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Stories about architecture, cities, people, and inspiration. Through words, images and video, learn more about the impact of KPF's work in the built environment.

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KPF to present at Unreal Fest Online

KPF Director of Applied Research, Cobus Bothma, and Architectural Designer Ayman Tawfeeq, will be presenting at Unreal Fest Online 2020, on Tuesday July 14.

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KPF Screens Virtual Art Show

At a recent virtual Town Hall, the firm screened “Home Is Where the Art Is,” the second annual global KPF Art Show.

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KPF Foundation Awards 2020 Paul Katz Fellowships

Yotam Ben Hur of Harvard GSD and Andrew Keung of Columbia GSAPP are the winners of this year’s grants, established in honor of the life and work of late KPF Principal Paul Katz.

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KPF Signs Up to the RIBA 2030 Challenge

As London Climate Action week starts, KPF announces furthering its commitment to sustainable design in the built environment, by accepting the RIBA 2030 Challenge. Developed by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the challenge sets a series of targets for practices to adopt to help architects meet net zero - or better - whole life carbon for new and retrofitted buildings by 2030.

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KPF Celebrates Pride Month 2020

The firm honored LGBTQ+ Pride throughout the month of June, continuing a partnership with Build Out Alliance and hosting multiple internal events that address social justice in design.

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Paul Simovic Joins the Line Up for the REBEC 2020 Digital Conference

KPF Director Paul Simovic will be joining the Real Estate Belgrade Exhibition and Conference (REBEC) on Wednesday July 1, to participate in the Architecture panel as part of a discussion on the future of retail.

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Cobus Bothma Joins New London Architecture to Discuss the Digital Decade

KPF Director of Applied Research, Cobus Bothma, will join a New London Architecture webinar on Tuesday June 30 to discuss what lies ahead in the 'Digital Decade'.

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The Power of Art in the Public Realm

KPF is hosting a webinar on the power of public art as part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) on Monday 29 June. The event will bring together Sam Wilkinson, Head of Public Art at UCL Culture; artists Jyll Bradley and David Rickard; and KPF Director Leif Lomo, for a conversation moderated by the London Festival of Architecture’s Rosa Rogina, on the role of art in the city.

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KPF Screens “KPF Alone Together” in Virtual Town Hall

In a recent edition of the firm’s weekly meeting series, staff members from around the world came together to watch short videos showcasing colleagues’ home workspaces and personal projects.

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Carlos Cerezo Davila Presents Sustainable Design Case Studies at Living Future Conference

The KPF Environmental Performance Director showcased best practices for zero carbon building design in Boston.

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KPF Issues Statement on Racial Injustice

In recent days, we have been shaken to the core by news of the deliberate killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis law enforcement officers. This event was so brutal, it has made us wonder how such an act can take place in a civilized society. Though we are far from the scene, we feel compelled to speak out in protest.

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KPF Receives Planning Consent for Lucan Place in Chelsea

The mixed-use design provides new homes, nursery and specialist educational accommodation. Alongside 31 new homes, the building will provide social and community group uses, including a new nursery and a specialist children’s education and care facility.

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Brian Girard will be speaking at NYLON on the 'Future of Retail' in New York and London

KPF Principal, Brian Girard will be speaking at the New London Architecture (NLA) NYLON event on Wednesday 27th of May, a live webinar broadcast simultaneously in New York and London.

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KPF Presents Research at SimAUD 2020

A multidisciplinary group from KPF's Innovation teams, Sarah Mokhtar, Senior Environmental Performance Designer; Aleksandra Sojka, Data Scientist; and Carlos Cerezo Davila, Environmental Design Director, have produced a paper for the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD).

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