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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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KPF Looks Back on 2021

Wrapping up 2021, KPF celebrates the firm’s accomplishments, highlighting project milestones, award wins, and community events that took place around the globe.

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John Bushell and Stig Evans Present One Crown Place to the City of Oslo

KPF Design Principal John Bushell and artist Stig Evans presented One Crown Place as part of The Colour Day 2021, an event on December 1st, organised by the Agency for Planning and Building Services of the City of Oslo (PBE).

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Lauren Schmidt Presents at Zak World of Façades Conference

On November 18th, the KPF Principal discussed the repositioning project 660 Fifth Avenue and its sustainable façade update at the 84th edition of the global conference.

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KPF Hosts 2nd Annual Extra Mile Challenge for Charity

This fall, KPF hosted a remote challenge for the second year in a row to encourage the firm’s global employees to exercise for a good cause. Based on total miles covered, the firm donated over $25,000 to local charities and Habitat for Humanity.

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Bill Pedersen Discusses Building Inspiration and Responsibility in AD&P Podcast

The KPF founding partner spoke with Trent Bell on his new book, Gesture and Response, and the design process behind some of KPF’s most iconic towers in the Architecture, Design, & Photography podcast.

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Bloomberg Checks in on Songdo, the KPF-Designed Smart City

The video includes interviews with KPF President James von Klemperer alongside academics, urban planners, and Songdo residents, looking back on the success of the South Korean city that was planned from scratch to incorporate smart technology and support a sustainable urban lifestyle.

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55 Hudson Yards Film Featured in Dezeen Awards Longlist

Included in the Architecture Video of the Year category, the KPF-produced short film follows four project team leaders as they recount the design process and their quest for creating a true “New York building.”

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KPF Celebrates Pride 2021

Led by KPF Pride, the firm’s LGBTQIA+ community group, this year’s events included collaborative challenges, educational and social events, and fundraising through sales of collectable merchandise.

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John Bushell Nominates the Air-Quality Monitor for the LFA’s 30 Objects in 30 Days

London Festival of Architecture (LFA) invited a selection of leading figures to nominate one object that they feel best represents 'care' and architecture – and share a video explaining why.

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KPF and Twinmotion Showcase Architectural Visualization Expertise

In the short video released on the Unreal Engine blog, KPF Architectural Designer Ayman Tawfeeq demonstrates the firm’s collaborative design processes utilizing the latest cloud visualization solutions.

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