In early December, KPF President Jamie von Klemperer contributed to CoRe of the City’s 2017 Urban Forum (CoRe Foro Urbano). Hosted in Mexico City over two days, the conference gathered public and private experts to discuss and debate best practices of urban planning in the region.
On January 8th, 2018, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects granted One Vanderbilt a Merit Award in Urban Design.
Announced last week at the MEED Awards ceremony in Dubai, KPF received the prestigious award of Architect of the Year.
Ranging from sky-high supertalls to complex office centers, multiple KPF buildings have won 2017 MIPIM Asia Awards.
On Friday, October 20th at a public event hosted by the Qianhai Authority and organized by the Shenzhen Planning Bureau, von Klemperer presented the “The Multi-Layered City in the Age of Innovation.”
Ranging from sky-high supertalls to complex office centers, multiple KPF buildings have been shortlisted for the 2017 MIPIM Asia Awards.
On Friday, October 13th, KPF and Jacobs co-hosted a panel and roundtable discussion with researchers, architects, and planners about the future of science and research in New York City.
On Thursday, September 7th, KPF, Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, and the University of Kentucky celebrated the groundbreaking for the renovation of the College of Law. Scheduled to open in Fall 2019, the original 1965 building will undergo a 26% expansion adding 11 new classrooms, a new 185-seat moot court room, and over 20 group study rooms.
On August 8th, SOHO China and KPF celebrated the topping out of SOHO Gubei in Shanghai. At this event, the attendees, including KPF Director Brian Chung standing alongside SOHO Chairman Pan Shiyi, ceremoniously shoveled concrete on the site, symbolizing their roles as partners in the project's execution.
Two KPF airport designs have received the 2017 International Architecture Award: Nanning Wuxu International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Complex. Located in China and the United Arab Emirates respectively, the terminals reflect innovation in transportation for some of the most rapidly growing cities in the world.