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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 to Present KPF Supertalls in Skyscraper Museum Event

On January 26, the KPF President will discuss the designs of the China Resources Tower and Lotte World Tower, two of KPF’s supertalls in Asia.

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KPF’s World Bank Headquarters featured in Architect’s Newspaper

The D.C. project, completed in 1997, ushered in a new architectural style to the nation’s capital, departing from the dominant classical and brutalist styles, with its expressive and transparent façade.

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KPFLab Hosts 2020 Maker Competition: Snow Globe Edition

Earlier this month, the KPFLab team announced its second annual global competition, tasking staff with designing virtual 3D snow globes.

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KPF Makerspace Leaders Named in 2020 Ultimaker Innovators List

Asli Oney, Digital Fabrication Manager, and Darwin Diaz, Digital Fabrication Technologist, shared their innovative uses of 3D printing techniques and discussed the future of digital fabrication.

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KPF Presents as part of Guangzhou Design Week

KPF showcased an exhibition of projects from around the region, and on December 3, Fausto Nunes, Senior Associate Principal from KPF’s Shanghai office, gave a speech, highlighting the firm’s sustainability goals.

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Members of KPF Public Join NOMA’s Virtual Career Fair

On Saturday, November 21, KPF volunteers participated in the National Organization of Minority Architects Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) professional development program.

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KPF Hosts Extra Mile Challenge for Charity

This fall, KPF hosted a virtual challenge to encourage the firm’s global employees to exercise for a good cause. Based on total miles covered, the firm donated over $20,000 to local charities and Habitat for Humanity.

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Jackie Luk Discusses Sustainable Design and Waste Reduction in Dense Cities

On December 8, the Associate Principal joined an event led by Hong Kong’s Business Environment Council to share strategies for cities to achieve zero waste.

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Jill Lerner Discusses HKUST in Urban Land Institute Webinar

On December 8, the KPF Principal provided insight into the purpose and design of the Guangzhou campus extension of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

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KPF Pride Hosts Webinar on Quality of Experience and Avoiding Bias in Design

In the fourth installment of the IncluCity series, David Dropkin of Buro Happold discussed how diversity and equity relate to design, focusing on a theme of “designing inclusively is designing responsively."

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​James von Klemperer Discusses Nurturing and Developing Talent at World Architecture Festival

The KPF President and Design Principal took part in a virtual panel discussion on Friday, December 4.

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KPF Participates in Interactive Virtual Venice Biennale International Exhibition

Bernard Chang, Florence Chan, Martin Tang, and Yunxiang Peng present their speculative project titled “Porosity 4 Prosperity” at the exhibition’s Hong Kong Collateral Event, held virtually for the first time in its 17 year history.

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Robert Whitlock Presents at YTL LEAD 2020

On November 27, the KPF Principal discussed the design behind the YTL Headquarters tower in a presentation titled “Designing Visions.”

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