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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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James von Klemperer Speaks to Fast Company on Building Height Limits in China

Given the firm’s extensive supertall portfolio in the region, the KPF President was invited to speak with Nate Berg on the urban, economic, and aesthetic reasoning and impacts of the new restrictions.

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Andrew Klare Contributes Bench Design to FISU World University Games in Chengdu, China

The KPF Design Director drew inspiration from Chengdu’s surrounding landscape and the Games’ spirit of gathering to inform the “Energy of Chengdu” bench design.

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One Shenzhen Bay Featured in Architectural Practice Magazine

The KPF-planned and designed mixed-use development earned a spotlight in the magazine’s issue on international design firms in China.

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KPF Ranked Among Architectural Record’s Top 25 Firms

The firm earned the 13th spot in the publication’s 2021 list, improving on its position as 17th in 2020.

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KPF Reviews Bio-Integrated Design at UCL

KPF experts participated in a Second Year project review for the Masters in Bio-Integrated Design (Bio-ID) at the Barlett School of Architecture at University College London.

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KPF Announces Recipients of the 2021 Paul Katz Fellowship

The winners of this year’s award created in honor of late KPF Principal Paul Katz are Genevieve Mateyko of Columbia University, Kofi Akakpo and Cynthia Deng of Harvard University, and Araceli Lopez of Yale University.

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Projects
Progressing Ahead of Schedule, Demolition Work Completes at One Madison Avenue

Progress continues on the KPF-renovation project in the Flatiron District, with New York YIMBY releasing new images of the construction.

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17xM and 415 Natoma Featured in ArchDaily’s Round Up of Best Unbuilt Commercial Projects

The two KPF office buildings were included in the list, showcasing projects currently in the planning, design, or construction phases.

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Lauren Schmidt Shares Career Advice with Design Voice Podcast

In the episode, “Lessons in Leadership with Lauren Schmidt”, the KPF Principal outlines experiences that have helped guide her and gives advice to those emerging in the field.

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James von Klemperer Addresses Changes in Post-Pandemic Workplace Design

In an article published by Architectural Record, the KPF President noted that clients are now prioritizing amenities and access to outdoor space to improve the health of employees.

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Speaking to Fast Company, William Pedersen Discusses the Firm’s Success in Skyscraper Design

With the release of his new book, Gesture and Response, Bill Pedersen, one of the firm’s founding partners, spoke with Fast Company’s Nate Berg about the firm’s history and accomplishments over the past 45 years.

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Events
Jorge Mendoza Speaks at "Rise of the Boston Seaport" Event Focused on KPF-planned Innovation District

On July 15th, the KPF Director spoke in the Bisnow panel titled “Reimagining the Seaport’s Post-Pandemic Live and Play Hubs.”

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18 Robinson Wins Architizer A+ Awards

The KPF-designed Singapore tower won the Popular Choice Vote in the Commercial - Office Building High-Rise category in the 2021 Awards.

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KPF Technology Specialists Present at AEC Tech 2021

Seven KPF experts participated in technical workshops, an all-night hackathon, and a closing symposium as part of the virtual conference, sharing insights about the firm’s global innovation teams and digital design workflows.

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