New Songdo City has been named an Urban Design finalist for Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards.
KPF is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Shumaker has joined the firm as Director of Urban Planning and Design. Previously stationed as Chief Urban Designer for the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP), Mr. Shumaker will add a new dimension of leadership to KPF’s urban planning and design portfolio.
The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter has recognized NYCHA Red Hook Houses among its 2017 AIANY Design Awards Winners. The future project received Merit distinction in the Urban Design category.
KPF principals Charles Ippolito and Shawn Duffy are taking part in this year’s Legal and General Real Assets Cycle to MIPIM Charity Ride. Covering a gruelling 1,500km in six days, they leave London on March 9th and are due to arrive in Cannes to mark the opening of the annual real estate fair on the 14th.
Last week, on February 23rd, the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee hosted a panel discussion titled Displacements_People, the first in a series that will focus on displacement in conversation with architecture and design. Each event, hosted at the Center for Architecture, will also have a theme that informs the larger conversation, vwith future themes including ideas, water, territory, capital, and gender.
Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen and Hysan Place in Hong Kong have been chosen for PMQ’s 10 x 100 exhibition, which began in Hong Kong late February and continues through early March.
On Friday, February 3, 2017, Kohn Pedersen Fox celebrated the first concrete pour at the site of One Vanderbilt, set to be the tallest office tower in New York.
KPF kicked off February by opening the doors to our Midtown studios working on a notable range of buildings at different stages of conception, design, and construction.
KPF has been shortlisted for Building Design magazine’s prestigious annual Architect of the Year Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on the 8th of March later this year.
KPF is seeking qualified candidates for several positions in the New York, NY office.