Metropolis interviews former Design Partner Roger Duffy and Design Partner Colin Koop on the National Museum of the United States Army. The new museum in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the first to tell the story of the oldest branch of the U.S. military.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with Design Partner Colin Koop and Senior Architectural Designer Daniel Inocente about SOM's design for the Moon Village. The concept, designed in partnership with ESA and faculty at MIT, envisions a permanent human settlement on the lunar surface.
SOM transformed the historic Beaux-Arts landmark on Chicago's West Side into a multi-use space that better serves the community. Architecture critic Blair Kamin celebrates the achievement in the Tribune's Best of 2020 list.
The Architect's Newspaper has honored three SOM projects in this year's Best of Design Awards. Stereoform Slab, a prototype for low-carbon concrete construction, and Billie Jean King Main Library took the top award in their respective categories; Brightline received an honorable mention.
The pandemic poses challenges and new opportunities for city planning. Listen to Dawveed Scully's conversation with WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore on Marketplace.
For the cover story of the December 2020 issue, the Italian design and architecture magazine Abitare profiles SOM's precise renovation of architect Walter Netsch's historic Chicago home.
Interior Design has named Julie Michiels, the leader of SOM's interiors practice in Chicago, as a finalist for Interior Designer of the Year 2020. Winners will be announced at a virtual event on December 10th.
In an interview for The Architect's Newspaper, SOM Associate Ingedia Sanchez, the president of Arquitectos, speaks about her goals for the organization and about how to form meaningful connections for a more equitable industry.
Phys.org shares details on a new report evaluating the research undertaken by SOM, the European Space Agency, and the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics on how to plan and design a habitat on the surface of the Moon.
800 Fulton, a mixed-use creative office space currently under construction in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, is a finalist in the "On the Boards: Commercial" category. Winners will be announced at a virtual event on December 9th.
On Thursday, November 26th, Associate Director Mina Hasman will join other sustainability experts at the Net Zero Delivery Guidance Launch, hosted by UK Green Building Council, to provide insights for how net-zero buildings can be delivered successfully.
Since joining SOM’s New York office just over two years ago, Adede Amenyah has worked on the design and renovation of two of the city’s most iconic and storied buildings. In the next profile in our Spotlight series, Adede tells us why every day on the job offers a new chance to learn.
On Tuesday, November 24th, Director Peter Jackson will participate in the event series hosted by the organizers of the UK's leading construction show, London Build Expo. He joins the panel "Key KPIs to Monitor in 2021 and Best Practices for Forecasting Accuracy."
Associate Director Arathi Gowda has been appointed to AIA Chicago's 2021 Board of Directors, a representative leadership body elected by the local membership each year. Members include leaders from local firms, non-profits, and organizations in the design community.
Mina Hasman, a sustainability expert and Associate Director based at SOM's London office, will join a panel discussion titled "Designing for Health – How Buildings Can Promote Wellbeing." The online event brings together the construction community from across the globe.