On June 14th, the New York Building Congress hosted ASCEND 2019, NYC’s Building Innovation Conference to explore ways to improve construction methods in today’s environment. The KPF Principal and Director contributed their insight on the topic, focusing on innovative building methodologies employed at Hudson Yards.
The traveling exhibition, highlighting the firm’s achievement in craft, found its sixth home in the Xintiandi neighborhood.
The KPF Design Director – alongside Louis Minuto, SVP of Global Environments at Tapestry, and Andy Rosen, Development Manager at the Related Companies – discussed the design of COACH’s headquarters in 10 Hudson Yards.
On June 20th, the KPF Design Principal gave his insight on a panel titled “Construction, Development, and Design” as part of the annual, mid-year analysis of the city’s development, construction, design, financing and investment in real estate.
The KPF Director participated in the most recent Global Dialogues event, which focused on London projects and collaboration between New York and UK-based firms.
The KPF Principal accepted the firm’s award and spoke about the future of technology and the importance of data analysis in the AEC and real estate industries.
Launched earlier this month, KPF Pride supports LGBTQ+ individuals at the firm and across the AEC industry.
The KPF President and Design Principal spoke about the benefits and challenges of the PPP model as related to select KPF work.
KPF partnered with Connected Places Catapult (formerly Future Cities Catapult) to look at how emerging data-focussed technologies could deliver masterplans for the 21st Century city. The result of their collaboration is the design of a hypothetical digital tool, which they recently presented at a London Festival of Architecture event.
Jorge Mendoza, director at KPF, was a panelist at this year’s Expo Real Estate Mexico, speaking about the future and potential of open office spaces.