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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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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.

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Dallas City Council Approves Knox Promenade

The city government has approved the KPF-planned, 3-tower development to be built in the burgeoning and historic Knox District, reports The Dallas Morning News.

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333 Wacker Drive is Chicago’s Most Expensive Office Sale Since 2022

The AIA award-winning KPF-designed office tower has been sold for $125 million, countering the national trend in commercial real estate.

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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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Architizer Ranks KPF One of the Top 5 Design Firms in the US

Architizer’s annual inventory of the 100 best architecture and design firms in the United States places KPF at number 5.

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Ikea Announces New Manhattan Location in KPF’s 570 Fifth Avenue

An outpost of the Swedish home store will occupy the ground level of the KPF-designed office building, part of a “retail wave” along Manhattan’s most attractive shopping street.

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KPF’s Innovative Design Technology Lauded by Rhino3Dzine

The educational magazine featured KPF for its unwavering commitment to design innovation, recognizing the firm for its architectural excellence and its ever-evolving approach to new technology.

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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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Knox Promenade Receives City Approval, Reports The Dallas Morning News

Last month, the KPF-planned, mixed-use development received the go ahead from the Dallas City Plan Commission.

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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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USGlass Magazine Commends 660 Fifth Avenue for Energy Efficiency and Innovative Design

KPF Principal Lauren Schmidt offered insights into the adaptive reuse approach to 660 Fifth Avenue, detailing how the use of jumbo glass panels transformed the building.

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Architectural Digest Recognizes KPF Towers as New York’s Most Iconic Supertalls

Among an illustrious group of New York City towers, 30 Hudson Yards and One Vanderbilt are heralded for their striking silhouettes.

Events
Rutger Huiberts Discusses the Importance of Data-Driven Architecture and Designing for a Human Context

The Design Director was featured on the Integrated Projects podcast, where he reflected on his architectural journey and the influence of global innovation on his design approach.

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Vibrant Mural Unveiled at NYCHA Red Hook Houses

The 2,500-square-foot mural embodies Red Hook’s rich history and community fortitude, preserved by KPF’s work to repair damage and create flood protection on-site.

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