On March 9th, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) and MEXTRÓPOLI inaugurated SOM: Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura, located at the historic Antiguo Colegio De San Ildefonso in Mexico City. The exhibition is an in-depth survey of SOM’s structural engineering practice, its integration with SOM’s architectural design, and the firm’s long tradition of collaboration with visual artists.
To celebrate the eighth annual Chicago Design Week, SOM is presenting a special exhibition in the lobby of the Railway Exchange Building. The Kinematic Sculpture, a 27-foot-long origami-like pavilion, demonstrates the application of SOM’s cutting-edge structural engineering research.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) partnered with the MAK Center for Art and Architecture on an exhibition that explores the intersection of art, engineering, and architecture. A SOM-designed, portable, 27-foot-long, kinematic outdoor pavilion made of hinged wood panels is one of the centerpieces of the exhibition.
The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings.