The Institution of Structural Engineers celebrated the project in the Tall or Slender Structures division.
On October 25th, KPF joined client JBG Smith and local architect FOX Architects to celebrate this milestone, where Principal Doug Hocking and Director Jenny Martin championed the project’s unique design and contributions to the architectural fabric of the city.
MGM Cotai topped the awards list, cementing KPF as the first-place winner for the second year in a row, while 52 Lime Street and CITIC Tower both placed in the top ten.
KPF Design Principal Mustafa Chehabeddine presented the Abu Dhabi International Midfield Terminal at the recent ABS conference. One of the largest structures in the world, the organically-shaped building envelope has been designed to mitigate the challenges of the extreme local climate.
On Tuesday, November 11th, Stefan Al, Senior Associate Principal, and the KPF design teams for One Vanderbilt and 10 & 30 Hudson Yards discussed each project with students in the Master City Developer course, a part-time master’s program for professionals organized by the University.
Today, KPF and the Ping An Insurance Company unveiled the design of the Ping An Teda Finance Centre, located in Tianjin.
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association honored the project with the title of Best Urban Office.
Environmental Design Director Carlos Cerezo Davila presented a video mapping outdoor thermal comfort in Times Square and Bryant Park, while Design Principal Hana Kassem joined a panel discussion about designing the vitality of the public realm.
With London’s Mayoral election on the horizon, the conference looked at the most pressing issues facing London today. KPF President and Design Principal, James von Klemperer, joined a roster of speakers that included Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London; Mayoral candidates; and industry experts such as Marissa Largo, Planning Commissioner for NYC.
Hudson Commons, Hudson Yards, K11 ARTUS, Rosewood Hong Kong, Rosewood Bangkok, and China Resources Tower are celebrated for their achievements in office, retail, hospitality, and structure.