The Future of Landscaping: An Interview with Silas Chiow

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Source: Luxury Properties

Whether it's a landmark building or an integrated community, SOM's projects are spread all across the world. Since the 1990s, Director of SOM China, Silas Chiow has been responsible for numerous projects in mainland China. We interviewed this accomplished architect at the Architecture and Design Conference in Hong Kong.

Q: SOM has offices all over the world. Are the design principles of all the offices consistent?

A: Even within the U.S., our projects are very diverse - there is a difference between projects on the East Coast and the West Coast. We have always believed that our work should respond to the unique local needs.

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