The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored three SOM projects—AMIE 1.0; the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library; and Dallas City Performance Hall—in the 2017 Design Excellence Awards. The awards were presented on October 13th, 2017.
The Illinois chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has awarded first place to the Drawing Room at the Arts Club of Chicago. In collaboration with SOM, lead design architect Vinci Hamp Architects created an intimate and flexible meeting room and bar space for the Arts Club.
The Center for Character and Leadership Development has received a 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. The annual program recognizes exemplary projects from around the world.
Public Safety Answering Center II and the Center for Character & Leadership Development received National Design Awards from the Society of American Registered Architects. The program recognizes achievements in architecture and design from residential developments to unbuilt and theoretical projects.
The new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles received a National Award of Merit in the Design-Build Institute of America's 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards. The building has also been nominated for the National Awards of Excellence, which will be announced in November, 2017.
Three SOM-designed projects were honored in the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. The Center for Character and Leadership Development, Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and the FBI Biometric Technology Center were selected from more than 300 submissions.
The Chicago Athenaeum honored the BBVA Mexico City Headquarters building with an International Architecture Award. SOM provided interior design services for the 850,000-square-foot tower, focusing on generating a highly performative workplace and bolstering client services.
Architect Magazine named two SOM-designed projects in the 2017 R+D Awards. The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy demonstration project (AMIE 1.0) received top honors, and the Vacuum-Insulated Glass Tubes concept received an Honorable Mention.
The Center for Character & Leadership Development (CCLD) at the United States Air Force Academy received an Award of Merit in the 2017 IALD International Lighting Design Awards. CCLD features a variety of innovative lighting techniques rooted in sustainability and passive design strategies.
The Center for Character & Leadership Development was selected as a winner in the 2017 SEAoNY Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. Presented by the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY), the program recognizes creative achievement and innovation in the field.
Architizer reports on the winners of the 2017 Lumen Awards, a program that recognizes exemplary architectural lighting design. The Center for Character & Leadership Development at the U.S. Air Force Academy received the Award of Excellence.
The Strand Theater has been honored with awards from the Society for Experimental Graphic Design and the California Heritage Council. SOM's renovation of the theater resurrected a century-old movie house to provide a performance space for the American Conservatory Theater.
The new United States Courthouse is one of three SOM-designed projects to win a 2017 Los Angeles Architectural Award. Pen Factory and the Long Beach Civic Center project were also recognized in the annual competition, which is hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council.
The Center for Character & Leadership Development received the Award of Excellence in the 2017 Lumen Awards from the New York chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society. The annual award program celebrates professionalism, excellence, and originality in lighting design.
Two SOM-designed projects were named to the shortlist for the 2017 New London Awards, an annual program supported by the Mayor of London. The nominees, Lexicon and the New Covent Garden Market Master Plan, are also eligible for a People's Choice Award, to be decided by a public vote.