Stereoform Slab is featured in The Architect's Newspaper. A prototypical building system made using advanced robotic fabrication techniques, the piece is on display as part of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial.
As part of its 2019 Giants 300 Report, Building Design + Construction highlights the Moscone Center Expansion and Improvement Project in an article covering convention center sector trends. The annual report ranks AEC firms across a wide range of sectors and speciality services.
As part of its Facades+ feature, The Architect's Newspaper highlights Tianjin CTF Finance Centre. The design of the 530-meter-tall tower, which creates a bold expression on the city skyline, utilizes undulating curves to reduce wind loads.
Commercial Observer has named SOM senior architectural professional Julia Grabazs one of 20 young architects, engineers, and contractors under 35. Grabazs, based in the New York office, has a portfolio that includes The Milstein Center at Barnard College and the Wellesley College Science Center renovation and expansion.
Dezeen features Stereoform Slab, an installation for the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial. The pavilion is a prototype for a building system that would reduce construction materials and embodied carbon in the built environment.
Chicago television station WTTW interviews William Baker about the John Hancock Center (now known as 875 North Michigan Avenue) in honor of the iconic tower's 50th anniversary. The Chicago Architecture Center's Kathy Kulick; Bill Casey, 875 North Michigan's chief engineer; and Nichole Williamson, the general manager of the building's observation deck, are also featured.
Forbes reports on the Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence winners, highlighting the two winners in China, each designed by SOM: the Knowledge and Innovation Community and the Foshan Lingnan Tiandi Master Plan. The Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan and Phase 1 Site Development and Guoco Tower also won.
Italian design magazine Abitare talks with Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein and Planning Associate Gareth Edwards about four new towns under construction in Africa. The two share insight on SOM's master plans for Alárò City, Appolonia, Jigna Eco-community, and Tatu City.
Designboom features Stereoform Slab following the opening of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial. The pavilion, on view through January, is a prototype for a building system that would reduce construction materials and embodied carbon in the built environment.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports on development plans at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. The station redesign will transform its site—currently dotted with trees and ammunition bunkers—into a sustainable model of 21st century suburban growth.
Healthcare Design Magazine features a Q&A with Associate Director Anthony Treu. Treu, whose recent work includes the New National Cancer Institute in Egypt and the Almaty International Medical Center in Kazakhstan, discusses his approach to healthcare design, his opinions on industry trends, and other topics.
UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland speaks with The New York Times about the university's exponential growth and continuing legacy of educating underrepresented students. She also discusses the Merced 2020 Project, an expansive master planning effort designed and led by SOM.
Civil Engineering Magazine speaks with Director of Structural Engineering Charles Besjak and other industry leaders about challenges in slender tower design. Besjak discusses SOM’s wind tunnel, the damping system that was designed for 35 Hudson Yards in New York, and more.
In celebration of the new Long Beach Civic Center grand opening, the Long Beach Business Journal and South Coast Publishing have collaborated on a commemorative book. "The New Long Beach Civic Center" covers the history, pioneering development, and design of the complex.
CLAD magazine catches up with consulting design partner David Childs to discuss 35 Hudson Yards, the tallest residential tower in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood of New York City. Childs talks through the design of and vision for the building.