The Wild Mile Framework Plan, part of the larger Chicago River North Branch Plan, received the 2019 Strategic Plan Award from the Chicago chapter of the American Planning Association. The project focuses on revitalizing a one-mile section of the river for both human activity and the natural ecosystem.
Nex Tower, a LEED Platinum-certified office tower designed with sustainability and wellness top-of-mind, has been named a Best Green Development winner in the 2019 MIPIM Asia Awards. The annual award program honors excellence in design and development in the Asia Pacific region.
The SOM Foundation has announced the second annual SOM Research Prize. The awards program, which comprises two $40,000 grants, is designed to cultivate new ideas and meaningful research that addresses the critical issues of our time. This year's topic is "Shrinking our Agricultural Footprint."
On September 19th, 2019 the American Institute of Steel Construction held the IDEAS2 Awards ceremony at the Superior Court of California in San Diego. Earlier in 2019, the project was honored with AISC's 2019 National Award.
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.
Carlos Madrid III will serve as a juror for The Architect’s Newspaper's annual Best of Design Awards. The program, now in its seventh year, recognizes projects across 50 categories.
Building Design + Construction features architect Lulu Li as one of the 40 Under 40 Class of 2019 winners. This honorable distinction is awarded to 40 of the most accomplished young building, design, and construction professionals for exceptional career growth and dedication to community service and professional organizations.
The Chicago Public Library West Loop Branch has received the Frank Lloyd Wright Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Illinois Chapter. The award honors the project that made the greatest impact through new design or renovation.
Partner Carrie Byles will serve as a juror for the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s Built By Women competition. The program recognizes significant works by women architects, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, contractors, and developers in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area.
Engineering-News Record New England has selected the Innovation Partnership Building as a 2019 Award of Merit winner. The project, the first building in the University of Connecticut's Technology Park, has become a hub of innovation and an economic engine for the state of Connecticut.
The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College in New York has been selected as a winner in the 2019 Prix Versailles Awards. The program is organized by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects.
Manhattan Loft Gardens, New Futura, the Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan, and Moynihan Train Hall were shortlisted across six categories in the 2019 ABB LEAF Awards. The international award program, now in its 18th year, recognizes design excellence in projects around the world.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has named Optimo Hat Company and the Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library as 2019 ULI Chicago Vision Awards recipients. The two projects were among six total "Project Category" winners.
Two SOM projects won Architizer A+ Popular Choice awards in their respective categories: the Alárò City master plan in the Unbuilt Masterplan category, and Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch in Architecture - Libraries. The Architizer A+ Popular Choice Winners were selected by the online voting public after a 10 day campaign garnering over 400,000 votes.