The SOM Foundation is pleased to announce five winners of the 2020 Robert L. Wesley Award. In its inaugural year, the Robert L. Wesley Award supports BIPOC undergraduate students enrolled in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, or structural engineering programs across the U.S.
Awarded annually, the SOM Foundation China Fellowship is a travel grant open to students in architecture and urban design. Each of three winners will receive $5,000 to pursue original travel research. This year's research topic is "Examining Social Justice in Urban Contexts".
The New York Landmark Conservancy has granted Moynihan Train Hall the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award. The Moses Awards are the Conservancy’s highest honors for excellence in the restoration, preservation, or adaptive use of historic buildings, streetscapes, and landscapes.
The Moscone Center Expansion has received ASCE's 2021 Honor Award in Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA). The annual award celebrates exemplary projects for their contributions to civil engineering.
The SOM Foundation has announced the winners of the 2020 SOM Foundation Research Prize. Two teams—one from the University of Texas at Arlington and one from Tulane University—will receive grants to conduct original research on the topic "Examining Social Justice in Urban Contexts.”
The Regional Plan Association, a nonprofit civic organization focused on the New York metropolitan area, has named Moynihan Train Hall as the 2020 Project of the Year. The SOM-designed building transforms rail travel in New York City by adding much-needed capacity to the Penn Station complex and creating a new gateway for the city.
Over the next two weeks, ArchDaily readers get to choose the best architecture of the past year by voting for their favorite projects across 15 different categories. Six SOM projects are nominated for the 2021 Building of the Year Award.
Architizer has recognized SOM in two categories of this year's 2021 A+ Firm Awards. SOM was selected as the winner of the public projects category, and was among the finalists in the sustainability category.
The National Museum of the United States Army was selected as a merit award recipient in the 2021 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards. The project is the first museum devoted to the entire history of the U.S. Army.
Awarded annually to a graduating student in structural engineering, the Fellowship supports independent travel and research that has the potential to make an impact on the built environment. The 2021 research topic is "Examining Social Justice in Urban Contexts." Applications close Monday, March 15, 2021.
The Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) has recognized the Moscone Center Expansion and Improvement project, in San Francisco, as model of excellence in structural engineering design.
The Nebula Lighting Collection—a modern, outdoor lighting system designed in collaboration with Italian lighting manufacturer Neri—has been honored by Interior Design Magazine with a 2020 Best of Year Award in the "Outdoor Lighting" category.
The SOM-designed pedestrian bridge at Calgary's 707 Fifth has received a 2020 Excellence Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Association. The annual program recognizes exemplary projects of structural engineering ingenuity from around the world.
Brightline has won a merit award in the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Award. The program recognizes the planning and design of infrastructural projects that exemplify a commitment to sustainability, community engagement, and civic architecture.
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.