As SOM anticipates the opening of Block 9, a mixed-use building in Fargo, North Dakota, get a preview of the project in a new video featuring Brian Lee, Dickson Whitney and Akhil Sharma.
How do we create a sense of place and a sense of permanence during times of uncertainty? Join SOM Design Partner Scott Duncan for a virtual panel discussion on the future of placemaking, mixed-use design and the role of public art.
Applications for the 2021 Year One career accelerator program are now open! Created to support the transition from academic to professional life, Year One provides entry-level designers with an array of resources for career development.
Chef David Blackmon, international chef and Englewood native, speaks with Eater Chicago about his plans for Englewood Connect. Blackmon discusses his plans to use the new food incubator as a way to uplift the community.
As the new International Arrivals Facility at Sea-Tac International Airport nears completion, Passenger Terminal World magazine provides an inside look at the project, designed to create a sense of place and immediately connect arriving passengers to the surrounding Pacific Northwest landscape.
Building Design + Construction features the UC Merced 2020 Project, which comprises a master plan and 11 new LEED Platinum buildings—helping UCM become the first public research university in the U.S. to achieve carbon neutrality and the only campus to have all buildings LEED certified.
In this edition of “Spotlight,” a series on personal and professional journeys, Hayley tells us what architecture and choreography have in common.
SOM Director Marla Gayle has been named to City & State NY’s 2021 Above and Beyond list. On Wednesday, March 31st, Gayle and the other honorees will be celebrated with a webinar hosted by City & State NY.
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) has announced that Senior Urban Designer, Tiara Hughes will join the Board of National Historic Landmark Charnley-Persky House (CPH). As a member, Hughes will provide her expertise on the conservation of the landmark.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named five SOM projects as 2021 Award of Excellence winners. The winners were awarded in recognition for their outstanding contributions to the design of tall buildings and cities.
Led by Luke Leung, SOM joined AEC professionals around the world urging the World Health Organization (WHO) to issue safe indoor design practice guidelines. WHO's "Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19" is now available on their website.
Central Place Sydney, a major commercial development in Sydney, Australia, progresses as design teams—SOM and Fender Katsalidis—are announced. The centralized commerce and community exchange hub is a crucial point of connection for the city.
Appleton's Common Council unanimously selected SOM to design Appleton's new library, noting SOM's proven ability to connect libraries to their surrounding communities.
On April 13, 2021, Senior Urban Designer Tiara Hughes will moderate a Chicago Women in Architecture panel. The discussion will highlight the organizing efforts of Chicago women leading up to the founding of CWA in the 1970s.
City Tech Collaborative has partnered with SOM and Chicago’s Navy Pier to develop new capacity and visitor management solutions for shared urban spaces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team will merge high-tech with existing systems and a data-driven approach.