For the first webinar in the series "Reshape: Evolving Real Estate Formats To Meet Consumer Needs," Dan Ringelstein will moderate a discussion on strategies to create inclusive urban growth—with perspectives from South Africa, Europe, and the U.S.
As an advocate for the decarbonization of the built environment, SOM will take part in two event series throughout September 2020 to promote net-zero buildings: World Green Building Week 2020 and CarbonPositive RESET! Teach-In.
On July 22nd, 2020, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning Dan Ringelstein will speak at the Big 5 Digital Festival Africa virtual conference. The event is the first-ever online gathering of the infrastructure and construction community in Africa.
On June 18th, Dan Ringelstein will speak at a virtual event hosted by ULI Beijing. The discussion will focus on resilient strategies for city planning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On November 15th, 2019, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein will join a round table discussion at the WorkInPlace Conference in Madrid. Ringelstein will discuss current and forward-facing trends impacting the office sector.
Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein is interviewed on The Beam Podcast. Ringelstein discusses the threats global cities face due to climate change and shares insight on building sustainable cities.
On October 21st, 2019, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein will join a panel discussion at the Prodexpo-Real Estate Conference in Athens. Ringelstein will share insight on planning for growth in cities.
Italian design magazine Abitare talks with Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein and Planning Associate Gareth Edwards about four new towns under construction in Africa. The two share insight on SOM's master plans for Alárò City, Appolonia, Jigna Eco-community, and Tatu City.
SOM Design Director Dan Ringelstein will speak at the BuiltWorlds Summit Paris conference on June 28th. He will take part in a panel discussion called “Toward Truly Smarter Cities,” exploring new approaches to city design.
On June 10th, 2019, SOM, the Urban Land Institute, and Fundación Arquitectura COAM will co-host a lecture and panel discussion titled "Growth + Mobility." The event centers on contemporary issues in population growth, transportation, and urban regeneration around the world.
In the "Monocle on Design" podcast, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein discusses SOM's collaboration with National Geographic to design a city of the future. The project envisions a city in 2050, when the world's population is expected to reach 9.8 billion.
SOM Director Daniel Ringelstein delivered the keynote address at an event hosted by the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin on June 11th, 2018. The leader of the City Design Practice in SOM's London office, Ringelstein discussed electrification and sustainability in urban design and planning.
A team that includes SOM and is led by Bouygues Immobilier UrbanEra has been selected for the Charenton-Bercy redevelopment project in eastern Paris. Bringing new connections to the district, the proposal includes a sustainable 180-meter-tall tower and a tech hub housed in a circular building.
On June 27th, 2017, Daniel R. Ringelstein and Gunnar Hand will represent SOM at the International Conference on Transport and Health in Barcelona, Spain. Ringelstein and Hand will lead a workshop on the firm's Regenerative Cities initiative.
SOM was recently awarded two new urban planning commissions in sub-Saharan Africa. Located in Nigeria and Kenya, the projects bring SOM's city design expertise to areas that are undergoing significant urban growth.
On February 7th, Design Director Dan Ringelstein will present at the 2017 ULI Europe Conference in Paris. As part of the European Urban Regeneration Council Day, he will present on emerging trends in Urban Innovation Districts, areas where institutions and businesses are clustered to drive regeneration.
In London, SOM’s City Design Practice recently completed a two-year collaboration with Diploma Design Unit 10 of the Architectural Association School of Architecture. The endeavor was led by AA Unit Master Carlos Villanueva-Brandt.
Mada Masr recently interviewed Daniel Ringelstein, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning, about SOM's vision for a new Egyptian capital city. Designed in harmony with the local environment and shaped by the natural landscape, the vision for this new city was created to specifically meet the needs of a modern city with a burgeoning economy.
Today, at the Egyptian Economic Development Conference held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Egypt’s political leadership announced the vision for a major new city that will become the new governmental and business capital for the country. A part of the Egyptian Government’s development strategies, the vision for THE CAPITAL CAIRO is a product of the collaboration of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Capital City Partners Ltd, a private fund of global investors, aided by the internationally renowned design firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM).
Dan Ringelstein, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning, recently contributed an article to the Financial Times. In the story, Ringelstein reflects on the common threads shared between his wide array of design work around the world.
At a ceremony on June 28, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized distinguished recipients of the annual Honor Awards. SOM's Son Tra Peninsula Strategic Vision Plan and Denver Union Station were winning projects in the Regional & Urban Design category.
Dan Ringelstein, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning in the firm's London office, will present plans for New Covent Garden Market. The event will take place on June 22 as part of the London Festival of Architecture.
BDP and SOM submitted their planning application for The Garden and Surplus Lands, a 57-acre regeneration of New Covent Garden Market in Central London. The multi-phased project is the single largest redevelopment scheme within the revitalization area.
On December 18, Dan Ringelstein, SOM Director of Urban Design and Planning, will lead a seminar titled "The Docklands Revival: Regenerating London’s East End." His presentation will cover Canary Wharf, Greenwich Peninsula, The Royal Docks, The Lower Lea Valley, Stratford, and the Olympic Legacy.