SOM Journal 8

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SOM Journal 8

Ed. Peter MacKeith, text(s) by Susan Szenasy, Eric Mumford, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Nicholas Adams, Peter MacKeith

Series: SOM journals

English, Chinese

2013. 152 pp., 198 ills.


17.00 x 22.00 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-3450-9

Discussion of a series of selected construction projects by SOM

SOM journal 8 is the most recent issue in a continuing series presenting the work of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the context of a critical discussion. The process of review by a jury is a daring enterprise unique to SOM. The jurors for this issue were Oliver Schulze, Einar Jarmund, and Robert Diemer. The jury was held on November 18 and 19, 2011, at the Abbaye Royaumont, Asnières sur Oise, France.

Essays included: Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Collaborating with Industry: The Legacy of Eero Saarinen, Kevin Roche, and John Dinkeloo; Susan Szesany, Design in the Collaboration Era; Peter MacKeith, Innovations in Collaboration: Case Studies; Eric Mumford: Teamwork after CIAM: Team 10 at Abbaye Royaumont; Nicholas Adams: The Tools We Use: How Computer Technology Changed SOM.

Featured projects:

Poly-International Tower, Beijing, China; The Planning of Four Villages, Guangzhou, China; 1 New Blackfriars, London, UK; King Abdullah Financial District Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; DMC Seoul Light Tower, Seoul, Korea; US Air Force Academy Center for Character and Leadership Development, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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