Echelon Seaport held its ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday, June 13, with several members of the KPF team in attendance. The event gathered governmental, design, and construction professionals to celebrate the future of Boston’s seaport district as a cultural and residential destination.
On May 17th, Principal Jill Lerner was honored by the New York Building Congress at their Leadership Awards Luncheon. Lerner, a Guest of Honor at the event, is also on the organization’s Board of Directors. The Leadership Committee members hail from numerous sectors concerned with the built environment, from developers to architects to the U.S. Senate.
KPF London put on their gardening gloves to design and create a community garden at the homeless hostel, Arlington House.
KPF’s Lotte World Tower opened on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. The 123-story, 555-meters-tall tower is now the tallest building in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world.
The KPF-designed School of Transnational Law for Peking University (PKU) opened on March 20th, 2017, with Managing Principal Jill Lerner and Director Elie Gamburg attending the ceremony in Shenzhen, China.
Last week, on February 23rd, the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee hosted a panel discussion titled Displacements_People, the first in a series that will focus on displacement in conversation with architecture and design.
On Friday, February 3, 2017, Kohn Pedersen Fox celebrated the first concrete pour at the site of One Vanderbilt, set to be the tallest office tower in New York.
KPF kicked off February by opening the doors to our Midtown studios working on a notable range of buildings at different stages of conception, design, and construction.
On February 1, 2017, the Urban Green Council (UGC) organized a discussion titled Making Cities Smarter: Using Data to Shape NYC to delve into the intersection of design and technology as it relates to the issues facing cities, especially climate change.
On Tuesday, October 18th, SL Green and Kohn Pedersen Fox celebrated the groundbreaking of One Vanderbilt, set to be the second tallest tower in New York.