The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named five SOM projects as 2021 Award of Excellence winners. The winners were awarded in recognition for their outstanding contributions to the design of tall buildings and cities.
On September 18th, 2020, SOM Directors Chuck Besjak and Preetam Biswas and Associate Director Ronald Johnson will speak at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2020 V-Tech Conference. The program features technical presentations from the 2020 Architectural Engineering Institute's Professional Project Awards winners.
One Manhattan West and Tianjin CTF Finance Centre have received multiple 2020 Professional Project Awards from the Architectural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The honors include Best Overall Project and Most Innovative Project.
One Manhattan West was selected as a merit award recipient in the 2020 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards. The project is the first new office tower to reach completion in the Manhattan West Development on New York City's Far West Side.
Commercial Property Executive reports on Brookfield Properties' opening of the first completed building in the Manhattan West Development: One Manhattan West. Located on the Far West Side of New York City, the 67-story tower is built above active railroad tracks leading to Penn Station.
GlobeSt.com covers the opening of One Manhattan West, the first tower to be completed in the Manhattan West Development on New York City's Far West Side. At 995 feet, the building is the tallest in the complex, and will help form the gateway into the site.
On October 30th, 2019, Brookfield Properties announced the opening of One Manhattan West, a 67-story, 2.1-million-square-foot office tower. One Manhattan West is the first new office tower to open as part of the Manhattan West complex, an eight-acre district being developed on Manhattan's West Side.
6sqft reports on the opening of One Manhattan West, with Partner Gary Haney sharing insight. Designed by SOM, the 67-story, 2.1-million-square-foot office tower rises 995 feet and will be the the tallest building in the new Manhattan West complex.
Curbed New York features the opening of One Manhattan West, the first skyscraper to be completed in the Manhattan West Development. Stretching from Ninth to Tenth Avenues and 31st to 33rd Streets, the office tower measures 995 feet tall.
Civil Engineering Magazine speaks with Director of Structural Engineering Charles Besjak and other industry leaders about challenges in slender tower design. Besjak discusses SOM’s wind tunnel, the damping system that was designed for 35 Hudson Yards in New York, and more.
On July 16th, 2019, SOM hosted the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee as part of the "Beyond the Boards" event series. SOM staff members profiled the firm and design process and presented three current projects.
Three chapters of the Structural Engineers Association—in Illinois (SEAOI), New York (SEAoNY) and Northern California (SEAONC)—presented SOM with awards that recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in structural engineering.
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.
CityRealty reports on the topping out of the SOM-designed One Manhattan West and interviews Navillus Contracting on the building's construction. The 995-foot-tall office building is one of three towers in the larger Manhattan West development, for which SOM designed the master plan.
Dezeen spotlights seven of New York City's largest projects under construction, citing two SOM projects. 35 Hudson Yards is part of the larger Hudson Yards development, and Manhattan West is a 5-million-square-foot, mixed-use development.
New York Yimby reports on the topping out of One Manhattan West in New York City. The 995-foot-tall tower, one component of the larger Manhattan West development, is ascending first at its inner core, with its exterior following behind.
SOM will participate in more than 20 events at this year's AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City. The conference, which features approximately 70 educational and networking events, includes seminars, workshops, and a two-day Architecture Expo at the Javits Center.
The Real Deal features a selection of some of the largest projects underway in New York City and includes the SOM-designed 2 Manhattan West. The tower is part of the larger Manhattan West Development, a 5-million-square-foot project on New York's Far West Side.
Curbed features 20 largescale developments in New York City's five boroughs. Hudson Yards, the Manhattan West Development, Cornell Tech, and the World Trade Center are included as projects that are transforming the landscape of the city.
NYC Architects ranks SOM at number one in its list of the most influential commercial architects in New York City. Projects featured in the article include One World Trade Center, the Manhattan West Development, and Moynihan Train Hall.
At the beginning of each year, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) releases a report examining every building measuring 200 meters or taller completed during the previous year. The 2017 CTBUH Year in Review features five SOM projects.
The Real Deal features SOM in its list of the firms behind New York City's biggest projects by square footage. SOM's 401 West 31st Street and 442 West 33rd Street, both part of the Manhattan West Development and led by Managing Partner Kenneth A. Lewis, are included.
In an interview for CityRealty, SOM Managing Partner Kenneth Lewis discusses the evolution of his career at SOM, the iconic projects he has worked on, such as One World Trade Center and Time Warner Center, and his passion for promoting SOM's work in sustainable design.
The New York Times highlights the engineering and construction of 1 Manhattan West. Designed and engineered by SOM to rise above active rail tracks, the supertall tower is part of a 5 million square foot development symbolizing the renewal of the Far West Side of Manhattan.
ArchDaily showcases the SOM-designed Manhattan West: a new 5-million-square-foot development in New York City. The project consists of two 2-million-square-foot office towers, a 844-unit residential tower, 225,000 square feet of retail and dining amenities, and two acres of public open space.
Forbes covers SOM's recently released designs for Brookfield Property Partners' Manhattan West Development. The project symbolizes the renewal of the previously undeveloped Far West Side of Manhattan and links the Hudson Yards District to Penn Station and Moynihan Train Hall.
Dezeen highlights SOM's design for Manhattan West, a new 5-million-square-foot development in Manhattan. The project consists of two 2-million-square-foot office towers, a residential tower with 844 units, 225,000 square feet of retail and dining amenities, and two acres of open public space.