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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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Paulina Kolodziejczyk Leads Tour of Waterline with AIA Austin’s WiA Committee

The AIA Austin Emerging Professionals & Women in Architecture Committees present a site tour of the KPF-designed mixed-use supertall tower.

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One Vanderbilt Featured in CONFLUENCE Series on PBS

The episode, which aired on July 12, captures James von Klemperer’s architectural philosophy and collaborative approach to design.

Events
Jonah Hansen Speaks at Bisnow’s Nashville State of the Market Event

With expertise in luxury residential and office building design, the KPF Director will discuss his views and experience in market-driven urban development in the music city on July 31.

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One Vanderbilt Speaks to the Future of Cities, Says Urban Land

The KPF-designed supertall was lauded by Urban Land magazine for its public connectivity, elegant craft, and sustainable performance.

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KPF’s Environmental Performance Team Presents Extreme Heat and Urban Walkability Research

Erin Heidelberger and Honeyksha Waghela, KPF Environmental Performance Specialists, shared their research on modelling the effect of rising temperatures on pedestrian experience at the 2024 Passive and Low-Energy Architecture conference.

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Elias Anka Joins MaCAD Studio at IAAC as Expert Juror

KPF’s Lead Environmental Specialist joined students of the Advanced Computation for Architecture & Design Studio (MaCAD) at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) as a jury member for the end-of-year pinup presentation.

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KPF Managing Principal and Board Member Dominic (Nick) Dunn Retires

During his 36-year tenure at KPF, Nick played a key role in major projects and helped guide the firm through a period of sustained global expansion.

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Pamela Wackett Discusses Her Career with Architect Projects

The KPF Director discussed architectural inspirations, her education at the Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello, and the challenges and rewards delivering some of KPF’s most iconic projects.

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Yee Tak Lau Presents One Bangkok at CTBUH Event

On July 3, the KPF Director participated in a panel discussion hosted by CTBUH Bangkok following a tour of The Prelude at One Bangkok.

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KPF Celebrates Pride 2024

Throughout the month of June, the firm celebrated the LGBTQIA+ community with an array of events, fundraisers, and educational programming organized by KPF Pride.

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Darina Zlateva and Elias Anka Present Hybrid Timber Structures at CTBUH

The KPF Director and Senior Environmental Specialist will participate in “Timber Structures – How Building in Hybrid Can Reach New Heights.”

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John Bushell Presents at Bisnow’s “UK Construction & Development: Retrofitting for the Future”

The presentation will explore KPF’s approach to adaptive reuse and the potential for transformative projects that improve environmental performance and better integrate historic projects in their urban context.

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Newsweek Examines the Timeless Design Inspiration for 520 Fifth Avenue

Reporting on Manhattan’s latest supertall, the piece outlines the KPF-designed building’s quintessentially New York design gestures.

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Hana Kassem Explores the Multi-Faceted Relationship Between Humans and Architecture

In an essay for Italian architecture magazine The Plan, the KPF Principal outlines three humanist principles developed by neuroscientist Anjan Chatterjee – coherence, fascination, and hominess – that inform her design work in the studio.

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