Curbed features two SOM-designed projects in a roundup of beautiful airports around the world, originally published in May, 2017. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport's Terminal 2 and Changi International Airport's Terminal 3 are recognized for innovative and culturally resonant designs.
In celebration of India's Independence Day, designMENA presents a selection of buildings that have shaped India's architectural landscape. The SOM-designed Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and the Park Hyderabad are featured as innovative and culturally resonant projects.
Curbed includes Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 in Mumbai in its roundup of the 12 most beautiful airports in the world. SOM's design for the 4.4.-million-square-foot airport is inspired by the form of traditional Indian pavilions.
Fifteen years after its launch, the SOM Journal continues to tell a story of design at SOM. This edition is the tenth installment in a continuing series that highlights conceptual undercurrents being discussed and projects being developed at the firm.
In the October 2016 issue of DETAIL, an architecture and engineering journal, SOM Director Charles Besjak describes the structural engineering of Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Its long-span roof structure covers 70,000 square meters, making it one of the world's largest roofs without an expansion joint.
Condé Nast Traveller tells the story of how Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport came to be. The SOM-designed terminal in Mumbai serves 40 million travelers per year, nearly twice as many as the building it replaces.
Skift, an intelligence platform for the travel industry, announces Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai as a winner of the Airport Service Quality 2015 Awards. The airport, which has an SOM-designed terminal, tied for first place in its category.
American-Architects.com recently recognized SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 as its “Building of the Week.” SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy describes how the Mumbai hub expresses a conversation between vernacular and modern architecture.
Architizer spotlights SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, winner of a Jury Award in this year’s A+ Awards program. Roger Duffy, SOM Design Partner, explains the inspiration behind the structure’s soaring, structurally groundbreaking design.
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 has been awarded a Platinum A’ Design Award in the Architecture, Building and Structure Design category. Given annually, the A’ Design Awards recognize design excellence across a wide spectrum of categories—from fashion and furniture design to urban planning and parametric design.
Three SOM projects have won the 2015 Architizer A+ Awards, a program that recognizes outstanding architecture in more than 90 distinct categories. Winners will be recognized at a formal gala on May 14, 2015.
SOM Associate Director Christoph Timm will give a keynote speech at ZAK World of Facades, a conference dedicated to facade design and engineering. Timm’s presentation will include cases studies on the facade designs of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, One World Trade Center, as well as a general overview of SOM’s current work.
The Architectural Engineering Institute has recognized three SOM projects as part of its Professional Project Award program, which acknowledges and showcases outstanding achievements in design and construction within the architectural engineering field. Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, China Merchants Tower & Woods Park, and San Bernardino Justice Center received awards.
Four SOM projects have been named finalists in this year’s Architizer A+ Awards. Selected from thousands of submissions, the SOM projects will now be considered for a Jury Award, determined by a panel of esteemed judges, and a Popular Choice Award, based on popular votes.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is included in the recently released book, “The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings.” The bestseller spotlights outstanding works that “embody the future of architecture.” SOM’s striking airport building, located in Mumbai, is described as a “strong visual gateway.”
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 has been named a finalist in ArchDaily’s 2015 Building of the Year Awards. Selected from more than 3,000 projects by ArchDaily readers, the SOM-designed terminal is one of only five contenders in the Public Architecture category.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in a slideshow by the BBC that showcases the “world’s most spectacular new airports.” Designed by SOM, the structure is highlighted as an example of an airport that celebrates its cultural surroundings.
Passenger Terminal World magazine recently named 20 of its favorite airports built in the last 20 years. SOM played a significant role at four of the selected hubs: Changi International Airport, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, San Francisco Airport, and Auckland Airport.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 has been named an Outstanding Project in the 2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, organized by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).
Laura Ettelman, SOM Partner, recently sat down to discuss her career path, her most memorable projects, and what keeps her inspired. Julie Hiromoto, SOM Associate, conducted the interview for FORUM, a new publication produced by the SOM Women's Initiative.
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in this month’s Mark Magazine. Design Partner Roger Duffy discusses the terminal’s design in the magazine’s “Cross Section” feature, which spotlights recently completed projects around the world.
Three SOM projects have been selected as winners in the annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, organized by the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, the Denver Union Station Train Hall, and the San Bernardino Justice Center were each recognized in separate categories, which were defined by overall project budget.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in CNN’s roundup of new and inventive shared spaces. Designed by SOM, the terminal is highlighted as an example of an airport that celebrates its cultural surroundings.
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is praised in a recent story in Forbes Asia. The new structure, which opened in January, is described as “possibly the most advanced and certainly the most beautiful airport building in the world.”
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 was featured in a recent article in the Financial Times on airport architecture. Edwin Heathcote, the newspaper’s architecture critic, examines a series of recently opened terminals that challenge the conventional “mega-mall look.”
Architect Magazine takes a closer look at the ceiling and columns of SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2. Zooming in on the roof, the article focuses on the intricate components that support and make up this massive coffered structure.
MSN features Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 in their roundup of the best new airports around the world. The SOM-designed terminal is described as “one of the more beautiful places to wait to board a plane.”
For the Mumbai airport – one of the most constrained airports in the world – SOM has created a stunning new terminal that stands as a powerful symbol of India's growing international prominence. The video "T2: Where Dreams Take Flight" explores the passion and philosophy that guided the project.
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.
SOM Director Charles Besjak will be among the presenters at this year’s Value of Design Symposium in the Netherlands. Besjak’s lecture, on March 18, will focus on the use of new technologies and how these tools can be used to generate innovative approaches to engineering complex structures.
Terminal 2 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is featured in Dezeen’s roundup of the most captivating new airports around the globe. The Indian terminal, designed by SOM, opened in January.
The Spanish publication Arquitectura Viva takes a look at the new SOM-designed Terminal 2 at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The facility's dramatic roof takes its cue from the tail of a peacock, the national bird of India.
By orchestrating the complex web of passengers and planes into a design that feels intuitive and responds to Mumbai’s rocketing growth, the new Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport asserts its place as a preeminent gateway to India.
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, is roaring into the 21st century at light speed. Ten years ago, its Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport welcomed six million passengers annually. Today, that number has increased by five-fold.
In Mumbai, the unveiling of Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport provides a new point of pride for the city and heralds a new era in airport design and construction.
Today, India’s prime minister, visiting dignitaries, and representatives from the development company GVK inaugurated Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The stunning new air hub symbolizes India’s global future while celebrating the country’s heritage.
GVK Power is all set to launch operations at the Mumbai airport's Terminal 2 this Friday. Designed by SOM, the state-of-the-art building encompasses more than 4.4 million square feet of space.
Six SOM projects have won American Architectural Awards, which recognize exemplary work in architecture, interiors, landscape, and urban planning in the United States and abroad.
“Design by New York,” an annual exhibition presented by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is on view in Manhattan’s West 4th Street subway station. Five SOM-designed projects — Al Hamra Tower, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Grey Group Roof Deck, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and The New School University Center — are on display until November 4, 2012.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is featured in Season 5 of Danny Forster's Build It Bigger program.
The Hill County Sez Office Complex on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, has won a 2008 Regional Holcim Award in the Asia Pacific category. The building will harness energy from an abundant resource in the country that many architectural solutions overlook — the sun.