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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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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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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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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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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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KPF Names Four New Principals in Spring 2021 Promotions

KPF is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Cleary, Bruce Fisher, Elie Gamburg, and Lauren Schmidt to Principal, alongside 9 new Directors, 17 Senior Associate Principals, and 23 Associate Principals.

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KPF Celebrates Pride 2021

Led by KPF Pride, the firm’s LGBTQIA+ community group, this year’s events included collaborative challenges, educational and social events, and fundraising through sales of collectable merchandise.

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James von Klemperer to Present at 'Tall Buildings'

At the conference on July 7, the KPF President will discuss parallels between New York and Milan, and the importance of embedding tall buildings into the fabric of the city.

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Countdown to Net Zero London: Building Sustainable Communities

KPF Design Principal, John Bushell joined a panel to discuss Building Sustainable Communities as part of the ‘Countdown to Net Zero London’ conference from the Centre for London.

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Pedro Câmara Participates in Build Out Alliance Roundtable

On June 17th, the KPF Associate Principal spoke on a panel to discuss KPF Pride and what it means to be Proud at Work.

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