From September 10th to 21st, the Chinese University of Hong Kong presented the second iteration of KPF Making: an exhibit highlighting the firm’s attention to craft. From the supertall tower to the low-rise neighborhood, the show’s content demonstrates the studio’s prowess in the design of high quality and contextually sensitive buildings. It celebrates the architect as collaborator, investigator, problem-solver, and maker.
The 2018 jury has selected The Sequis Centre Tower and The Royal Atlantis out of a record number of entries as winners in this year’s program.
von Klemperer introduced the conference’s theme of urban placemaking – addressing history and process through the analysis of five global neighborhoods of varying scales, locations and solutions.
The New York State Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded this complex project with its prestigious award.
KPF, along with Cottonwood Development and The Collaborative Companies, celebrated the topping out of the mixed-use, mixed-income development anchoring the city’s Seaport Square Innovation District.
KPF Director Devin Ratliff presented an overview of the firm’s work to redevelop the NYCHA Red Hook Houses after Hurricane Sandy as part of “Housing Our Cities’ Growing Populations” – a recent webinar hosted by Architectural Record and the Continuing Education Center.
Peter Gross and Jeffrey Kenoff joined representatives from Hang Lung Properties in Kunming, China to discuss the design of Spring City 66, a new mixed-use development currently under construction in the city.
KPF’s Cobus Bothma, Director of Applied Research, presented the firm’s investigations into applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to human-centric design and the problems of architectural space planning at this year’s SIGGRAPH Conference in Vancouver.
KPF’s Robert Whitlock, Design Principal, and Li Lei, Design Director, attended this summer’s CITIC Tower Forum in Beijing to discuss the evolution of the supertall CITIC Tower project in anticipation of its completion later this year.