Engineering-News Record California has included SOM on the 2018 Top Design Firms list. Based on revenue from architecture, interior design, and other services out of the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices, the publication ranked SOM as 30th out of 95 firms.
Archinect features an interview with SOM Partner Carrie Byles as part of the publication's "How to Get a Job" series. Byles shares insight on interviews, portfolio development, and other matters for job seekers, as well as the office culture of SOM.
CityRealty reports on the topping out of the SOM-designed One Manhattan West and interviews Navillus Contracting on the building's construction. The 995-foot-tall office building is one of three towers in the larger Manhattan West development, for which SOM designed the master plan.
The Architect's Newspaper previews the upcoming "Poetic Structure: Art + Engineering + Architecture." The exhibition opens on June 30th, 2018, at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles, and includes related programming.
Architect Magazine reports on the Voices of Plurality Flash Mob that convened outside the Javits Center during the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture. SOM Associate Director Julia Murphy joined Beverly Willis and other architects to lead the event promoting equality in the architecture field.
Dezeen spotlights seven of New York City's largest projects under construction, citing two SOM projects. 35 Hudson Yards is part of the larger Hudson Yards development, and Manhattan West is a 5-million-square-foot, mixed-use development.
6sqft reports on the installation of Moynihan Train Hall's new skylight. Above the James A. Farley Post Office, which will operate as a new boarding concourse for the Penn Station complex, the skylight will connect with the building's original steel trusses and span the interior courtyard.
CityRealty reports on the installation of Moynihan Train Hall's 92-foot-high skylight. One of the new train hall's key components, the skylight will bring natural light into the restored James A. Farley Post Office building, which will operate as an extension of Penn Station.
New York Yimby reports on the topping out of One Manhattan West in New York City. The 995-foot-tall tower, one component of the larger Manhattan West development, is ascending first at its inner core, with its exterior following behind.
Archinect previews SOM's upcoming exhibition at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles. The exhibition, which opens to the public on June 30th, 2018, celebrates the interconnected qualities of architecture, engineering, and the visual arts.
On June 12th, 2018, a raccoon embarked on an ascent of a 1970s-era, 25-story tower in St. Paul, Minnesota. Metropolis Magazine interviewed SOM Director Colin Koop to provide perspective on the climb, which captured the attention of the media and viewers around the world.
PRISM features an article written by SOM Senior Structural Engineer Benton Johnson. In the article, Johnson discusses sustainability and the benefits of mass timber in construction, as well as SOM's ongoing Timber Tower Research Project.
New York Yimby reports on 35 Hudson Yards topping out at 1,009 feet. The 72-story building, the second tallest in the New York City development of Hudson Yards, will create over 1 million square feet of residential, hotel, and retail space and is slated for completion in 2019.
Curbed reports on 35 Hudson Yards to mark the supertall residential tower's topping out. The 72-story building is slated for completion in 2019 and will be the second tallest tower in the larger Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side.
CityRealty spotlights the topping out of 35 Hudson Yards at 1,009 feet. With an anticipated completion date of 2019, the 72-story building will bring more than 1 million square feet of residential, hotel, and retail space to New York City.