In the Press

Charles Harris Shares SOM’s Workplace Design Approach in The Architect’s Newspaper

SOM Washington, D.C. Office

Associate Principal Charles Harris penned an op-ed in The Architect’s Newspaper on “radical reduction,” SOM’s holistic workplace design philosophy centered on using resources responsibly. Using the Washington, D.C. office as a case study, Harris describes how daylighting, mobility, air quality, and healthy materials with strong acoustics can create an office that enhances staff well-being while reducing carbon emissions.