At their annual Leadership Awards Gala on March 7th, the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) honored Principal Jill Lerner with its distinguished Keystone Award. Introduced by KPF President Jamie von Klemperer, Lerner accepted the Award alongside six other women professionals who received honors throughout the night.
On March 8th, KPF Senior Associate Principal Andrew Warner participated in a lively panel discussion examining the design and construction of Hudson Yards for the Commercial Observer’s 2018 Special Design and Construction Conference.
On March 8th, KPF, TCC Assets Co., Ltd. and Frasers Property Limited celebrated the groundbreaking at the site of One Bangkok, a new 41 acre mixed-use acre in the city’s Central Business District. A major milestone for the project, it signifies the approval of construction to commence, helmed by KPF Design and Managing Principals Forth Bagley, Trent Tesch, and Bernard Chang.
On February 26th, Jamie von Klemperer gave the Arnold Syrop and Joanne Syrop Lecture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Reflecting on his role as Design Principal and President, von Klemperer presented a brief history of his work at KPF and provided an update on recent and upcoming projects.
390 Madison Avenue won this year’s Architectural Review/MIPIM Future Projects Award for Best “Old and New” project. The Midfield Terminal Complex at Abu Dhabi International Airport has been shortlisted for the 2018 Awards as MIPIM’s Best “Futura Mega” Project, and the winner will be announced in Cannes next week.
The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 152 members and two international architects to its esteemed College of the Fellows. KPF’s Lloyd Sigal has been awarded this honor for his significant contributions to the profession.
Each year, Kohn Pedersen Fox presents three $10,000 awards to students who are in their penultimate year at one of the twenty-six design schools with whom KPF has chosen to partner. The goal of the award is to allow students to broaden their education through a summer of travel before their final year at school.
The Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) chose China Resources Headquarters as its March Tall Building and CITIC / China Zun Tower as its May Tall Building.
Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) proudly supported the opening of MGM COTAI on Tuesday, February 13 2018. The resort is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in Macau.
Organized by the Urban Design Forum and sponsored by KPF, the reception allowed the 2016 and 2017 Paul Katz Fellows to report on their international work and travel. Hosted at the Harvard Club of New York, the event gathered a diverse audience, from KPF professionals, to Urban Design Forum Fellows, to Paul Katz’s friends and family, to honor his work and better the future of our cities.