in regards to bomb threats and earthquakes.

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Brigham Yen of DTLA Rising recently toured the New United States Courthouse construction site in Los Angeles, keeping an eye out for how the project will improve the walkability of the city’s downtown Civic Center neighborhood. The new federal courthouse will have a strong civic presence rooted in classic principles.

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At the recent 2014 Design-Build Institute of America Conference and Expo, SOM Design Director Paul Danna and SOM Structural and Engineering Partner Mark Sarkisian presented the New United States Courthouse – Los Angeles. Held in Dallas from October 6-8, the conference held panel discussions on best practices specific to the federal, transportation, and water sectors as well as findings on efficiency and innovation.

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