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Last night, the Building Trades Employers Association celebrated the winners of the Transformative Projects Awards, including the KPF-designed office tower.
Yesterday, KPF celebrated the completion of the 266-meter office tower developed by Mori Building Co., Ltd, marking the Japanese urban landscape company’s first development project in Southeast Asia.
One Crown Place named Best Tall Building Europe and One Vanderbilt Wins Best Tall Building 400m+ at the CTBUH Conference
In addition to these category winners, KPF-designed buildings picked up a total of nine CTBUH Awards of Excellence at the conference, demonstrating KPF’s industry-leading design around the globe.
On November 16th, the KPF Director was honored in the architecture, engineering, and construction category at Bisnow’s Women Leading Real Estate conference.
Park Hyatt Suzhou won in the Hotels/Hospitality category, while Suzhou International Finance Square and Heron won in the Highrise category, and Hony Centre received an ‘honorable mention’.
At the annual conference, KPF President James von Klemperer and Principals Jeff Kenoff and Rob Whitlock will present One Vanderbilt, Sequis Tower, and One Crown Place, as finalists in the awards program, in addition to a presentation related to KPF’s work featured in CTBUH’s new book.
During this year’s annual ACLCA conference, the KPF Environmental Performance Specialist discussed integrating LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) into architectural education and bridging the gap between designers and LCA practitioners.
CITIC Tower, Ping An Finance Centre, CTF Finance Centre, and Suzhou IFS were included in a list of impactful new projects curated by the China Society for Science and Technology News.
On November 7th, the KPF Principal presented about creating an architectural identity for a project through façade design at this year’s international conference in Israel.
Recently, the KPF Principal joined a panel at the Prince’s Foundation Garrison Chapel in London, using KPF projects as case studies.
Available to stream now, KPF’s President and Design Principal was featured in the first episode of the new podcast series “Conversazioni sulla Città” (Conversations about the City), where he provided insight into the firm’s focus on project context and community impact.