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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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One Vanderbilt Selected as a Finalist in Urban Land Institute Americas Awards for Excellence

The Manhattan supertall, which features a direct connection to Grand Central Terminal, is now in consideration for the top prize.

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Rebecca Cheng Teaches Urban Design Class at Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University

The KPF Principal was invited to speak at Professor Lin Wang’s Urban Design class, providing insight into the firm’s current and recent work in the city’s Qiantan district, spanning six projects.

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Angela Wu Guides Young Leaders in ULI San Francisco “Learn from the Best” Event

On May 25th, the KPF Director will join the Bay Area’s top real estate experts to provide guidance to young professionals during the annual event.

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Nels Erickson Joins Working Group for Urban Design Forum’s Streets Ahead

The KPF Architectural Designer helped shape the goals and strategies of the UDF program to make streetscapes more vibrant and equitable.

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Popular Vote is Open for Three KPF-Designed Projects Shortlisted for Architizer A+ Awards

Westlake 66, One Vanderbilt, and KPF’s renovation of 712 Fifth Avenue’s lobby were all selected as finalists for the design awards.

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KPF’s Whampoa Street Rejuvenation Wins LIV Hospitality Award

The Hong Kong development was selected in the Residential category of the Architectural Design Awards.

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KPF Built the Set for China’s Presence on the World Stage, says The Wire China

KPF was profiled in the outlet’s recent cover story, “Building New China,” focusing on the firm’s unmatched presence in the country.

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Bill Pedersen Speaks at University of Minnesota Commencement Ceremony

The KPF Founding Design Partner returned to his alma mater to give closing remarks at the University’s College of Design graduation celebration this May.

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Parkside Uptown Spotlighted in Dallas Morning News

The KPF-designed project North of downtown Dallas was highlighted as a promising flagship project of its developer KDC.

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Angela Wu Discusses San Francisco’s Urban Design Solutions with CoreNet

On May 19th, the Director of KPF’s West Coast office contributed to a panel on the city’s 5M neighborhood and how 415 Natoma considers the future of work in its design.

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One Vanderbilt Commands Top Office Rent in New York City, Says The Real Deal

Already 95% leased, the tallest office tower in Midtown Manhattan broke the all-time record for rent per-square-foot at over $300.

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KPF Among Singapore’s Top Architecture Firms

KPF ranked 5th in Archello’s list of the best architecture firms practicing in Singapore, noted for its contributions placing the country at the center of current architecture discourse.

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Downtown West is San Jose’s "Most Consequential Project Ever," Says The Mercury News

As the project begins preparing for sitework this year, the outlet checked in with Google and the city on the progress of the tech company’s “game-changing new transit-oriented neighborhood.”

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Four KPF-Designed Projects Win CTBUH Awards in Multiple Categories

One Vanderbilt, Sequis Tower, 30 Hudson Yards, and 390 Madison were all selected by this year’s jury.

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