KPF has announced two recipients of the 2019 Paul Katz Fellowship for study in Tel Aviv, Israel. The winners, Zhonghui Zhu and Miriam Alexandroff, are M.Arch candidates at Princeton and Harvard, respectively.
KPF Director Elie Gamburg recently discussed modern urban growth within Asian cities at the 2019 Asia Business Conference at Harvard Business School. Gamburg, along with fellow panelists Andres Sevtsuk of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Ellen Lou of Skidmore Owings & Merrill, discussed the new agency afforded to architects and urban planners as Asian cities experience rapid growth.
Located in the heart of the Victoria Dockside art and design district, the new vertical private estate serves as a global icon for the international luxury hotel brand.
KPF Principal James Brogan and Applied Research Director Cobus Bothma presented at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in Silicon Valley on March 19. In ‘Designing Buildings in Real Time, from Anywhere’ James and Cobus talked about the potential for technology to transform the way that architects design buildings around the world and how this technology is already being utilized by KPF.
Earlier this month, a group of twelve KPF volunteers from four international offices and of ten different nationalities traveled to the Đồng Tháp Province in the south of Vietnam to help build a home for a family in need.
After many years as an active member, the KPF Principal steps into a leadership role for the oldest and largest chapter of the organization.
Titled The Art You Share, the exhibition features a diverse assortment of paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, and other mixed media.
The event and ribbon-cutting ceremony signifies the substantial completion of 30 Hudson Yards, the opening of The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards, and the opening of the development’s public spaces.
Michael J. Lewis, architectural critic for The Wall Street Journal, highlights the building’s observation deck, relationship with 10 Hudson Yards, contextual gestures, and lobby materiality in his piece.
KPF has been shortlisted as Refurbishment Architect of the Year 2019. Four recently-completed London projects detailed in the entry (Floral Court, Carriage Hall, Which? Headquarters and Southbank Tower) provide a snapshot of the diversity of KPF’s portfolio, displaying the practice’s refurbishment expertise and commitment to the wider city. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in London on May 1st.