Urbanize LA reports on the proposed 5.5-acre 1111 Sunset Boulevard project in Los Angeles. SOM is leading the development's overall design, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, and James Corner Field Operations is designing open spaces.
The Real Deal reports on the proposed 1111 Sunset Boulevard project in Los Angeles. The $600 million, mixed-use complex, for which SOM is leading the overall design, would be built on 5.5 acres at the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Water District.
The Los Angeles Times reports on the proposed 1111 Sunset project, which will include a boutique hotel and residential, retail, and open space. SOM is leading the overall design, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, and James Corner Field Operations is designing the open spaces.
At the beginning of each year, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) releases a report examining every building measuring 200 meters or taller completed during the previous year. The 2017 CTBUH Year in Review features five SOM projects.
The Real Deal features SOM in its list of the firms behind New York City's biggest projects by square footage. SOM's 401 West 31st Street and 442 West 33rd Street, both part of the Manhattan West Development and led by Managing Partner Kenneth A. Lewis, are included.
Curbed names Lincoln Common towers A1 and A2 in its roundup of high-rise projects under construction in the Windy City. The development is on pace for a 2019 completion and will include retail, office, and residential units linked by a network of gardens and courts.
Wallpaper talks with SOM Structural Engineering Partner William F. Baker about the "SOM: Engineering x [Art + Architecture]" exhibition in Chicago. The exhibition, which presents the innovative ideas and projects of SOM's "Research Gang," explores the balance between engineering and design.
Barnard College includes The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Teaching and Learning Center in a roundup of the school's top 10 noteworthy moments in 2017. The building reached significant milestones throughout the year, including its official naming.
Bisnow reports that construction financing has been secured for 1500 Mission. Located on Mission Street between South Van Ness and 11th Street in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, the project will include new public and private parcels woven together by common open spaces.
Contract magazine explores the use of quantifiable data in the design process. SOM Partner Stephen Apking and Associate Director Lois Wellwood, both of whom are based in New York, and Associate Anisa Mohammed, who is based in Washington, D.C., share insight on the use of data in the firm's projects.
The Wall Street Journal features Public Safety Answering Center II as one of this year's most innovative and effective new buildings. The facility, which will handle over 10 million emergency calls a year, is designed to be highly secure and functional.
Architect Magazine reports on the publication of two new reports for the Timber Tower Research Project. The reports build on the initial findings of the project, which centered on the development of a structural system for tall buildings that uses mass timber as the main structural material.
SOM Director Carrie Moore served as a juror for Architectural Record's 2017 Record Products, an awards program that recognizes the best new products of the year. A panel of six independent jurors selected 57 winners from more than 250 entries.
In Healthcare Design magazine, SOM Associate Director Scott Habjan writes about the importance of connecting urban medical centers with their surrounding communities. Habjan offers insight into typical designs for city health facilities, and solutions for a new type of urban medical center.
DBIA Integration Quarterly, a publication of the Design-Build Institute of America, reports on the new United States Courthouse in Los Angeles. SOM Design Directors Paul Danna and José Luis Palacios, and Technical Designer Garth Ramsey, are interviewed.