Jaime Velez, Director of Interior Design in SOM's London office, is featured on the cover of Perspective, the International Interior Design Association's journal. In "Balancing Act," Velez and other designers share insight on how to create a strong personal brand while representing a company's brand.
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.
Bangkok Post features One Bangkok, SOM's most recent project in Thailand, in a report on developments in Southeast Asia. A 16-hectare mixed-use district that will involve a team of local and international firms, One Bangkok is the largest private development in Thai history.
Narrating the story of a multinational bank's presence in Mexico City, the Spanish-language Arquine magazine features BBVA Bancomer Operations Center and BBVA Centro Tecnológico. The buildings were designed by SOM to accommodate BBVA's recent operational restructuring.
In a roundup of notable projects in architecture and urban design, The Architects Newspaper spotlights the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles. The recently opened building incorporates a variety of sustainable design features, including its distinct facade.
Curbed features the SOM-led framework plan for the Detroit East Riverfront. Announced in early 2017, the plan is designed to preserve more riverfront land for public use, generate greater community access to the Detroit River, and spur investment along the East Riverfront.
Curbed features Public Safety Answering Center 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.
The Architect's Newspaper features the opening of a new passenger concourse at New York's Penn Station. The first phase of the larger plan for the future Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM, the concourse improves pedestrian access and helps alleviate overcrowding in the station.
The Architect's Newspaper reports on development plans for Treasure Island, a man-made island in the San Francisco Bay. In conjunction with master plans by SOM and Perkins+Will, the city of San Francisco has developed an arts-focused master plan for the island.
Architectural Digest reports on a new passenger concourse at Penn Station. The SOM-designed concourse is the first phase of the redevelopment planned for the New York complex, which will relieve platform congestion and transform the travel experience for hundreds of thousands of passengers.
With help from experts at Docomomo, Curbed explores iconic examples of modern architecture throughout New York City. Lever House, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, and the Pepsi-Cola Corporation World Headquarters are highlighted, as are SOM designers Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie de Blois.
The News & Observer reports from Raleigh, North Carolina, where SOM is providing master planning leadership for a new civic campus. The city’s goal is to create a multi-building, mixed-use campus that engages residents and workers, provides more green space, and accommodates future growth.
CNN investigates the use of evidence-based design in healthcare facilities. New York's Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine—designed by SOM to provide a calming environment for patients and families, and an integrated workspace for employees—is included.
Contract Magazine spotlights Moynihan Train Hall, designed by SOM and a critical part of the redevelopment of the Penn Station complex. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to move forward with the project, which has an anticipated completion date of 2020.
In a report on seven of the most “architecturally stunning” airports around the world, Bisnow includes Terminal 3 at Changi International Airport in Singapore. The SOM-designed terminal features 919 skylights, a 5-story vertical garden, and numerous amenities for travelers.