Recognized for Excellence in Office Development and Excellence in Mixed-Use Development, the projects transform a previously desolate and under-utilized site into a vibrant new neighborhood with cutting-edge, energy efficient office space.
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.
The tower’s design supports Singapore’s Landscape Replacement Policy, replacing all greenery lost due to development with an equal area of publicly accessible green space within the new building.
The CTF Finance Centre and Ping An Finance Centre are among the top 100 works of architecture in China over the past decade.
The three supertall towers – Suzhou IFS, 30 Hudson Yards, and Spring City 66 – were the 3rd, 7th, and 11th tallest buildings completed in 2019.
The projects were recognized as the Best Office Development and the Best Hotel and Tourism Development, respectively.
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.
The two projects are recipients for both the International Region Design Award and the Sustainable Future Award.
Completed earlier this year, the trophy office building was honored in the Commercial Office category.