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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.

Trent Tesch Explores Petersen Automotive Museum’s Motion-Inspired Design with Beverly Press

In an article by the local outlet, the KPF Principal provided insight into how the team evoked speed in the transformative design of the world-renowned car museum.

Hana Kassem Co-Authors Paper about Informing Architectural Design Through Anthropological Understanding

In the article “Workplace Redux: An Anthropological Approach to Today’s Workplace Design,” co-authored with Melissa Fisher, Ph.D., the KPF Principal provided insight into the importance of ethnography in office design.

Bank of America Signs on as Lead Tenant of Parkside Uptown

The Dallas Morning News reports that the bank is relocating to the KPF-designed tower, occupying 238,000 square feet overlooking Klyde Warren Park.

Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon Visits One Vanderbilt

Yesterday, KPF President and Design Principal James von Klemperer toured the Mayor at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, where they discussed the importance of transit-oriented developments, public-private partnerships, and architectural harmony with historical structures.

Trent Tesch Discusses Career Influences and Design Triumphs with ULI NY

The KPF Principal sat down with the Urban Land Institute’s New York Chapter for their “5 Minutes With” series.

Three KPF Projects Named Best Hotels in the World

Both the Rosewood Hong Kong and Aman Tokyo were featured in the top five, with Atlantis The Royal rounding out KPF’s features in the list of the 50 best hotels.

Building Design + Construction Features KPF’s 660 Fifth Avenue in New York City

The article explores how KPF re-skinned an existing modernist office building, making it more comfortable and energy efficient.

Engineering News Record Dubs One Madison Avenue a “Modern City Classic”

Drawing insight from Annie Savage, Director and Senior Designer, and Andrew Werner, Senior Associate Principal and Project Manager, the article delves into how KPF adapted an outdated building’s structure to support a modern office tower.

Design in Detail Among Wallpaper*’s Favorite Architecture Books

In the outlet’s list of books that inspire “shelf love,” KPF’s recent publication was featured for its focus on craft across 14 projects around the world.

Forth Bagley Explores the Future of Airports as Inspiration Machines

In an article published in the Future Travel Experience Newsletter, the KPF Principal unpacks what is lost in the current airport design model and how KPF is challenging this approach in recent terminals.

Hana Kassem and Kamilla Csegzi Discuss Cultural and Material Sustainability in Architecture

On September 15th, the KPF Principal introduced the notion of cultural and material sustainability, followed by a presentation by the Associate Principal at the International Kraft Conference.

KPF Among BD+C’s Top 10 Architecture Firms in 2023

In the annual list released by Building Design + Construction, KPF ranked as the nation’s 9th largest architectural firm.

Atlantis The Royal Named Among Dubai’s Most Famous Buildings

The National News included the KPF-designed residences and resort in a list of the city’s stand-out structures.

Architectural Record Explores KPF’s “Office Reboot” for Meta

The August issue of the magazine highlights KPF’s transformation of the Farley Building interiors for the technology company, with insight from Principal Hana Kassem about how the team found opportunities within the original structure.

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