On November 20th, 2019, Associate Brian DeYoung will lead a class at the Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas. DeYoung, a digital design specialist in our Chicago office, will demonstrate a variety of procedures and workflows utilized at SOM.
On November 21st, 2019, Associate Director Francesca R. Oliveira will participate in the "Let's Talk Architecture" panel, sponsored by AIA San Francisco's Latinos in Architecture committee.
The International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures has honored consulting partner William Baker as a joint recipient of the 2019 Torroja Medal. The medal is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions made by architects and engineers to the design field made.
On December 2nd, 2019, SOM will host a panel discussion in New York City to mark the release of the third volume in the SOM Thinkers series. With Henry Grabar as moderator, panelists Emma Fitzsimmons, Olin McKenzie, and Amy Plitt will discuss the transportation interventions that are shaping new ways of living and moving.
On Tuesday, November 12th, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University's new Winship at Midtown facility for cancer care—located on the Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) campus in Atlanta, Georgia—broke ground. SOM is providing architectural and structural engineering services for the new facility, which will comprise more than 450,000 square feet of inpatient, outpatient, and research facilities.
In November of 2019, Associate Director Rupa Garai presented during the Indian Association of Structural Engineering's (IAStructE) International Seminar in New Delhi. The conference addressed how performance based design can create more resilient structures.
On November 14th, 2019, Associate Director Phil Obayda will present "High-Rise Residential and the Typology’s Ten Year Challenge" at the Tall Buildings Conference. The event will take place at The Building Centre in London.
On November 16th, 2019, Associate Director of Structural Engineering Georgi Pertov will speak at the 2019 ETEM Facade Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. Petrov will present a keynote on SOM's innovative enclosure projects that were realized through close collaboration between architects, structural engineers, and fabricators.
The National Museum of the United States Army has been awarded LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Scheduled to open on June 4th, 2020, the museum will become a center for education and inspiration, and a cultural institution of national significance.
On October 5th, 2019, Associate Director Vram Malek presented a lecture on the NATO Headquarters at the AIA Continental Europe Conference in Brussels. The international conference series provides an in-depth look at the most important projects developing across Europe today.
The San Francisco Business Times reports on One Steuart Lane, a new residential tower planned for San Francisco’s Embarcadero neighborhood. The 20-story tower—the only waterfront condos under construction in the city—will provide 120 units and a variety of luxury amenities.
Business Insider covers the proposed redesign for the Concord Naval Weapons Station in the San Francisco Bay Area. The design envisions 13,000 homes, commercial and retail space, hiking trails, connections to public transit, and more on roughly 2,300 acres of land.
This November, Peter Kindel will lead seminars at the University of California, Berkeley’s Sustainability Colloquium and the University of Southern California's Price School of Public Policy. Kindel will discuss the concept of biomorphic urbanism and how it can address ecological challenges facing cities around the world.
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.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Trust for the National Mall announced the five landscape architecture firms joining the National Mall Tidal Basin IDEAS LAB. SOM is serving as the Civic Partner on the initiative.