With help from experts at Docomomo, Curbed explores iconic examples of modern architecture throughout New York City. Lever House, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, and the Pepsi-Cola Corporation World Headquarters are highlighted, as are SOM designers Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie de Blois.
On November 18th, 2016, the exhibition "New York at Its Core" opens at the Museum of the City of New York. A sweeping survey of New York City's past and future, the exhibition includes two SOM projects: One Chase Manhattan Plaza and the design for Moynihan Train Hall.
ArchDaily features 17 of the world's most influential towers, including the SOM-designed One Chase Manhattan Plaza and Willis Tower. Examining these two historic SOM skyscrapers, the article tells the story of the firm's role in shaping the development of cities around the world.
Gordon Bunshaft was a brilliant but complex man — a master architect who who was widely admired despite his gruff disposition. Architectural historian and author Nicholas Adams profiles him in the new SOM Journal 9.
Stephen Apking, SOM Interior Design Partner, is quoted in an article on workplace design in today’s Wall Street Journal. The story traces the evolution of popular office designs throughout the 20th century, many of which, according to Apking, incorporated “ideas ahead of their time.”