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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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1900 N Street Wins Two NAIOP Awards of Excellence

The KPF-designed Washington DC project was given the Best of the Best: Building and Best Washington, DC Urban Office titles in this year’s DC | MD Awards of Excellence.

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Google Unveils Plans for New Campus in San Jose, with KPF Part of the World-Leading Architecture and Planning Team

Details of the new campus, known as Downtown West, were featured in The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Open House New York Hosts Behind-the-Scenes Look at Edge

On October 17, Marianne Kwok, Design Director, joins Hervé Descottes, Principal at L’Observatoire International, to discuss the inspiration behind the observation deck at 30 Hudson Yards.

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Three KPF Projects Receive 2020 American Architecture Awards

390 Madison Avenue, 55 Hudson Yards, and the NYCHA Red Hook Houses were chosen from over 400 submissions as recipients of American Architecture Awards.

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Seven KPF-Designed Hotels Featured in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Spanning across three countries in Asia, the hotels were included amongst the best on the continent by readers in the 33rd annual ranking by CNT.

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Waterline Square Wins Multifamily Project of the Year

Announced on September 29 by Multifamily Executive, the 2.2 million-square-foot Manhattan development was honored with the 2020 High-Rise Project of the Year Award.

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KPF Participates in Neighborhoods Now Two-Part Summit

At the “Strategies for Reopening and Recovery” event on October 7, KPF presented their work in collaboration with Bed-Stuy Restoration.

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Carlos Cerezo Davila and Wenting Li Present at AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference

On Wednesday, September 30, two members of KPF’s Environmental Performance team shared their research titled “Early Façade Design Performance Targets For Local Law 97.”

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Hana Kassem Moderates AIA’s Panel: Design Leadership Without Borders

As part of the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee, the KPF Principal moderated September 24's Women Design Leaders Series.

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Jill Lerner Participates in Municipal Arts Society Panel on Redesigning the Office

The KPF Principal moderated Thursday’s talk on how to return people to the office safely and better design spaces to account for the future of COVID-19.

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Two KPF Projects Honored by Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards

KPFui’s tool Scout won the Data Design category, beating finalists from such entities as the New York Times, Salesforce, the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, Pentagram, and others, while Edge at 30 Hudson Yards received an honorable mention in the Spaces and Places category.

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KPF Promotes Staff to Leadership Roles

KPF is pleased to announce that 46 people across the global practice have been promoted to leadership positions, naming seven new Directors, 16 Senior Associate Principals (SAP) and 26 Associate Principals (AP).

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Jennifer Lopez and Maluma Premiere New Music Video Featuring Edge at 30 Hudson Yards

The two musicians rose above New York City, performing on the highest observation deck in the Western Hemisphere, in their new music video, “Pa Ti.”

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