The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recognized KPF’s leadership in the design of supertall buildings with the inclusion of 16 KPF projects – the most from any single firm – in its recently published book 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
“The New York City Housing Authority—which with 178,000 apartments and more than 400,000 low-income residents is the city’s largest landlord—has committed to introduce solar panels on its roofs beginning in 2017.
By 2025, the agency plans to bring in vendors to provide 25 megawatts on its open rooftops and possibly on canopies above parking lots. Some 2.5 million square feet of photovoltaic panels would be deployed, roughly eight times the size of Washington Square Park.”
- Josh Barbanel for The Wall Street Journal
Lisa Delgado reports in the Spring Issue of Oculus on KPF's Advanced Science Research Center at City College of New York.
This year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) named Denise Scott Brown, Hon. FAIA and Robert Venturi, FAIA as co-recipients of the 2016 Gold Medal.
The recently topped-out tower will be the fourth tallest in the world.
Construction will begin on the 46-story companion tower as early as 2017.
Boston Business Journal covered the adventurous design of the three interconnected towers in the latest phase of the 23-acre master plan.
KPF re-envisioned the public plaza, lobby and full block experience of the sucessful renovated original 1960s office tower.