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.
The new SOM-designed courthouse in downtown Los Angeles was honored at the Sustainable Innovation Awards, hosted by the United States Green Building Council's Los Angeles chapter. The courthouse was awarded in the Energy and Atmosphere category.
Poly International Plaza in Beijing and the India Basin project in San Francisco won Gold and Bronze awards, respectively, in the Spaces Design category of the 11th Annual Spark Awards. The criteria for selecting winners includes inventiveness, durability, and expressiveness.
Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A received an Honor Award in the Architecture category of the 2017 AIA Hong Kong Awards. The mixed-use project, which was completed in 2015, includes the two tallest skyscrapers in Nanchang, China.
SOM's designs for the Shekou Contemporary Art and Culture Center received a Merit Award in the 2017 AIA International Region Design Awards. Plans for the development were honored in the Unbuilt category of the awards program.
ArthaLand Century Pacific Tower was honored in the 2017 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards. The development, located in Manila, was honored with two awards for Best Office Architectural Design (Asia) and Best Green Development (Philippines).
The Urban Land Institute has selected the University Center at The New School as a winner of the 2017-18 Global Awards for Excellence. Additionally, The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground was shortlisted for the annual awards program.