Curbed spotlights the SOM-designed restoration of the historic Chicago Skyway Toll Bridge, which reopened on October 25th. The project returns the structure to its original form while modernizing its technology with LED lighting, digital signage, and solar compatibility.
Metropolis Magazine highlights SOM's design to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall, a 21st-century train station. Located in New York City, the project is a critical part of the redevelopment of the entire Penn Station complex and is anticipated to open in 2020.
Block Club Chicago features Optimo Hat Company, a former firehouse transformed into the headquarters of a bespoke hat manufacturer. The SOM-designed adaptive reuse project won the Honor Award for Interior Architecture in AIA Chicago's 2018 Design Excellence Awards.
Archinect reports on AIA Chicago's 2018 Design Excellence Awards. The SOM-designed Optimo Hat Company won the Honor Award in the Interior Architecture category and the Elgin Laundry Building Study received an Honor Award in the Unbuilt Forward category.
The Chicago Tribune reports on the grand re-opening of the Chicago Skyway Plaza Canopy, originally opened in 1958. The SOM-designed canopy restoration project returns the structure to its original form while modernizing the facility with new streamlined sustainability and technology features.
ArchDaily reports on SOM's installation for Chicago Design Week 2018. The Kinematic Sculpture, a 27-foot-long origami-like pavilion, demonstrates the application of SOM’s cutting-edge structural engineering research.
The New York Times features SOM Partner Carrie Byles in the Real Estate section. To renovate her midcentury modern home in Sausalito, California, Byles enlisted Jennifer Weiss, a San Francisco architect who began her career as an intern with Byles.
Library Journal reports on the opening of The Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College in New York. The building, whichopened to students on September 4th, 2018, is a new place of interdisciplinary scholarship serving both Barnard and Columbia University students.
In a multi-media feature, Architect Magazine reports on the design, safety, and security of One World Trade Center. SOM Managing Partners T.J. Gottesdiener and Kenneth Lewis and SOM Director Nicole Dosso share insight on the complexities and significance of the project.
The Real Deal reports on the appointment of Keith O'Connor as the new City Design Practice leader for SOM's New York and Washington, D.C. offices. O'Connor previously served as the director of Lower Manhattan and chief planner for Manhattan special projects at the Department of City Planning.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the Orchids & Onions competition, an annual program in which the San Diego Architectural Foundation ranks the city's best and worst architecture. SOM's Superior Court of California in San Diego, which won an Orchid, was recognized for its exemplary design.
Engineering News-Record California reports on the 2018 winners of its Best Projects competition. The Superior Court of California in San Diego was recognized as a Best Project in the Government/Public Buildings category.
Lulu Li is featured in Commercial Observer's 2018 roundup of 20 architects, engineers, and contractors under 35 years old. Li is a senior architectural licensed professional based in SOM's New York office.
SOM architectural associate Ingedia Sanchez is featured as a Distinguished Member by the Illinois Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects. Sanchez shares insight on designing supertall buildings and her continued motivation to pursue high performance design.
The Real Deal reports on 35 Hudson yards, a 1,000 foot mixed-use tower in New York City. The building will include private residences, the first Equinox branded hotel, an Equinox fitness club and spa, first-class office space, and ground floor retail.