SOM's New Futura condominium was recognized in the 2018 EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards. The project—which comprises two mirroring, 36-story towers—sets a new standard for luxury residential architecture in Singapore with its distinct facade design and integration of green space.
Tanjong Pagar Centre in Singapore is now fully open. Situated between the city’s Central Business District and historic Chinatown, the development brings vibrant public space to a prime location, and was recognized with six awards from EdgeProp Singapore.
In October of 2018, 100 Mount Street topped out in North Sydney, Australia. The tower will be North Sydney’s tallest commercial tower, topping out at 35-stories and offering 42,100 square meters of above-grade office and public space.
Roche Diagnostics' Suzhou Campus has been named a "Best Innovative Green Building" in the 2018 MIPIM Asia Awards. The annual awards program recognizes exemplary projects in the property industry across the Asia Pacific region.
On September 20th, 2018, SOM Director Silas Chiow and architectural associate Weiqi Wang presented at the Architectural Expression and Curtainwall Innovation Conference. The event was co-organized by the Shanghai chapter of the AIA and the Architectural Society of Shanghai China.
SOM Director Ame M. Engelhart has been elected to the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Governing Trustees, a group that represents the broad membership of the ULI in finding solutions for responsible land use and building thriving communities. Engelhart builds upon more than 30 years of experience for this new role.
On Wednesday, June 6th, SOM Director Ame Engelhart participated in a discussion at the ULI Asia Pacific Summit. The event focused on inequality, segregation, and economic accessibility in cities.
At the 2017-2018 China Real Estate Design Awards, SOM received three awards for three projects. Poly International Plaza received the Gold Award, the program's highest honor, with China World Trade Center 3B and Ningbo Bank of China Headquarters receiving Merit Awards.
On March 9th, 2018, SOM Director Ame Engelhart will speak at the 7th Annual Vertical Cities conference in Bangkok. The event focuses on methodologies for designing and constructing supertall buildings that promote interaction and community.
On February 7th, 2018, SOM Director Ame Engelhart will moderate a panel discussion for the Urban Land Institute's Women's Leadership Initiative. The event, titled "This Is Not Your Father's Office," centers on a discussion of workplace design.
On February 11th, 2018, Dawveed Scully will speak at the third annual Anthology Architecture and Design Festival in Manila. The three-day celebration includes a diverse lineup of talks, exhibits, competitions, and workshops focusing on social architecture.
DesignCurial ranks the best airports in the world, featuring the SOM-designed Terminal 3 at Changi Airport in Singapore. The terminal's rooftop illuminates the space via skylights paired with aluminum louvers that allocate natural light during the day and diffuse artificial light in the evening.
SOM's Hong Kong office participated in the Coastal Cleanup Challenge, a volunteer event on November 25th, 2017. The group picked up trash found on the Pak Shui Wan beach in the Clear Water Bay area, making a local impact while raising awareness of environmental challenges.
CNN Style includes Cayan Tower in Dubai in a roundup of buildings that transformed cities around the world. The form and function of the twisting tower, in which each floor rotates around a cylindrical elevator to create a 90-degree turn, are highlighted.
Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A received an Honor Award in the Architecture category of the 2017 AIA Hong Kong Awards. The mixed-use project, which was completed in 2015, includes the two tallest skyscrapers in Nanchang, China.