The Center for Character and Leadership Development and 111 Main have each received an IDEAS2 Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction. The awards program honors engineering and architecture projects that incorporate structural steel in innovative ways.
The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA SF) recognized SOM's work at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the 2018 Design Awards. The San Joaquin Apartments and Precinct Improvements received a Merit Award, which was presented on April 26th, 2018.
The Superior Court of California in San Diego has been recognized in the 2018 Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Building Team Awards. The courthouse, one of four Gold Award winners and one of 13 overall winners, will be featured in an upcoming print issue of BD+C.
The Structural Engineers Association of Northern California has named 111 Main, an office tower in Salt Lake City, as the winner of a 2018 Award of Excellence in Structural Engineering. SOM used an innovative engineering solution to suspend the building above the performing arts theater beside it.
The SOM Foundation has named the three recipients of the 2018 China Prize, an award open to architecture and urban design students in China. This year's winners—Tangchenxi Wei, Fenghao Lu, and Yuchen Gao—will each receive $5,000 to fund travel and research projects.
Two SOM projects were honored with Awards of Merit at the 2018 AEI Forum. The New Consulate Compound was recognized in the Architectural Engineering Integration category, and the Bank of Beijing Science and Technology Research and Development Center was honored in the Mechanical category.
The RegenCities Initiative has received an Honor Award from the American Planning Association (APA), Technology Division. The research initiative seeks to define the regenerative city—a concept of urban development built on a restorative relationship with the environment.
252 East 57th Street received a 2018 Award for Excellence in Development from the Urban Land Institute, and Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse was selected as a finalist in the awards program. The two projects are honored as significant contributions to the urban fabric of New York City.
Today, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced that the New United States Courthouse in Los Angeles won a Top Ten Award from the Committee on the Environment (COTE). The awards program highlights projects that successfully integrate design excellence with environmental performance.
On March 15th, 2018, the Shanghai Old Town Master Plan won two awards at MIPIM/The Architectural Review's Future Project Awards 2018 ceremony in Cannes, France. The project was named the Overall Winner, the program's highest honor, and won in the Regeneration and Masterplanning category.
The 2020 Campus Development of the University of California, Merced won a Gold award at the 2017 P3 Awards & Conference, which recognizes outstanding achievements in public private partnership (P3) projects. The development won the award in the Best Social Infrastructure Project category.
The San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has selected the Superior Court of California in San Diego for a 2018 Outstanding Award. This year's award recipients will be honored on May 24th, 2018.
The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) selected Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse as the winner of a 2018 MASterworks Award in the category of Best New Infrastructure. The annual awards program recognizes projects that contribute to New York City's built environment.
Each year, the SOM Foundation China Prize allows students to expand their educational experiences through travel. In this Q&A, Li Dai, a recipient of the 2016 China Prize, reflects on how the award sharpened her awareness of the mission and responsibility designers have in shaping the future.
On March 7th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Julia Murphy will receive the Tribune Award at the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation's Leadership Awards Gala. The award is presented to young professionals who exhibit leadership in improving gender equity in the building industry.