On April 18th, Director Jeffrey Shumaker presented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) City Design and Development Forum. Reflecting on Manhattan’s urban design history and KPF’s expertise, Shumaker postulated a dynamic, optimistic, and people-centric future of smart city design.
The three winners of the 2018 Kohn Pedersen Fox Traveling Fellowship were selected by jury on April 26 at the firm's New York office.
KPF and Heatherwick Studio are pleased to announce their selection by Changi Airport Group, the manager and operator of Singapore Changi Airport, as the design leaders of the airport’s new Terminal 5.
Standing more than 1,000 feet in the air and extending out 65 feet from the 100th floor of 30 Hudson Yards, it will be the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere, and the fifth highest in the world. The observation deck is scheduled to open in late 2019.
The KPF Director and eleven other outstanding women were recognized at the Top Women to Watch in Real Estate Awards Gala for their contributions spanning many disciplines including architecture, interior design, marketing, and finance. Cusumano is featured on the cover of the 2018 issue of Top Women in Real Estate, a magazine released at the event.
The buildings – both fully realized and in design development stages – represent Europe and Asia on the architectural world stage.
At their annual Leadership Awards Gala on March 7th, the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) honored Principal Jill Lerner with its distinguished Keystone Award. Introduced by KPF President Jamie von Klemperer, Lerner accepted the Award alongside six other women professionals who received honors throughout the night.
On March 8th, KPF Senior Associate Principal Andrew Werner participated in a lively panel discussion examining the design and construction of Hudson Yards for the Commercial Observer’s 2018 Special Design and Construction Conference.
On February 26th, Jamie von Klemperer gave the Arnold Syrop and Joanne Syrop Lecture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Reflecting on his role as Design Principal and President, von Klemperer presented a brief history of his work at KPF and provided an update on recent and upcoming projects.