Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is one of the leading architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world, with an almost 80-year reputation for design excellence and a portfolio that includes some of the most important architectural accomplishments of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Since its inception, in 1936, SOM has completed over 10.000 projects in 50-plus countries and has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes and innovative ideas.
The firm’s longstanding leadership in design and building technology has been honored with more than 1,700 awards for quality, innovation, and management.
The American Institute of Architects has recognized SOM twice with its highest honor, the Architecture Firm Award in 1962 and again in 1996. SOM is renowned for their iconic buildings and steadfast commitment to design excellence, innovation, and sustainability.
The firm maintains offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Abu Dhabi.