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Chairman Eugene Kohn speaks at Yale School of Architecture

Visiting as the Gordon H. Smith lecturer, Mr. Kohn presented “Under One Roof: Mixed Use”

KPF Chairman Eugene Kohn spoke at the Yale School of Architecture’s annual Gordon H. Smith lecture on January 22nd.  Convening in Rudolph Hall, Mr. Kohn’s lecture “Under One Roof: Mixed-Use” focused on the benefits and challenges of mixed-use programming, particularly in tall and supertall towers.  Mr. Kohn presented on exemplary mixed-use projects from around the world, and their spoke on their critical role in place making.   

Mr. Kohn has practiced architecture for over 50 years, joining with William Pedersen and Sheldon Fox to form KPF in 1976.  He is responsible for many of the firm’s new commissions and as founder and principal of KPF has developed a global strategies that helped shape the firm into a leader in all aspects of architectural practice.  As a visiting critic, he has taught at over twenty college and universities