On November 14th, 2019, Associate Director Phil Obayda will present "High-Rise Residential and the Typology’s Ten Year Challenge" at the Tall Buildings Conference. The event will take place at The Building Centre in London.
On November 16th, 2019, Associate Director of Structural Engineering Georgi Pertov will speak at the 2019 ETEM Facade Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. Petrov will present a keynote on SOM's innovative enclosure projects that were realized through close collaboration between architects, structural engineers, and fabricators.
On October 5th, 2019, Associate Director Vram Malek presented a lecture on the NATO Headquarters at the AIA Continental Europe Conference in Brussels. The international conference series provides an in-depth look at the most important projects developing across Europe today.
On November 15th, 2019, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein will join a round table discussion at the WorkInPlace Conference in Madrid. Ringelstein will discuss current and forward-facing trends impacting the office sector.
Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein is interviewed on The Beam Podcast. Ringelstein discusses the threats global cities face due to climate change and shares insight on building sustainable cities.
On October 21st, 2019, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein will join a panel discussion at the Prodexpo-Real Estate Conference in Athens. Ringelstein will share insight on planning for growth in cities.
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has appointed Associate Mina Hasman to its Board of Trustees. Each year, one alumnus of UKGBC’s prestigious Future Leaders program is invited to join the board for a two-year term.
On Friday, October 11th, senior architectural designer Daniel Inocente will speak at New Scientist Live 2019, an award-winning science festival in London. In a presentation titled "Welcome to Lunarville," Inocente will discuss Moon Village, SOM's concept for the first permanent human settlement on the moon.
Originally designed in the early 1960s by architects Gio Ponti, Piero Portaluppi, and Antonio Fornaroli, the Corso Italia 23 complex in the heart of Milan will be transformed from an insular single-tenant headquarters into a vibrant office campus that represents the future of the workplace.
In September 2019, Associate Director of Structural Engineering Aaron Mazeika will speak at ETH Zurich in Switzerland and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania. Mazeika will present a lecture titled "Environmentally Conscious Structural Design of High-Rise Towers."
On September 6th, 2019, “Reflections: The Anatomy of Form” opened at the Design Museum as part of London Design Festival 2019. Showing for the first time in London, the exhibition comprises 31 scale models of different building systems.
In celebration of London Design Festival 2019, "Reflections: The Anatomy of Form" will be on view at the Design Museum in London beginning on September 6th. The exhibition explores the work behind SOM’s structural engineering practice and its integration with architectural design.
The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning at Barnard College in New York has been selected as a winner in the 2019 Prix Versailles Awards. The program is organized by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects.
Manhattan Loft Gardens, New Futura, the Cornell Tech Campus Framework Plan, and Moynihan Train Hall were shortlisted across six categories in the 2019 ABB LEAF Awards. The international award program, now in its 18th year, recognizes design excellence in projects around the world.
Two SOM projects won Architizer A+ Popular Choice awards in their respective categories: the Alárò City master plan in the Unbuilt Masterplan category, and Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch in Architecture - Libraries. The Architizer A+ Popular Choice Winners were selected by the online voting public after a 10 day campaign garnering over 400,000 votes.