Three SOM projects have won the 2015 Architizer A+ Awards, a program that recognizes outstanding architecture in more than 90 distinct categories. Winners will be recognized at a formal gala on May 14, 2015.
SOM Associate Director Christoph Timm will give a keynote speech at ZAK World of Facades, a conference dedicated to facade design and engineering. Timm’s presentation will include cases studies on the facade designs of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, One World Trade Center, as well as a general overview of SOM’s current work.
The Architectural Engineering Institute has recognized three SOM projects as part of its Professional Project Award program, which acknowledges and showcases outstanding achievements in design and construction within the architectural engineering field. Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, China Merchants Tower & Woods Park, and San Bernardino Justice Center received awards.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is included in the recently released book, “The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings.” The bestseller spotlights outstanding works that “embody the future of architecture.” SOM’s striking airport building, located in Mumbai, is described as a “strong visual gateway.”
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 has been named a finalist in ArchDaily’s 2015 Building of the Year Awards. Selected from more than 3,000 projects by ArchDaily readers, the SOM-designed terminal is one of only five contenders in the Public Architecture category.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in a slideshow by the BBC that showcases the “world’s most spectacular new airports.” Designed by SOM, the structure is highlighted as an example of an airport that celebrates its cultural surroundings.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 has been named an Outstanding Project in the 2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, organized by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in this month’s Mark Magazine. Design Partner Roger Duffy discusses the terminal’s design in the magazine’s “Cross Section” feature, which spotlights recently completed projects around the world.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is featured in CNN’s roundup of new and inventive shared spaces. Designed by SOM, the terminal is highlighted as an example of an airport that celebrates its cultural surroundings.
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 is praised in a recent story in Forbes Asia. The new structure, which opened in January, is described as “possibly the most advanced and certainly the most beautiful airport building in the world.”
SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 was featured in a recent article in the Financial Times on airport architecture. Edwin Heathcote, the newspaper’s architecture critic, examines a series of recently opened terminals that challenge the conventional “mega-mall look.”
Architect Magazine takes a closer look at the ceiling and columns of SOM’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2. Zooming in on the roof, the article focuses on the intricate components that support and make up this massive coffered structure.
MSN features Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 in their roundup of the best new airports around the world. The SOM-designed terminal is described as “one of the more beautiful places to wait to board a plane.”
For the Mumbai airport – one of the most constrained airports in the world – SOM has created a stunning new terminal that stands as a powerful symbol of India's growing international prominence. The video "T2: Where Dreams Take Flight" explores the passion and philosophy that guided the project.