On March 15th, 2018, the Shanghai Old Town Master Plan won two awards at MIPIM/The Architectural Review's Future Project Awards 2018 ceremony in Cannes, France. The project was named the Overall Winner, the program's highest honor, and won in the Regeneration and Masterplanning category.
The 2020 Campus Development of the University of California, Merced won a Gold award at the 2017 P3 Awards & Conference, which recognizes outstanding achievements in public private partnership (P3) projects. The development won the award in the Best Social Infrastructure Project category.
The San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has selected the Superior Court of California in San Diego for a 2018 Outstanding Award. This year's award recipients will be honored on May 24th, 2018.
The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) selected Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse as the winner of a 2018 MASterworks Award in the category of Best New Infrastructure. The annual awards program recognizes projects that contribute to New York City's built environment.
Each year, the SOM Foundation China Prize allows students to expand their educational experiences through travel. In this Q&A, Li Dai, a recipient of the 2016 China Prize, reflects on how the award sharpened her awareness of the mission and responsibility designers have in shaping the future.
On March 7th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Julia Murphy will receive the Tribune Award at the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation's Leadership Awards Gala. The award is presented to young professionals who exhibit leadership in improving gender equity in the building industry.
At the 2018 Chicago Architecture Foundation Gala, SOM Consulting Partner Philip Enquist was honored with the Legacy Award for his contributions to urban design in Chicago and around the world. The award recognizes the outstanding work of Chicagoans in architecture.
Three projects designed by SOM's City Design Practice were recognized in the 2017 Illinois Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Awards. The annual program recognizes individuals or organizations that have enhanced the Illinois landscape or promoted the profession of landscape architecture.
The new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles has won a 2017 Best of the Best Award from Engineering News-Record in the Government/Public Building category. The awards program recognizes exemplary design and construction projects completed between May 2016 and May 2017.
The New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects features five SOM-designed projects in its annual roundup of award winners. The publication showcases the recipients of the 2017 AIA New York State Design, Excelsior, and Honor Awards.
SOM Managing Director Michael Mann and SOM Design Director José Luis Palacios discuss the design of the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles on KCRW's Design and Architecture podcast. The building was the recipient of a 2018 Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects .
Calling all architecture and urban design students in China: the SOM Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 China Prize through April 13th, 2018. Three winners will be given the opportunity to pursue research proposals, each with a $5,000 traveling fellowship.
AIA has announced the 2018 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, which recognize excellence and distinction in architecture, urban design, and interior architecture. Two SOM projects were honored: the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles and the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library.
Three SOM projects—the United States Courthouse in Los Angeles, India Basin in San Francisco, and San Diego Central Courthouse—were honored in the 2017 Architect's Newspaper Best of Design Awards. The fifth annual awards program highlighted projects in 42 categories.
The Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library was awarded the 2017 Louis Sullivan Award by the Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. A special design award selected directly by the jury, the Sullivan Award is the highest state honor for design.