Italian design magazine Abitare talks with Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein and Planning Associate Gareth Edwards about four new towns under construction in Africa. The two share insight on SOM's master plans for Alárò City, Appolonia, Jigna Eco-community, and Tatu City.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports on development plans at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. The station redesign will transform its site—currently dotted with trees and ammunition bunkers—into a sustainable model of 21st century suburban growth.
Healthcare Design Magazine features a Q&A with Associate Director Anthony Treu. Treu, whose recent work includes the New National Cancer Institute in Egypt and the Almaty International Medical Center in Kazakhstan, discusses his approach to healthcare design, his opinions on industry trends, and other topics.
UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland speaks with The New York Times about the university's exponential growth and continuing legacy of educating underrepresented students. She also discusses the Merced 2020 Project, an expansive master planning effort designed and led by SOM.
Civil Engineering Magazine speaks with Director of Structural Engineering Charles Besjak and other industry leaders about challenges in slender tower design. Besjak discusses SOM’s wind tunnel, the damping system that was designed for 35 Hudson Yards in New York, and more.
In celebration of the new Long Beach Civic Center grand opening, the Long Beach Business Journal and South Coast Publishing have collaborated on a commemorative book. "The New Long Beach Civic Center" covers the history, pioneering development, and design of the complex.
CLAD magazine catches up with consulting design partner David Childs to discuss 35 Hudson Yards, the tallest residential tower in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood of New York City. Childs talks through the design of and vision for the building.
Mansion Global profiles consulting design partner David Childs in "The Insiders," a series in which industry experts share their insights and market outlooks. Childs sits down to discuss the value of a city-within-a-city, the luxury of simplicity, and more.
Dezeen features the National Museum of the United States Army, a stainless steel-clad museum designed by SOM. Located at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, the museum will tell the story of America's oldest military service.
Architectural Digest's AD PRO reports on the selection of SOM to design two new satellite concourses at O'Hare International Airport. The concourses form part of the O’Hare Global Terminal, a major phase of the O’Hare 21 Program.
The Moon Village has received an honorable mention in Architect Magazine's 2019 R+D Awards. The annual program, now in its 13th year, awards technological advancements in the industry.
The Architects' Journal features Manhattan Loft Gardens, a 143-meter-tall tower in London. The building combines rental apartments, a five-star hotel, two restaurants, and cedar-lined sky gardens carved out of the building's profile.
Dezeen features Manhattan Loft Gardens, a 42-story building located near Stratford International station in London. With a uniquely engineered concrete and steel frame, the double-cantilevered tower combines residential apartments and a hotel.
The new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is highlighted in the July issue of Architectural Record magazine. Designed by SOM in collaboration with Miller Hull, the IAF is one of six major aviation projects that will soon be ready at airports around the globe.
Architectural Record talks to Managing Partner Laura Ettelman and Director Derek Moore about what's next for the future of airport design. The two share insight on the local inspiration behind Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport.