Appleton's Common Council unanimously selected SOM to design Appleton's new library, noting SOM's proven ability to connect libraries to their surrounding communities.
The Moscone Center Expansion has received ASCE's 2021 Honor Award in Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA). The annual award celebrates exemplary projects for their contributions to civil engineering.
Over the next two weeks, ArchDaily readers get to choose the best architecture of the past year by voting for their favorite projects across 15 different categories. Six SOM projects are nominated for the 2021 Building of the Year Award.
Architizer has recognized SOM in two categories of this year's 2021 A+ Firm Awards. SOM was selected as the winner of the public projects category, and was among the finalists in the sustainability category.
The National Museum of the United States Army was selected as a merit award recipient in the 2021 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards. The project is the first museum devoted to the entire history of the U.S. Army.
Each year, the Chicago Tribune recognizes standout individuals for contributions to the arts. The 2020 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture are SOM's Adam Semel and Brian Lee, alongside KOO founder and principal Jackie Koo, for the adaptive reuse of the former Cook County Hospital.
The Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) has recognized the Moscone Center Expansion and Improvement project, in San Francisco, as model of excellence in structural engineering design.
The National Museum of the United States Army tops Dezeen's list of 2020's best architecture projects. Designed by SOM, the museum features a stainless steel facade that evokes the army's three core ideals: discipline, modesty, and rigor.
Metropolis interviews former Design Partner Roger Duffy and Design Partner Colin Koop on the National Museum of the United States Army. The new museum in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the first to tell the story of the oldest branch of the U.S. military.