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Projects

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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Awards
One Vanderbilt Receives Honors for Engineering and Design

The KPF-designed office tower earned Diamond, the highest level of recognition, in the Building/Technology Systems category of the ACEC’s Engineering Excellence Awards, and Best of the Best High-Rise Building in the Architecture MasterPrize.

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KPF’s Newest Office Building in D.C. Breaks Ground

17xM, developed by Skanska, provides cutting-edge workspace and reinvents the traditional D.C. office building through a unique form and efficient planning.

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Heron Receives AIA Tampa Bay Design Awards Highest Honor

The LEED Gold residential development in Florida won the H. Dean Rowe Award for Design Excellence in the 2021 AIA Tampa Bay Design Awards.

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Events
James von Klemperer Participates in MASterworks Panel on Neighborhoods Now

On November 17th, the KPF President discussed the Bedford-Stuyvesant initiative alongside fellow team members, following the project’s recent MASterworks Award from the Municipal Arts Society.

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One Vanderbilt Wins ULI NY Excellence in Development Award

The KPF-designed tower in Midtown Manhattan was honored in the Office category in this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) Awards for Excellence in Development.

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Events
KPF Leadership Presents at CTBUH’s “The Future City”

From November 8th through the 12th, the CTBUH conference “The Future City: Addressing Carbon, Climate, & Societal Crises” took place in cities across the world, featuring presentations from multiple KPF leaders and tours of KPF projects.

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Hana Kassem Speaks with New York 1 about NYCHA Red Hook Houses Resiliency and Renewal Program on Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

Nine years after the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, the outlet sits down with the KPF Principal to discuss the firm’s goals for the project.

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Press Releases
KPF Completes Heron, A New Wellness-Oriented Residential Building Located in Water Street Tampa, The World’s First WELL-Certified Neighborhood

The first of its type to be completed in this new neighborhood, Heron features an expressive design inspired by the natural structure, purity, and vibrancy of Florida’s coral reefs, providing an uplifting and healthy environment for residents and a dramatic urban moment for passersby.

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KPF Named One of the Top Firms for Airport Facilities in BD+C’s Annual Ranking

Building Design + Construction released their list of the top architecture firms in the nation’s largest sector, with KPF earning the 11th spot.

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Metropolis Details the Design of Wellness-Forward Heron

The KPF-designed residential complex in Tampa was showcased in an article focused on the project’s captivating design and prioritization of resident well-being.

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Edge at 30 Hudson Yards Unveils City Climb, Challenging Adventurers to Scale the Supertall Tower

Opening November 9, the highest external building climb in the world opens outside of the 1,296-foot, KPF-designed tower, allowing thrill-seekers to lean out from the highest platform in New York City.

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SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Opens

The immersive observatory experience is located at the top of KPF-designed One Vanderbilt and offers visitors a range of thrills high above Midtown Manhattan, including the neighborhood’s highest viewing point.

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Skyscraper Museum Celebrates East Midtown and Honors Mary Ann Tighe at One Vanderbilt

On October 20th, the Skyscraper Museum hosted its Making New York History Awards at the KPF-designed tower, with special guest Mary Ann Tighe, CEO of CBRE New York Tri-State Region.

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James von Klemperer Participates in NYLPF Annual Forum

On October 19th, the KPF President discussed the past and future of international cities with the New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.

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