Curbed includes Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 in Mumbai in its roundup of the 12 most beautiful airports in the world. SOM's design for the 4.4.-million-square-foot airport is inspired by the form of traditional Indian pavilions.
Wallpaper features Public Safety Answering Center II (PSAC II), a 911 call center located in the Bronx, New York. Designed by SOM, the facility unites emergency response workers from multiple agencies under one roof and strengthens the city's emergency response system as a whole.
Contract Magazine features Public Safety Answering Center II, a new building designed by SOM. Located in the Bronx, the facility augments existing emergency response services in New York and provides a critical layer of redundancy for the city's primary 911 call center.
ArchDaily highlights Public Safety Answering Center II, a new 911 call center in the Bronx, New York. Designed by SOM, the 450,000-square-foot building brings together emergency response workers from multiple municipal agencies.
Public Safety Answering Center II, a 911 call center in the Bronx, is featured in Dezeen. The highly secure facility strengthens New York City's emergency response system and brings together workers from the Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services.
Architectural Digest examines Public Safety Answering Center II and its unique approach to deriving beauty from a highly secure form. The blast-resistant cube is clad in brushed aluminum panels that reflect and abstract the sky, helping the form evade scale and achieve a sense of weightlessness.
Designboom highlights Public Safety Answering Center II, a 911 call center in New York City, and the techniques utilized to support both security and user wellness. The building strengthens the city’s ability to maintain communication in the event of a natural disaster or large-scale emergency.
The Architect's Newspaper examines the elements of workplace design that go beyond environmentalism to address user health and well-being. The WELL Building Standard® is outlined, with the SOM-designed JTI Headquarters cited as a case study for the WELL concepts of Air, Mind, and Fitness.
Raleigh Civic Campus is featured in an article on urban development in the North Carolina capital. SOM is designing the master plan for the centralized campus, which will consolidate approximately 1,200 municipal employees and support economic development in one of the nation's fastest growing cities.
Urbanize.LA shares designs for 100 West Walnut, a modern, mixed-use development planned in Pasadena, California. The 6.4-acre site includes 400 residential units, 210,000 square feet of commercial office space, and 17,500 square feet of retail and dining.
In its "Tall Buildings" issue, Architectural Record features Poly International Plaza. The centerpiece of the development, a tower nicknamed the "Diamond Lantern," is recognized for not only its height, but its high-performance facade, continuous exterior diagrid pattern, and cultural resonance.
Travel Weekly reports on the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission approving design plans for the Waldorf Astoria. The revitalization of the iconic Manhattan hotel, which centers on a design vision led by SOM, is slated for completion in 2020.
Plans for Cornell Tech's new university on Roosevelt Island, currently under construction, are featured on the institution's website. The master plan for the applied science university, designed by SOM, creates a boundary-free, 12.4-acre campus knit into the promenades and green spaces of the island.
On KGET, an NBC network affiliate, news anchor Jim Scott leads a discussion on high-speed rail as a catalyst for revitalizing Bakersfield, California. SOM Associate Gunnar Hand joins City Councilman Andre Gonzalez and Community Development Director Jacquelyn Kitchen.
The Georgia-Pacific Center, completed by SOM in 1982, is featured in Curbed’s profile of Atlanta’s tallest towers. The building, which stands nearly 700 feet tall and features a stepped rear facade, occupies a site that once housed the Loew’s Grand Theater.