The Chicago Athenaeum awarded its 2018 American Prize for Architecture to the KPF President and Design Principal. The award was given at a dinner on June 20 in New York at the Edgar J. Kaufmann Conference Center, a space designed by Alvar Aalto.
At the Ping An Smart Architecture Forum, KPF President and Design Principal James von Klemperer offered an inside look at the firm’s use of advanced data and new technologies when designing increasingly dense urban areas.
KPF Senior Associate Principal architect and urban designer Stefan Al joined CGTN’s broadcast The Heat yesterday to discuss the challenges of China’s rapid urbanization as they relate to sustainability and human scale.
One of the largest proposed projects in downtown San Jose has received final approval from city officials, with construction on the KPF-designed campus expected to start early next year.
Architizer has recognized this recently completed performance venue as a winner of a 2018 A+ Award in the Cultural: Hall / Theater category.
The German Design Council has recognized KPF’s repositioning project as its 2018 winner of the Innovative Architecture – Best of Best ICONIC AWARD in the Concept category.
Participating in a panel at the organization’s Asia Pacific Summit, Luc Wilson presented his team’s efforts to apply data analysis at the city scale.
“Airports of the future will look more like an indoor city with cultural and social spaces”, says Mustafa Chehabeddine, KPF Design Principal “and less like a process-focused assembly of spaces." Chehabeddine spoke at the Future Ready Airports, a conference addressing the current and future challenges of airport development.
KPF’s China Resources HQ and CITIC Tower models feature in the 250th Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
On July 17th, 2018, Related Companies, Oxford Properties Group, and KPF celebrated the official topping out of the Hudson Yards landmark tower, 30 Hudson Yards, which will house the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere. The final beam was placed on its steel crown early that morning.