The National Building Museum (NBM) will be presenting its 2021 Honor Award to SOM. This year, SOM is transforming the award into a Climate Change Call to Action. Join us for our weekly panel series starting May 19th.
On May 12, Associate Ian Kaminsky-Coughlin will be joining the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Chicago's Panel to tell the story behind Chicago's Cook County Hospital and the steps taken to give the landmark new life.
Design Partner Scott Duncan speaks with The Architect's Newspaper about transforming the Skydeck at Willis Tower. Visitors will now be able to take a tour of Chicago and Willis Tower's rich cultural history through the renovated observation deck and new exhibition.
SOM's 10 Ideas for Pandemic Design has received an Honorable Mention in the Spaces, Places, and Cities category of Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards, which recognizes groundbreaking work designed to enhance society and the planet.
On Wednesday, May 5th, Ellen Lou, Director of Urban Design and Planning will be speaking at the 'Overcoming Inequalities Uncovered During the Pandemic' session for the American Planning Association National Conference 2021.
As the industry in the UK comes together to collaborate on the UKGBC's Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project, SOM has been appointed to co-chair the Retrofit Commercial Task Group to create a comprehensive plan to decarbonize the built environment.
The Nebula Lighting Collection—a modern, outdoor lighting system designed in collaboration with high-end Italian lighting manufacturer Neri—has been awarded a Red Dot Award in the Best of the Best Category.
On May 4, SOM Associate Director Jon Cicconi will join a panel discussion with Hospitality Design magazine that will illustrate how the design of hospitality projects can adapt and succeed during the pandemic. Cicconi's presentation will focus on Moynihan Train Hall.
On April 29th, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Peter Kindel, and Urban Design Associate, Joo Cho, will be joining San Francisco's City Center: A Forum on the Future to discuss the social, physical, and economic future of the important regional hub.
Design Director Yasemin Kologlu has been appointed to a new Steering Committee for the Decarbonizing New York City Offices initiative. Yasemin will help guide the NYSERDA/Building Energy Exchange and their partners to drive sustained decarbonization of office spaces in New York City.
The SOM Foundation announces the winner of the 2021 Structural Engineering Fellowship, Michelle Chang. This year’s topic encouraged applicants to explore and identify policies, actions, and comprehensive plans which can shape a more equitable and sustainable future.
Senior Marketing Specialist Ines Llopart will speak at Goettsch Partners' panel entitled "Confidence & Self-Promotion" on April 27, as a part of the GP Women's Group Panel Discussion Series.
Design Associate Jarrad Morgan will be speaking at the Australian Smart Skyscrapers Virtual Summit on April 28, 2021. Morgan will be speaking on SOM's design partnership with Fender Katsalidis on the new tech and business hub, Central Place Sydney.
After an extensive renovation, an immersive new exhibition and reimagined observation deck open at Chicago’s Willis Tower, inviting visitors to explore the city’s past, present and future.
The highly-anticipated Skydeck at Willis Tower reopens to the public with significant renovations, including an interactive historical exhibition of Chicago's most notable landmarks.