On October 3rd, 2017, Jeannette Lenear Peruchini will speak at Facility Executive Live, a day-long conference in Chicago for facility professionals and industry experts. A variety of topics, including energy management, technology, and workplace design, will be discussed.
On September 12th, 2017, a team from SOM's London office took part in Run the River, an annual fundraising event along the River Thames. On September 14th, a team from SOM's New York office joined the New York Architects' Regatta Challenge, a fundraising event on the Hudson River.
On the occasion of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, we invite you to enter the #SOMinChicago Instagram photo contest. Post your photo of an SOM project in Chicago for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed or to win one of three prizes.
On September 21st and 23rd, 2017, SOM Design Partner Leo Chow and Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner Mark Sarkisian will conduct a series of lectures in China. The two will speak at the 4th US-China Tall Buildings Symposium and Chongqing University.
In preparation for the Facades+ conference in Los Angeles, The Architect's Newspaper highlights works by local designers and practices. SOM's Paul Danna, José Luis Palacios, Garth Ramsey, and Keith Boswell are featured, as are Olympia and the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles.
On September 15th, Ingedia Sanchez will speak at the 2017 AIA Women's Summit in Washington, D.C. An architect based in SOM's Chicago office, Sanchez has led the technical designs for numerous tall and supertall towers around the world.
On September 19th, SOM Design Partner Brian Lee and Sustainability Director Luke Leung will speak at the 2017 Multifamily Executive Conference in Las Vegas. Lee and Leung will participate in a panel discussion titled "Peering Into the Future: Sustainability and the 2018 Concept Community."
On September 19th, 2017, SOM Associate Neil Katz will speak at the Buildings 2.0 Conference hosted by BuiltWorlds. A day-long conference focused on smart building technology, Buildings 2.0 will take place at the SOM-designed UI Labs in Chicago.
SOM's London office will be open to the public on September 16th, 2017 as part of the citywide Open House initiative. Since 2014, the London office of SOM's global practice has been located in the Broadgate Tower, a building of our own design within the city's renowned Broadgate business district.
Philip Enquist has been recognized by Crain's Chicago Business as a member of the "2017 Who's Who in Chicago Business" list. Published annually, the list includes leaders from across fields, including business, academia, philanthropy, and architecture.
On September 14th, SOM Design Partner Scott Duncan will speak at the 2017 Thailand Real Estate Summit in Bangkok. At the summit, Duncan will participate in a "fireside chat" on designing iconic towers in dense urban centers.
As the Chicago Architecture Biennial invites city residents and visitors to “Make New History” this fall, SOM is proud to partner with the Biennial and leading Chicago-based cultural organizations to explore the intersection between art, architecture, urban planning, and engineering.
A model of the expanded International Arrivals Facility at Seattle-Tacoma Airport (Sea-Tac) will be featured in the Seattle Architecture Foundation's 20th Annual Architectural Model Exhibit. SOM is the lead designer for the expanded facility at Sea-Tac.
On September 22nd, 2017, SOM's San Francisco office will lead a walking tour as part of the 14th Annual Architecture + the City Festival. The tour centers on SOM-designed projects that reflect the theme of this year's festival, "Secret City."
In August, SOM Project Manager Michael Jividen led a tour of the Inland Steel Building for the Chicago Chapter of the Young Architects Forum. Designed by SOM and completed in 1958, the Inland Steel Building was a historic addition to Chicago's downtown.