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Science Magazine features SOM's collaboration in robotic fabrication with Princeton University. With Stefana Parascho, assistant professor of architecture and director of CREATE Laboratory Princeton, Sigrid Adriaenssens, associate professor of engineering and director of the Form Finding Lab, Global Robots, and other partners, SOM created an installation for a special exhibition using robots.

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Climate Change Business Journal interviews Director Yasemin Kologlu on green building trends, as well as SOM's work towards advancing strategies that will decarbonize our cities and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Kologlu leads SOM's firmwide Climate Action Group, which brings together representatives from every discipline to guide a holistic approach to environmental leadership.

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Dezeen features School/House, a rapidly deployable modular classroom concept designed by SOM architects and engineers. Inspired by its traditional single-room namesake, School/House addresses urgent needs for social distancing, health, and safety during a pandemic while offering an alternative to existing options for temporary classrooms during school renovations and other times of need.

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Southeast Asia Building magazine features New Futura in its September/October 2020 issue. The residential complex, located in Singapore's center-city district, comprises two 36-story towers with a bold, curvilinear design that is punctuated by a series of green spaces.

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South China Morning Post reports on how the pandemic has reoriented priorities for residential design, particularly in the luxury market. SOM Associate Director Frank Mahan discusses SOM's adaptive reuse of the Waldorf Astoria in New York as an example, sharing insight on how the building's history as a hotel has also informed the type of amenities it offers to residents.

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Architectural Digest interviews SOM Associate Director Frank Mahan on the restoration and adaptive reuse of the Waldorf Astoria. Mahan discusses the complexity and investigative work required to restore the landmark to its original appearance, as well as the significant sustainability benefits of utilizing adaptive reuse.

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