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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.

People
Forth Bagley Discusses Sustainability in Architecture with Dezeen

The KPF Principal shared predictions for the future of architecture, as the field shifts to techniques that embrace sustainability and combat climate change.

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Andrew Klare Talks Waterline’s Design and Influence with Bluebeam

The KPF Director spoke with the blog about the inspiration for and the challenges that arose while designing the supertall tower that will be the tallest in Austin upon completion.

People
KPF Founder Gene Kohn Named ULI Life Trustee

KPF contributes $1 Million gift to the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Foundation.

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Sleeper Magazine Goes Inside the Design of Atlantis The Royal

With the project now open for future bookings and slated for a Grand Reveal later this month, Sleeper takes an in-depth look into the KPF-designed resort in Dubai that reimagines the possibilities of modern resort architecture.

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Bloomberg CityLab Explores Waterline and the Future of Texas Supertalls

With insight from KPF President James von Klemperer, the outlet highlights the spate of new development in Austin, including the KPF-designed mixed-use tower.

Projects
Design for 725 West Randolph Street Revealed in Crain’s Chicago Business

The KPF-designed tower, developed by Related Midwest, rises 41 stories in the Fulton Market district, and contributes an 11,500-square-foot public plaza at ground level.

Projects
KPF Unveils Design for The Parkside Seoul, a New, Mixed-Use Neighborhood

In a recent article, The Architect’s Newspaper explores how the development achieves a cohesive fabric at a large scale while prioritizing the pedestrian experience.

People
James von Klemperer Considers the Future of Supertalls in New CNN Series

The KPF President was featured in the first episode of CNN’s “The Next Frontier,” which aired this past weekend, to provide insight into the engineering and design of these structural feats.

Projects
Four KPF Projects Named China’s Top Buildings in the New Era

CITIC Tower, Ping An Finance Centre, CTF Finance Centre, and Suzhou IFS were included in a list of impactful new projects curated by the China Society for Science and Technology News.

Projects
Channelside Receives Approval from Boston Planning and Development Agency

At a meeting last week, the KPF-designed mixed-use project received high praise from members of the BPDA and surrounding community, clearing the way for its approval.

News
The Mercury News Checks in on Platform 16

Showing Boston Properties’ “confidence in downtown” San Jose the outlet report on the mayor’s optimistic visit to the office development’s construction site.

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KPF Projects Highlighted as Examples of “Cities in the Sky”

In a recent article for Alta, Joseph Giovannini cited Hysan Place and 18 Robinson as notable vertical neighborhoods, with insight on the growing design trend from KPF Founder Bill Pedersen and Principal Rob Whitlock.

Projects
Bundang Doosan Tower’s Skybridge “Pushes the Limits of Engineering,” Says Dezeen

The KPF-designed office tower in Seoul was included in a roundup of 12 skybridges around the world.

Projects
Franklin Templeton Signs a 15-Year Lease at One Madison Avenue

Commercial Observer reported the investment firm will occupy almost 350,000 square feet in the KPF-renovated office tower in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

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