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2014-01-10 12:21:32

GVK Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 symbolizes India's global future, while celebrating the country's heritage MUMBAI, India, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, India's Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, along with visiting dignitaries and representatives from the private developer, GVK, inaugurated Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, the stunning new air hub designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). Located in the heart of India's...

2013-05-29 16:20:43

1.5 million SF redevelopment creates a modern aviation hub NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The joint venture between Arup and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, known as ArupSOM, announced today the completion of its work expanding Terminal 4 for Delta Air Lines at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City. The new $1.2 billion terminal complex consolidates Delta's operations at JFK, allowing the airline to move out of aging facilities in Terminal 3 and...

2013-01-17 12:21:35

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has conferred its 2013 Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) and the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative) for their work to create a vision for an international region that contains the largest source of surface fresh water in the world. Known as "The Great Lakes Century - a 100 Year Vision," the work highlights the many challenges...

2012-02-21 16:10:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new model of compact, environmentally enhanced urban design by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) for the rapid development of satellite cities along Chinese high speed rail corridors has won an international design competition with its Beijing Bohai Innovation City master plan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120221/CG57159) The winning SOM plan leverages the economic and lifestyle assets of the Beijing-Tianjin corridor...

2012-01-17 10:50:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) proudly announces that it has won an international competition to design the Greenland Group Suzhou Center, in Wujiang, China. The 358-meter supertall tower will become the defining visual landmark for both the new Wujiang lakefront development and for the city as a whole. Ross Wimer, SOM Design Director states, "This design is the result of a serious interdisciplinary collaboration in our...

2011-12-07 09:28:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), with its culture of inter-practice innovation, design excellence and commitment to the city where the firm was founded, has earned the 2011 Firm of the Year Award from the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Chicago chapter. The award is the organization's highest honor a firm can receive. It recognizes outstanding achievements by a firm, excellence in the body of work...

2011-10-31 09:51:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-story granite staircase suspended from the 154th floor, four ancient Chinese villages giving a 400,000-student "campus" its character, a "green" high rise lifting out of Hong Kong mid-rise density on a "tree trunk," and an initiative to revitalize the environment and economy of the two-nation Great Lakes region indicate the depth and breadth of the work of the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) honored this evening by...

2011-10-14 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has been selected by Beijing-based MCC Real Estate Co. LTD to design a multi-district redevelopment of Nanjing's Yangtze riverfront that will bring modern urban living, commerce and tourism to a long-forgotten two-kilometer central waterfront area between the river levee and the old city wall of the historic Chinese city. The winning plan will give Nanjing a dynamic new riverfront park and a dramatic new face...

2011-06-30 10:23:00

CHICAGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The city design practice of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is delighted that its master plan for the Magellan Group's Lakeshore East development was honored Monday with the Metropolitan Planning Council's 2011 Burnham Award for Planning Excellence. Philip Enquist, SOM Partner in Charge of Urban Planning worldwide, congratulated Magellan co-CEO'S James R. Loewenberg and Joel Carlins on receiving the Burnham Award at the Metropolitan...