The Straits Times reports on steps workplaces are taking to adjust to COVID-19, both in the near term and in the future. Guoco Tower is highlighted as a primary example for its advanced mechanical equipment and sustainability strategies.
Guoco Tower was recognized in the urban design category of the 2019 AIA International Region Design Awards. The program honors projects throughout AIA's international chapters and unassigned regions for design quality and technical and social advancement.
Forbes reports on the Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence winners, highlighting the two winners in China, each designed by SOM: the Knowledge and Innovation Community and the Foshan Lingnan Tiandi Master Plan. The Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan and Phase 1 Site Development and Guoco Tower also won.
Four SOM projects have been named 2019 Global Award for Excellence winners by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan and Phase 1 Site Development, Guoco Tower, the Knowledge and Innovation Community, and the Foshan Lingnan Tiandi Master Plan were all recognized.
Five SOM projects were selected as winners in the Urban Land Institute's Asia Pacific Awards for Excellence. The awards program recognizes projects in the region that exemplify the highest standards of land use and enhance the public realm.
Singapore's Land Transport Authority has selected Tanjong Pagar Centre as the winner of the Best Design Land Transport Integration category of its 2019 awards program. The award, presented at a ceremony in Singapore on March 29th, 2019, honors designs that incorporate multiple modes of transportation.
Three SOM projects are scheduled to compete in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) awards program at the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference. The conference will take place in Shenzhen, China and is hosted by CTBUH.
SOM was recognized with three awards in the 2019 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Awards program. Manhattan Loft Gardens in London and Tanjong Pagar Centre in Singapore won a combined three Awards of Excellence.
World Architecture News recognized three SOM projects in the 2018 WAN Awards program. 252 East 57th Street was named the winner in the Tall Buildings category, while Tanjong Pagar Centre and Hangzhou Wangchao Center were selected as finalists.