SOM was recognized with three awards in the 2019 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards program. Manhattan Loft Gardens in London and Tanjong Pagar Centre in Singapore won a combined three Awards of Excellence.
The U.S. Green Building Council's Los Angeles chapter has honored the Tenaya Towers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The project received a Merit Award in the Energy and Atmosphere category of the 2018 Sustainable Innovation Awards.
World Architecture News recognized three SOM projects in the 2018 WAN Awards program. 252 East 57th Street was named the winner in the Tall Buildings category, while Tanjong Pagar Centre and Hangzhou Wangchao Center were selected as finalists.
In December of 2018, SOM Managing Partner Xuan Fu was honored at Bisnow's inaugural Chicago Power Women summit. Fu, who is based in SOM's Chicago office, was recognized alongside leaders from across the design and development industries.
Interior Design Magazine recognized five SOM projects in the 2018 Best of Year Awards program. The Valli & Valli Alina Hardware Collection won the Best of Year Award for product design, while 777 Aviation, G-Cubed, Optimo Hat Company, and the Superior Court of California in San Diego were honored in various categories.
Poly International Plaza has received a 2018 A&D Trophy Award from Perspective magazine. Formerly known as The Perspective Awards, the competition celebrates excellence in architecture, interior design, and product design across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
This year's Spark Awards jury recognized three SOM projects at radically diverse scales: a freestanding sculptural pavilion, an exhibition on art, architecture, and engineering, and a comprehensive plan for a Chinese city designed to accommodate two million residents.
SOM's master plan for New Covent Garden Market has won the Merit Award for Excellence in Urban Design at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) International Region Awards 2018. The master plan represents the largest development in London’s Nine Elms regeneration area.
Tanjong Pagar Centre in Singapore is now fully open. Situated between the city’s Central Business District and historic Chinatown, the development brings vibrant public space to a prime location, and was recognized with six awards from EdgeProp Singapore.
Commercial Observer has selected SOM Director Marla Gayle as a recipient of the 2018 Barrier Breaker Award. Gayle and other award winners were honored at the second annual Women in Real Estate, Design and Construction Forum at the CUNY Graduate Center on November 15th, 2018.
SOM's Jin Mao Tower was honored with the inaugural Hudec Architectural Culture Award on October 27th, 2018. The tallest building in China at the time of its completion, Jin Mao's design echoes the form of the ancient Chinese pagoda and remains a leading model of skyscraper design in the country.
Glocal Design Magazine honored SOM's BBVA Bancomer Operations Center and BBVA Centro Tecnologico with a combined three Noldi Schreck Awards. The winners were announced at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City on November 9th, 2018.
On October 30th, 2018, SOM's G-Cubed project received a Citation Award in the 2018 AIA Los Angeles Design Awards. G-Cubed is a gym and rooftop garden amenity space built on top of an existing seven-story parking garage in Century City, California.
Archinect reports on AIA Chicago's 2018 Design Excellence Awards. The SOM-designed Optimo Hat Company won the Honor Award in the Interior Architecture category and the Elgin Laundry Building Study received an Honor Award in the Unbuilt Forward category.
The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored three SOM projects with three Design Excellence Awards. The award winners were announced at the 63rd annual Designight ceremony at the Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom on October 26th, 2018.