ArchDaily features designs for Catalinas Rio, a waterfront office building in Buenos Aires. The project occupies a significant portion of the new Catalinas Norte II master plan, a major public endeavor to transform underutilized railyards along the Rio de la Plata to extend the city’s business district.
Designboom features Catalinas Rio, a waterfront office building in Buenos Aires' Catalinas Norte business district expansion. With retail, public greenspace, and two intertwined trapezoidal towers joined by skybridges and green terraces, the project will create a new, vibrant identity for the city skyline.
On June 5th, 2019, SOM and Arquine magazine will host a panel discussion on collaborations in architecture and engineering to celebrate "SOM: Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura." The exhibition is on view at the historic Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City.
On April 8th , 2019, William F. Baker and Mark Sarkisian will deliver a lecture titled "Architecture Seen Through Structure" in Mexico City. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition "SOM: Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura."
The Spanish-language ArchDaily México spotlights SOM's Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura. The exhibition, which opened in March in Mexico City, explores the intersection of art, architecture, and engineering, and is presented in partnership with MEXTRÓPOLI, a festival of architecture and urbanism.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition, "SOM: Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura" in Mexico City. The exhibition will open on March 9th as part of the annual MEXTRÓPOLI design festival.
On February 21st, 2019, SOM Design Partner Kent Jackson will speak at an international forum titled "Vivienda de Interés Social y Arquitectura: Una Oportunidad de Transformación Colectiva" at Universidad de los Andes. Jackson and other presenters will discuss contemporary issues in social housing and urban planning.
On November 17th, 2018, SOM's Abel Diaz spoke at the XXI National Conference on Structural Engineering in Campeche, Mexico. His participation in the conference is part of an ongoing mission to help communities affected by the Puebla-Morelos earthquake that occurred on September 19th, 2017.
Glocal Design Magazine honored SOM's BBVA Bancomer Operations Center and BBVA Centro Tecnologico with a combined three Noldi Schreck Awards. The winners were announced at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City on November 9th, 2018.
Spanish publication Merca2 examines SOM's role in helping BBVA transform its workplaces across multiple facilities. The global redesign, which includes interior design, architecture, and engineering, enables collaboration, creates a common culture across BBVA offices, and helps to reinterpret 21st-century work environments.
Building Design + Construction features the BBVA Technology Center in its roundup of significant and innovative data centers around the world. As the data center typology continues to expand rapidly, the design will shift to accommodate sustainability and security requirements.
Interior Design interviews SOM Partner Stephen Apking on the office designs for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in Mexico City and Madrid. Apking explains how the projects came to be, what principles influenced the interior designs, and discusses the BBVA Global Interior Design Standards.
On November 11th, 2017, SOM's Edward Guerra, Abel Diaz, and Samantha Walker will speak at the Congreso EDIFICA 2017 in Monterrey, Mexico. The group will present their findings from an investigation of structural damage sustained following the Puebla-Morelos earthquake.
On November 10th, 2017, Associate Director Christoph Timm will speak at the X Sisteccer Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, an event organized around the theme of "Towards a New Generation of Facades." In his presentation, Timm will discuss both SOM's legacy projects and recent work.
On November 14th, 2017, William F. Baker will deliver a keynote presentation at the Structural Engineers World Congress in Cancun, Mexico. Themed "Architectural and Structural Design for Enriching Human Habitats," the event brings together professionals from a broad range of disciplines.