Firm Profile
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world, with a 75-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, SOM has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes and innovative ideas, many of which have had a palpable and lasting impact on the design profession and the physical environment. 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.
Founded
1936
Additional Office Locations
Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Dulles, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar
Firm-Wide Staff
1000+
Specialties
Architecture
Interior Design
Urban Design & Planning
Structural Engineering
Building Services
Engineering
Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Sustainable Design