The main hall of the International Arrivals Facility at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport topped out in December 2018. The event marks the latest milestone for the most complex capital development project in the airport's history.
SOM Managing Partner Michael Mann has been selected to serve on the jury of the 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards Program. Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd., the awards program is now in its 68th year.
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.
On December 12th, 2018, SOM Director Mark Schwettmann will lead a tour of the Moscone Center. On the tour, Schwettmann will share insight on the design and phased construction of the project, which adds more than 8,000 square feet of new public space to the existing convention center.
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.
On December 5th, 2018, SOM Design Partner Paul Danna will participate in a panel discussion at the Infraday West conference in Los Angeles. The panel focuses on strategies for cultivating lasting partnerships among owners, developers, architects, and others involved in P3 projects.
SOM invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply for its annual summer internship rogram. The program offers participants experience in architecture, digital design, interiors, landscape design, performative design, structural engineering, sustainable engineering, and urban design.
Throughout October, SOM led sketching sessions at Apple Michigan Avenue in Chicago as a part of The Big Draw, a month-long festival of drawing hosted at Apple flagship stores around the world. The sessions offered opportunities for Chicagoans to explore design and engage with their city.
On November 3rd, 2018, SOM took part in the 36th annual Sandcastle Classic competition at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. The event benefits Leap: Arts in Education, an organization dedicated to providing arts education programs in Bay Area schools.
On November 2nd, 2018, SOM's New York office took part in Canstruction 2018. The charitable annual event brings together architects, engineers, contractors, and students to design and build large structures using cans of food.
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.
In October of 2018, 100 Mount Street topped out in North Sydney, Australia. The tower will be North Sydney’s tallest commercial tower, topping out at 35-stories and offering 42,100 square meters of above-grade office and public space.
In October 2018, SOM senior designer Carlos Madrid III attended Contract Magazine's annual Design Forum. The two-day event brought together members of the magazine's Editorial Advisory Board with real estate professionals.
SOM Director Carrie Moore and senior architectural professional Jennifer Grosso discuss the value of professional mentorships, mentorship programs at SOM, and their mentor-mentee relationship specifically. The architects, who are both based in SOM's New York office, also discuss their roles and projects.
On November 3rd, 2018 SOM senior architectural professional Jennifer Grosso will participate in a conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The event is organized by Women in Design, a student-run organization committed to advancing gender equity.