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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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One Shenzhen Bay Featured in Architectural Practice Magazine

The KPF-planned and designed mixed-use development earned a spotlight in the magazine’s issue on international design firms in China.

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KPF Ranked Among Architectural Record’s Top 25 Firms

The firm earned the 13th spot in the publication’s 2021 list, improving on its position as 17th in 2020.

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Progressing Ahead of Schedule, Demolition Work Completes at One Madison Avenue

Progress continues on the KPF-renovation project in the Flatiron District, with New York YIMBY releasing new images of the construction.

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17xM and 415 Natoma Featured in ArchDaily’s Round Up of Best Unbuilt Commercial Projects

The two KPF office buildings were included in the list, showcasing projects currently in the planning, design, or construction phases.

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People
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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James von Klemperer Addresses Changes in Post-Pandemic Workplace Design

In an article published by Architectural Record, the KPF President noted that clients are now prioritizing amenities and access to outdoor space to improve the health of employees.

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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 Ranked One of New York City’s Top 5 Largest Architecture Firms

The firm earned the fifth spot on the 2021 list, complied by Crain’s New York, based on the number of registered architects.

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James von Klemperer Speaks to Architectural Record on Racial Justice

The KPF President discussed the firm’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts and racial inequality in the architecture sphere.

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John Bushell Quoted in Architects' Journal on Towers in the City of London

A recent article in the Architects’ Journal investigated the phenomena of new towers in the City of London, considering shifts in working patterns over the past year and increasing concerns about the sustainability of the building typology.

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Projects
Dezeen Sits Down with Brian Chung to Discuss the KPF-Designed Bundang Doosan Tower

The KPF Director spoke with prominent online outlet about the design inspiration behind the recently-completed Bundang Doosan Tower, a new gateway to Seoul.

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Events
Snoweria Zhang Presents at BIM4Turkey Future City Summit

On May 21, the Urban Innovation Architect shared case studies from KPF Urban Interface’s recent work, focusing on artificial intelligence in urban planning and design.

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Autograph Tower Featured in Architectural Record’s “Eight Tall Buildings on the Rise”

The KPF-designed tower, which will be Jakarta’s first supertall, earned a spot in Architectural Record’s projects in progress showcase.

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