• Skidmore, Owings and Merrill is the IBM of architecture: No other big U.S. firm can match SOMs influence on corporate America. Now the blue-chip-to-beat can boast a monograph as monumental as its own legacy. Divided into five volumes, SOM: The Architecture of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill encompasses the years 1950 to 2008 and reproduces commentary from period luminaries such as Henry-Russell Hitchcock. $45$60/volume; The Monacelli Press

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    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the IBM of architecture: No other big U.S. firm can match SOM’s influence on corporate America. Now the blue-chip-to-beat can boast a monograph as monumental as its own legacy. Divided into five volumes, SOM: The Architecture of Skidmore, Owings &Merrill encompasses the years 1950 to 2008 and reproduces commentary from period luminaries such as Henry-Russell Hitchcock. $45–$60/volume; The Monacelli Press