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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 Honored with Structural Engineers Association of New York Award

The KPF-design office tower in Midtown won in the New Buildings category in this year’s Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards.

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Neighborhoods Now Wins Award of Citation from AIA New York State

The project, for which KPF collaborated with the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, was honored in the AIANYS Design Awards for its reimagined public spaces based on pandemic recovery strategies.

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Four KPF Projects Honored in CRED Awards

The Park Hyatt Suzhou won Gold in the Public Building category, One Shenzhen Bay and Qiantan Center won Silver, and HONY Center won the Merit award in the 7th annual celebration.

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Projects
Installation Progresses on 660 Fifth Avenue Glass Curtain Wall

New images released by YIMBY reveal the dramatic transformation of the KPF-renovated office building in Midtown Manhattan.

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Four KPF Projects Win 2021 Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Awards

55 Hudson Yards, 18 Robinson, Rosewood Bangkok, and Qiantan Center were included in this year’s winners, spanning four countries and a variety of programming.

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John Bushell Provides a Viewpoint for London Design Capital

John Bushell was invited to contribute a viewpoint article to London Design Capital, a digital research paper published by New London Architecture (NLA), setting out how London can retain its status as a global design hub in the face of the dual challenges of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Press Releases
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.

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Events
Computational Designer Andrew Haas Directs AA New York Programme on Reconfiguring the Urban Environment

The program, which ran from August 6-14, featured presentations by fellow KPF employees, Luc Wilson and Brandon Pachuca.

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People
Rebecca Cheng Discusses Life and Career with Roca Gallery

The KPF Principal shared her vision for a future when she and her colleagues are not defined as “female architects” but simply as architects, as part of the dialogue “The career choice of an ‘atypical’ architect.”

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Echelon Seaport Named Boston’s Development of the Year

The KPF-designed mixed-use residential project was a winner in the 2021 Agent’s Choice Awards by Boston Agent magazine, a program that honors the best in real estate within the city.

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James von Klemperer Speaks to Fast Company on Building Height Limits in China

Given the firm’s extensive supertall portfolio in the region, the KPF President was invited to speak with Nate Berg on the urban, economic, and aesthetic reasoning and impacts of the new restrictions.

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People
Andrew Klare Contributes Bench Design to FISU World University Games in Chengdu, China

The KPF Design Director drew inspiration from Chengdu’s surrounding landscape and the Games’ spirit of gathering to inform the “Energy of Chengdu” bench design.

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One Shenzhen Bay Featured in Architectural Practice Magazine

The KPF-planned and designed mixed-use development earned a spotlight in the magazine’s issue on international design firms in China.

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KPF Ranked Among Architectural Record’s Top 25 Firms

The firm earned the 13th spot in the publication’s 2021 list, improving on its position as 17th in 2020.

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