We are proud to announce that two SOM projects won Architizer A+ Popular Choice awards in their respective categories. The Alárò City master plan, designed to strengthen Lagos’ position as the economic and cultural hub for West Africa, won the popular choice award in the Unbuilt Masterplan category. The West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library, the first public library in the West Loop neighborhood, won the popular choice award in the Architecture - Library category.
The Architizer A+ Popular Choice winners were selected through public online voting public after a 10-day campaign. More than 400,000 votes from over 100 countries were submitted.