On July 13, Structural Engineering Partner William F. Baker will speak at the 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Development of Construction Engineering. He will discuss the engineering innovation behind the design of the Burj Khalifa, as well as new technology in the design and construction of supertall buildings around the world.
Eric Keune, a design director in SOM's Chicago office, has joined the Docomomo US board of directors. Docomomo is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of modern architecture, landscape, and design.
The new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is highlighted in the July issue of Architectural Record magazine. Designed by SOM in collaboration with Miller Hull, the IAF is one of six major aviation projects that will soon be ready at airports around the globe.
Architectural Record talks to Managing Partner Laura Ettelman and Director Derek Moore about what's next for the future of airport design. The two share insight on the local inspiration behind Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport.
IEEE Spectrum walks through Moon Village, designed to be the first permanent human habitat on the lunar surface, with senior architectural designer Daniel Inocente. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and MIT, SOM is serving as architect, engineer, and designer of the project's master plan.
Mansion Global features Design Partner Chris Cooper in "The Insiders," a series in which industry experts share their insights and market outlooks. Cooper discusses New Yorkers’ "extreme priority" of views, his favorite European cities, and more.
Staff members across SOM's offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Dubai gathered together—in person and via simultaneous video feed—to raise a global “Toast to Pride” on Thursday, July 27.
Five SOM projects have been selected as Architizer A+ Awards Finalists, ranging in categories from pavilion to library, residential building to masterplan. Popular Choice voting is open until July 5th.
On June 27, 2019, leaders from SOM’s Year One Research Initiative will be presenting at the AIASF NEXT/GEN Conference. The event facilitates discussions about the future of the architecture and design industry.
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.
ArchDaily profiled 100 Mount Street, the recently completed tower in North Sydney. With an innovative cross-braced exoskeleton structure, the 39-story building is a distinctive addition to the city’s growing north side business district.
In June 2019, SOM joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Related California, and city officials to celebrate the topping out of 49 South Van Ness. The new civic building will be home to multiple city agencies, including Planning and Public Works.
On June 19th, SOM, Architectus, and Dexus Property Group, along with Australian civic and business leaders, marked the the completion and opening of 100 Mount Street, a 39-story mixed-use tower in North Sydney’s Central Business District.
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.