Architectural Record talks to Managing Partner Laura Ettelman and Director Derek Moore about what's next for the future of airport design. The two share insight on the local inspiration behind Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport.
IEEE Spectrum walks through Moon Village, designed to be the first permanent human habitat on the lunar surface, with senior architectural designer Daniel Inocente. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and MIT, SOM is serving as architect, engineer, and designer of the project's master plan.
Staff members across SOM's offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Dubai gathered together—in person and via simultaneous video feed—to raise a global “Toast to Pride” on Thursday, July 27.
Five SOM projects have been selected as Architizer A+ Awards Finalists, ranging in categories from pavilion to library, residential building to masterplan. Popular Choice voting is open until July 5th.
On June 27, 2019, leaders from SOM’s Year One Research Initiative will be presenting at the AIASF NEXT/GEN Conference. The event facilitates discussions about the future of the architecture and design industry.
SOM Design Director Dan Ringelstein will speak at the BuiltWorlds Summit Paris conference on June 28th. He will take part in a panel discussion called “Toward Truly Smarter Cities,” exploring new approaches to city design.
Technical Partner Keith Boswell and Associate Olivier Brouard will present during the 2019 Glass Performance Days. The industry conference and exhibition takes place June 25-28 in Tampere, Finland.
ArchDaily profiled 100 Mount Street, the recently completed tower in North Sydney. With an innovative cross-braced exoskeleton structure, the 39-story building is a distinctive addition to the city’s growing north side business district.
In June 2019, SOM joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Related California, and city officials to celebrate the topping out of 49 South Van Ness. The new civic building will be home to multiple city agencies, including Planning and Public Works.
On June 19th, SOM, Architectus, and Dexus Property Group, along with Australian civic and business leaders, marked the the completion and opening of 100 Mount Street, a 39-story mixed-use tower in North Sydney’s Central Business District.
On June 25th, 2019, Dmitri Jajich, Structural Engineering Director in SOM’s London office, will speak at the 9th Italian/International Tall Buildings Conference. There he will speak about new and emerging technologies and will present case studies including Burj Khalifa.
On Tuesday, June 25th, Scott Duncan will give a keynote presentation on "Buildings that Breathe" at the Australian Smart Skyscraper Summit 2019. Duncan will discuss how tall buildings can become "sponges," presenting two SOM projects—Shenzhen Rural Commercial Bank and WeBank—as case studies.
On June 13th, 2019, SOM Pride New York visited the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation at the Modulightor Building. Throughout Pride Month, SOM is celebrating the contributions of LGBTQI+ architects.
The first edition of "Building Sounds," a podcast created by London Festival of Architecture, explores the history of Canary Wharf. Daniel Ringelstein speaks about SOM's role in designing the master plan for the district, which has shaped its ongoing development across three decades.
Five SOM projects were selected as winners in the Urban Land Institute's Asia Pacific Awards for Excellence. The awards program recognizes projects in the region that exemplify the highest standards of land use and enhance the public realm.