On April 28th, 2019, Dmitri Jajich, Director of Structural Engineering, will speak at the launch event of the Arabic edition of Skyscrapers. The book was written by author and structural historian Judith Dupré.
World Architecture features SOM's design for Burj Jumeira. Located in Dubai, the 550-meter tower will feature dining, active programming, and multiple observation decks.
Architectural Digest Middle East covers the unveiling of designs for Burj Jumeira. At 550 meters tall, the tower will be the centerpiece of the new Downtown Jumeira neighborhood, for which SOM is designing the master plan.
Middle East Construction News features designs for Burj Jumeira. The tower will become “the new focal point in the Dubai skyline," featuring world-class dining, active programming, and multiple observation decks with 360 degree views of the surrounding city.
Dezeen features new renderings of Burj Jumeira, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Design Partner Mustafa Abadan shares insight on the integrated architectural and structural design of the tower.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, recently unveiled the design for Burj Jumeira, an aerodynamic, 550-meter tower located in the Al Sufouh area of the popular Jumeirah neighborhood of Dubai. The SOM-designed skyscraper will be one of the tallest buildings in the world.
The Architect's Newspaper features Burj Jumeira, Dubai's newest supertall tower, designed by SOM. The 550-meter-tall tower will be a central attraction in Downtown Jumeira, a new neighborhood for which SOM is designing the master plan.
Building Design + Construction shares plans for Burj Jumeira in Dubai, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The tower's flowing design was inspired by the rippling desert sand dunes and oases of the United Arab Emirates.
ArchDaily reports on Burj Jumeira, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's newest design in Dubai. Slated for completion in 2023, the 550-meter-tall tower will feature world-class dining, active programming, and multiple observation decks with 360-degree views of the city.
On January 29th, Africa’s largest urban developer, Rendeavour, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, broke ground on a new city development in the Lekki Free Zone. The master plan by SOM is designed to boost foreign direct investment in Nigeria and create tens of thousands of jobs.
SOM's leadership in skyscraper and urban design will once again be represented at the annual global conference of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). This year's event takes place from October 20th to 25th in various venues in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
CNN looks back on the impact of the Burj Khalifa and the evolving future of architecture in Dubai. SOM Structural Engineering Partner William F. Baker is interviewed regarding the design and engineering innovations of the Burj Khalifa and its continuing influence on the built environment.
Two SOM projects were honored with Awards of Merit at the 2018 AEI Forum. The New Consulate Compound was recognized in the Architectural Engineering Integration category, and the Bank of Beijing Science and Technology Research and Development Center was honored in the Mechanical category.
DesignMENA features the New National Cancer Institute (NNCI) in Giza, Egypt. SOM Associate Director Scott Habjan shares insight on the design of the facility, which will establish the NNCI as the largest comprehensive cancer center in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
DesignMENA reports on the New National Cancer Institute in Egypt, which will be the largest cancer center in the Middle East when it opens in 2019. The article previews the project’s complete case study; the full report will be published in the February issue of Middle East Architect magazine.