KPF President Jamie von Klemperer at the Seoul National University Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering on Friday, April 29th. Jamie presented his lecture “Open Closed” focusing on the accessibility of buildings through both structure and interconnectivity within neighborhoods.
On Friday, April 29th, KPF’s New York and London studios played host to the latest in a series of bi-annual NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars, organised in partnership with New London Architecture and the Urban Design Forum. The series gives New York and London’s property and architecture professionals the opportunity to link up to discuss issues in the built environment that affect both cities.
Kohn Pedersen Fox had multiple representatives at Facades +, a conference on high-performance building enclosures presented by The Architect's Newspaper.
“The New York City Housing Authority—which with 178,000 apartments and more than 400,000 low-income residents is the city’s largest landlord—has committed to introduce solar panels on its roofs beginning in 2017.
By 2025, the agency plans to bring in vendors to provide 25 megawatts on its open rooftops and possibly on canopies above parking lots. Some 2.5 million square feet of photovoltaic panels would be deployed, roughly eight times the size of Washington Square Park.”
- Josh Barbanel for The Wall Street Journal
The Kohn Pedersen Fox website has been selected as an Official Honoree in The 20 Annual Webby Awards in the best practice category.
Each year, Kohn Pedersen Fox presents three $10,000 awards to students who are in their penultimate year at one of the twenty-six design schools with whom KPF has chosen to partner. The goal of the award is to allow students to broaden their education through a summer of travel before their final year at school
After several years of internal development at Kohn Pedersen Fox, KPF Urban Interface utilizes 39 years of experience and recent developments in urban data analytics to create a resource for informed decision making in the design of buildings and cities.
Lisa Delgado reports in the Spring Issue of Oculus on KPF's Advanced Science Research Center at City College of New York.
KPF Chairman Gene Kohn spoke at the Columbia University Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE) benefit dinner honoring CURE’s leadership, Dean Amale Andraos, Founding Director Vishaan Chakrabarti, and Research Director Jesse M. Keenan. The benefit was held on campus in the Low Library Rotunda.
The American Institute of Architects in New York’s (AIANY) annual Design Awards Program recognizes outstanding architectural design by AIA New York Chapter members, New York City based architects in any location, and work in New York City by architects around the globe. The purpose of the awards program is to honor the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to achieve design excellence.