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SOM and Fender Katsalidis have won the international design competition for a landmark project at Sydney’s Central Station. The development seeks to rejuvenate the city’s busiest transport interchange with a new, vibrant public realm, and bring two tech-focused office towers with the world’s first AI-driven facade system, powered by 100 percent renewable energy, to the Central Business District.

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On June 25th , the Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC) hosted a Virtual Gala unveiling the Center for Wellbeing and Happiness, the expansion to the organization’s current headquarters on East 8th Street and Avenue D in Manhattan. The project was designed pro-bono by SOM, and adds 5,000 square feet of new space to the organization’s headquarters.

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On February 27th, 2020, Associate Director Georgi Petrov and senior architectural designer Daniel Inocente will lead a graduate seminar at the Department of Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. In a presentation titled "Architecture in the Age of a New Frontier," they will discuss the future of designing for space exploration.

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A major milestone was reached at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) Airport’s new International Arrivals Facility in January. The long-awaited center span of a massive aerial walkway was moved down the airport’s center runway and lifted into place, setting the record for the longest structure over an active taxi lane in the world, coming in at 780 feet long.

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On Wednesday, January 22nd, SOM joined the European Space Agency (ESA) to sign a Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) at ESA’s headquarters in Paris. The announcement—signed by Colin Koop, Design Partner at SOM, and Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of ESA—will expand the scope of SOM and ESA’s existing research into longterm habitation on the Moon.

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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.

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SOM is pleased to announce the release of The Future of Transportation, a collection of essays that reflect on the interventions that are shaping new ways of living and moving. The third volume of the SOM Thinkers series, this book looks beyond conventional architectural discussions to consider how the remedies for modern-day transportation woes may not all be in the future, but hiding in plain and present sight.

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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.

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91 Leonard Street, a sleek, charcoal-colored terracotta condominium with exterior and lobby designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), has reached completion and residents have begun to move in. With 111 luxury condominiums plus amenity spaces, the New York City building was developed by Toll Brothers City Living, with collaborating architect Hill West Architects and interiors by Whitehall Interiors.

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Consultatio Real Estate and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) released the designs for Catalinas Rio, a waterfront office building in Buenos Aires' Catalinas Norte business district expansion. With retail, public greenspace, and two intertwined trapezoidal towers joined by skybridges and green terraces, the project will create a new, vibrant identity for the district and city skyline.

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On September 26th, 2019, the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre officially opened to the public, securing its position as the seventh tallest building in the world and the third tallest in China. The 530-meter-tall tower was designed to LEED® Gold standards, with sustainable strategies including a high-performance envelope, optimized daylighting, and green landscaping.

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