Completed in 1974 by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), the Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, stands as a spectacular achievement in modern engineering and design. Rising above…Continue reading
SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) is an American architectural, urban planning, and engineering firm. It was founded in 1936 and is one of the largest and most influential architecture firms in the world. SOM has designed some of the world’s most recognizable buildings, including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, One World Trade Center in New York, and the John Hancock Center in Chicago. The firm is known for its modernist designs and expertise in large-scale projects such as skyscrapers, museums, and corporate headquarters.
Over fifty years after completion, the John Hancock Center, designed by American architecture firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill, has established itself as one of the world’s most recognized skyscrapers and…Continue reading
The Bunshaft Residence, also known as the Travertine House, is a landmark of modernist architecture. Designed by architect Gordon Bunshaft for himself and his wife, this weekend getaway on the…Continue reading
To design the Circle campus, the University of Illinois chose the firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, led by Architect Walter Netsch, who planned the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado…Continue reading