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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 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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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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Jorge Mendoza Speaks at "Rise of the Boston Seaport" Event Focused on KPF-planned Innovation District

On July 15th, the KPF Director spoke in the Bisnow panel titled “Reimagining the Seaport’s Post-Pandemic Live and Play Hubs.”

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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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18 Robinson Wins Architizer A+ Awards

The KPF-designed Singapore tower won the Popular Choice Vote in the Commercial - Office Building High-Rise category in the 2021 Awards.

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KPF Technology Specialists Present at AEC Tech 2021

Seven KPF experts participated in technical workshops, an all-night hackathon, and a closing symposium as part of the virtual conference, sharing insights about the firm’s global innovation teams and digital design workflows.

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KPF Names Four New Principals in Spring 2021 Promotions

KPF is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Cleary, Bruce Fisher, Elie Gamburg, and Lauren Schmidt to Principal, alongside 9 new Directors, 17 Senior Associate Principals, and 23 Associate Principals.

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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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James von Klemperer to Present at 'Tall Buildings'

At the conference on July 7, the KPF President will discuss parallels between New York and Milan, and the importance of embedding tall buildings into the fabric of the city.

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Countdown to Net Zero London: Building Sustainable Communities

KPF Design Principal, John Bushell joined a panel to discuss Building Sustainable Communities as part of the ‘Countdown to Net Zero London’ conference from the Centre for London.

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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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Park Hyatt Suzhou Wins LIV Hospitality Design Award

The KPF-designed hotel won in the Architectural Design of the Year - Living Space category in the 2021 awards.

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