Moynihan Train Hall, the monumental civic project that converted the James A. Farley Post Office in New York City into an extension to Penn Station, has been recognized in the 2020/2021 World Architecture Festival Awards shortlist.
Published by Monacelli, SOM: Works by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 2009-2019 presents 40+ of the studio's recent works in the sixth and latest volume.
The new facility will bring the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s municipal laboratory into a new, modernized space, and will augment the city’s ability to address large-scale challenges in public health.
SOM Director Julia Murphy has been named Mixed-Use Green Local Product Council Vice Chair for the Urban Land Institute's New York Chapter. Murphy will be responsible for membership recruitment and programming.
COIMA SGR and partners today revealed that SOM will design the Olympic Village for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics. The village targets minimal environmental impact and creates a new center of activity in Porta Romana.
Senior urban designer Tiara Hughes speaks on Harvard GSD's African American Design Nexus Podcast—calling for equity across the architecture community and increasing initiatives that focus on education and mentorship.
SOM, in partnership with City Tech Collaborative and over 30 experts in the industry, presents the Streets of the Future initiative, an exploration on how existing Chicago streets could evolve to adapt to 21st century needs.
Brian Lee and Phil Enquist join Chicago Planning Agency's first 24-member Design Committee. The panel will hold public meetings to review major development projects before they reach city approvals, bringing Chicago’s process closer to what applies in several other major cities.
This year’s topic, “Examining Social Justice in Urban Contexts,” encouraged applicants to explore and identify long-term policies, immediate actions, and comprehensive plans that have the potential to shape a more equitable and sustainable future.
On July 31, Consulting Partner Bill Baker will speak at IEA's conference, themed "Pioneers: Engineering the Next Decade," on the evolution of modern construction and engineering in the 21st century.
SOM Director of Structural Engineering Preetam Biswas will be presenting at IstructE's webinar on the Design and Performance of Tall Buildings for Wind on July 14.
On July 14, SOM's Michael Duncan, Chris Kimball, and Michael Fukutome will present the collaborative design, construction process, and design approaches of the facility and a virtual construction tour.
Outer London's Harrow Square wins the 2021 ULI Europe Award for Excellence. Winners of the award were announced during a virtual award ceremony hosted by ULI Europe on July 8, 2021.
Moynihan Train Hall, One Manhattan West, and the National Museum of the United States Army were honored in the 2021 Architizer A+ Awards. The Train Hall was recognized with the highest honor as the Popular Choice Award winner in the 'Transportation Infrastructure' category.
Ian Kaminsky-Coughlin speaks with the National Trust for Historic Preservation on SOM's adaptive reuse of Chicago's iconic Cook County Hospital. After being vacant for over a decade, the landmark was slated for demolition until SOM was contracted to sensitively restore and renovate.