Short Bio:As the Technical Design Partner for SOM, Keith Boswell orchestrates and guides detailed design, construction documentation and implementation for all of SOM’s West Coast practice. Since joining SOM in 1981, he has worked on high-rise offi ce buildings, governmental facilities, residential ad mixed use complexes, and international and domestic airport passenger terminals. Keith is a specialist in designing and executing complex building systems such as exterior enclosures, curtain walls, elevator systems, and special construction. He is actively engaged in the research and application of materials and systems for use in SOM designs. He is the author of the book, Exterior Building Enclosures: Design Process and Composition for Innovative Facades, published in June 2013. Some of Keith’s recent project experience include 350 Mission Street, Moscone Center Expansion, Cathedral Christ the Light, and the San Francisco International Airport- all in the San Francisco Bay Area, The New United States Courthouse in Los Angles, and the Poly International Plaza in Beijing China.