SOM in the Press

SOM Foundation Featured in Architectural Record

Rendering from Max Wong's winning research proposal to the SOM Foundation. Image © Max Wong

The SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) Foundation exemplifies what is known as a corporate foundation…Awarding fewer but bigger prizes meant that more money could be shifted into direct action, Abadan explains, adding that the decision “elevated” the SOM Foundation's work over other travel fellowships being established at the time. The award allows recipients to “delve more deeply into a subject and gives our program a public face.”

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