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.
Three chapters of the Structural Engineers Association—in Illinois (SEAOI), New York (SEAoNY) and Northern California (SEAONC)—presented SOM with awards that recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in structural engineering.
On June 27th, 2019, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) formally joined the global declaration of an environment and climate emergency. Associate Mina Hasman, a member of the RIBA Ethics and Sustainable Development Commission and the RIBA Expert Advisory Group of Sustainable Futures, helped inform this motion.
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.
SOM Design Director Dan Ringelstein will speak at the BuiltWorlds Summit Paris conference on June 28th. He will take part in a panel discussion called “Toward Truly Smarter Cities,” exploring new approaches to city design.
Technical Partner Keith Boswell and Associate Olivier Brouard will present during the 2019 Glass Performance Days. The industry conference and exhibition takes place June 25-28 in Tampere, Finland.
On June 25th, 2019, Dmitri Jajich, Structural Engineering Director in SOM’s London office, will speak at the 9th Italian/International Tall Buildings Conference. There he will speak about new and emerging technologies and will present case studies including Burj Khalifa.
The first edition of "Building Sounds," a podcast created by London Festival of Architecture, explores the history of Canary Wharf. Daniel Ringelstein speaks about SOM's role in designing the master plan for the district, which has shaped its ongoing development across three decades.
On June 10th, 2019, SOM, the Urban Land Institute, and Fundación Arquitectura COAM will co-host a lecture and panel discussion titled "Growth + Mobility." The event centers on contemporary issues in population growth, transportation, and urban regeneration around the world.
This June, SOM is celebrating the LGBTQI+ community in honor of Pride Month around the world. Join SOM as we host and participate in events, partner with our communities, engage in open conversations, march in Pride parades, and more.
In the "Monocle on Design" podcast, Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein discusses SOM's collaboration with National Geographic to design a city of the future. The project envisions a city in 2050, when the world's population is expected to reach 9.8 billion.