On January 30th, the Senior Associate Principal presented at the event “Tales from New York: Experimental Ceramics for Architecture” at the Building Centre in London.
The firm’s installation is titled “The Autonomous Street: A Day in the Life of Future Shenzhen” and will formally open on December 21st within the city's Futian underground high-speed railway station.
Commissioned by the university, the KPF-designed campus broke ground in Fall 2019 and, upon its completion, will
offer a world class, state of the art research campus within the Greater Bay Area region.
KPF’s London office has embraced a new medium this year, turning its focus from the skyline to the sugarscape to participate in this year’s Gingerbread City. The annual exhibition invites the public to connect with architecture and urban design as well as raising money to support the Museum of Architecture.
KPF Design principal John Bushell recently attended the Global Work In Place Meeting, organised by the Spanish Association of offices (AEO), to participate in a discussion about the future of workplace trends with Ismael Clememte, Vice Chairman and CEO of Merlin Properties, and chaired by Ignacio Fonseca, AEO Board Member.
KPF is pleased to announce its commission for 2000 Bell Street, a residential building integral to the redevelopment of National Landing, the location of Amazon’s new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. In October, JBG SMITH submitted plans to Arlington County for approximately 2.6 million square feet of redevelopment that included new renderings of the KPF project.
On November 21, KPF celebrated the official topping out of DAMAC Tower with client Nine Elms Property Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of DAMAC International, and assembled contactors at an event hosted by Multiplex, the principal contractor.
Divided into three teams, representatives from the firm’s local office raced to the top of Shanghai Tower.
KPF joined Associate Architect, Sherman Carter Barnhart, and the University of Kentucky for the official ribbon-cutting of its new Law School Building, a modernization and expansion that transforms the program’s physical presence and enhances its role as a social force for education.
The KPF Principal will participate in the panel “Design for Future Living” at the Cornell China Center’s inaugural forum in Beijing.