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A. Eugene (Gene) Kohn, Co-Founder of Global Architecture Firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, Dies at 92
Gene Kohn shaped the firm he co-founded into one of the most impactful architectural practices in the world through a strong belief that relationships are the foundation of success.
KPF Publishes Design in Detail, Exploring Achievements in Architectural Craft
An in-depth look at 14 of the firm’s most iconic buildings around the world, the volume reveals how the overall design concept is realized down to the smallest scale with crafted elements such as custom-glazed terra cotta tiles, cast bronze art, and carved blocks of stone.
Kohn Pedersen Fox Opens Office in Shenzhen, China
The firm celebrates the opening of its third office in the country to service ongoing work and new commissions, and engage with existing and new clients.
Grand Central Madison, Directly Accessible via One Vanderbilt, Opens
The KPF-designed tower is fully integrated with the new station, which offers Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers service to midtown east, and the region’s larger transportation network.
KPF Founder Gene Kohn Named ULI Life Trustee
KPF contributes $1 Million gift to the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Foundation.
Design Unveiled for One Lady Bird Lake, Waterfront Office Building in Austin
The new 14-story, 480,000-square-foot project is the first commercial office on the lake.
Amenity-Driven Arthaus Officially Opens in Philadelphia
With a focus on wellness and a range of amenities, the building sets a new bar for urban living.
Cutting Edge, Sustainable New Campus for Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Opens in Guangzhou
KPF is excited to announce the opening of the carbon neutral-ready, 267-acre research and learning campus, planned, designed, and built in 3 years from start to finish. HKUST(GZ) provides an inspirational environment for students, faculty, and staff to live, work, investigate, and study, establishing a world-leading standard in higher education for future generations and campuses across China.
Waterline, Austin’s First Supertall and Texas’ Tallest Tower, Officially Revealed
The 74-story, KPF-designed mixed-use tower integrates nature and public space into a design inspired by the site’s natural surroundings.
Mayor of London Approves KPF-Designed London Bridge Life Sciences Hub
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has approved the KPF-designed Vinegar Yard planning application. The major life-sciences led, mixed-use development – designed in partnership with CIT Developments for St Thomas Bermondsey Limited – is one of the first buildings within the SC1 Life Science and Innovation District at London Bridge.
KPF Completes Heron, A New Wellness-Oriented Residential Building Located in Water Street Tampa, The World’s First WELL-Certified Neighborhood
The first of its type to be completed in this new neighborhood, Heron features an expressive design inspired by the natural structure, purity, and vibrancy of Florida’s coral reefs, providing an uplifting and healthy environment for residents and a dramatic urban moment for passersby.
Founder of Equity Co:LAB, Kavitha Mathew, Joins KPF in New Leadership Position as Global Diversity Officer
With a two-decade career in architecture and advocacy, Mathew will lead and expand KPF’s ongoing diversity and inclusion efforts, guide its corporate social responsibility initiatives, and play a key role in project-specific community engagement.
KPF Reveals Redesigned Lobby at 60 Wall Street, Expanding Portfolio of New York City Repositioning Projects
With a completely transformed public atrium, lobbies, and podium exterior, KPF’s design creates a Class-A tenant environment and breathes new life into the civic neighborhood of Wall Street.
Ziraat Bank Headquarters Tops Out
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) is pleased to announce that the Ziraat Bank Headquarters in Istanbul has topped out.