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KPF Publishes Design in Detail, Exploring Achievements in Architectural Craft
An in-depth look at 14 of the firm’s most iconic buildings around the world, the volume reveals how the overall design concept is realized down to the smallest scale with crafted elements such as custom-glazed terra cotta tiles, cast bronze art, and carved blocks of stone.
KPF Celebrates Women’s History Month
Events and discussions organized by KPF+ were held throughout March, in tandem with International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, to honor the contributions of women in the firm and the industry at large.
Yafei (Yoyo) Zhang Presents on KPF’s BIM Practices at Beijing Jiaotong University
On March 30th, the KPF BIM Leader returned to her alma mater for a virtual lecture on how the firm uses Building Information Technology to its full extent in architectural practices.
Luc Wilson and Justyna Szychowska Advise IAAC Masters Students
Members from KPF’s Urban Interface team participated in a final pinup session for students completing their Master in Advanced Computation for Architecture & Design.
Mustafa Chehabbedine Featured in Book on Design Leadership
The KPF Design Principal was profiled in ‘Voices of Design Leadership: Insights from Top Collaborative Design Firms,’ a book by Ken Sanders that looks at the careers of 16 accomplished designers.
Francesco Casella Discusses the Future of Real Estate at Innovation Forum 2023
On March 29th, the KPF Senior Associate Principal spoke on the panel “Real Estate & Innovation” at the annual conference.
Carlos Cerezo Davila and Erin Heidelberger Speak at eLCAd 2023
On March 28th, KPF’s Environment Design Director and Environmental Performance Specialist each participated in events focused on the importance of using LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) for embodied carbon calculations in architecture.
480-Meter Shanghai North Bund Center, Puxi’s Tallest Building, Breaks Ground
On March 24th, KPF celebrated the milestone for the new supertall tower in a ceremony commencing a new phase for the greater North Bund development.
James Miles Joins The London Society to Discuss Conservation and the ‘Soul’ of Covent Garden
The final event in the Society’s series on ‘Planning’s Greatest Hits & Misses – Planning and saving the soul of the city’, asked whether the community activism that protected the area from development in the 1960s had saved the soul of Covent Garden.
The Architectural World Remembers A. Eugene (Gene) Kohn
The KPF co-founder died of cancer on March 9, sparking an outpouring of remembrances around the world.
Sleeper Magazine Showcases Atlantis The Royal’s “Breathtaking” Design
The KPF-designed resort was featured on the cover of the magazine, with Principal Elie Gamburg providing insight into the inspiration and process behind the project.
HKUST Guangzhou Wins in the 2023 MIPIM Awards
The KPF-designed 267-acre campus was announced as the winner in the Best Cultural, Sports, and Education Project category in the annual program.
Marianne Kwok Celebrates International Women’s Day with CannonDesign
The KPF Director was invited to discuss Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. History.