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BKP Designs Community Center for Upper Darby

Mayor Barbarann Keffer of Upper Darby, Pa., announced a $1 million grant from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program to build a new community center. The project demonstrates the borough administration’s foresight toward sustainable architecture and community engagement. BKP designed an initial concept for the 15,000-square-foot facility to include meeting rooms, a multi-purpose gymnasium, and […]

Educational Interiors Showcase Outstanding Design

BKP’s design for the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Pre-Clinical Simulation Center has been named an Outstanding Design in the annual American School & University Magazine Educational Interiors Showcase. The sole project recognized in the Healthcare Facilities/Teaching Hospitals category, the Pre-Clinical Simulation Center appears in the August 2020 edition of the magazine and […]

GRID Magazine features Venice Island

Completed five years ago, an innovative and collaborative project restored Venice Island between the Manayunk Canal and Schuylkill River in Philadelphia’s Manayunk neighborhood. The $46 million Venice Island project revitalized an abandoned, flood-prone site into a vibrant community space and it continues to attract media attention, including a recent article in GRID Magazine. “Storm King” […]

New Principal Caitlin Daley

BKP Architects proudly announces the promotion of Caitlin A. Daley, AIA, from Associate to Principal. She joins founding partners Darrell Kratzer, AIA, and Joseph Powell, AIA, in practice management and projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. “Since joining BKP, I’ve shared Darrell and Joe’s passion for creating memorable architecture and supporting our clients with excellent […]

New Bridesburg Pool Opens

Crowds were on hand for Bridesburg Pool’s Dedication and Re-Opening Day June 17. Dedicated by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the public pool replaces a much-loved community venue with a modern, accessible version. Bridesburg Pool has been part of the community since 1954. For over 50 years, city lifeguards received their annual training, countless children took […]

Buffalo Business First Finalist

Buffalo Business First recognized the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Pre-Clinical Laboratories project as a finalist in the 2019 Brick by Brick Awards. BKP designed the school’s first update to its pre-clinical simulation lab in 30 years. The first prepared a master plan and been working on phased improvements to the entire School of […]

Daley serves as AIA 2019 Institute Honor Awards Judge

BKP Associate Caitlin Daley, AIA, served as a judge in the AIA 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture. Judges recognized nine projects in the annual awards program, which celebrates the most innovative interior spaces. The five-member jury evaluated entries based on design achievement, including sense of place and purpose, ecology and environmental sustainability, and history. […]

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine featured on Education Snapshots

The School of Dental Medicine Pre-Clinical Simulation Center at the University at Buffalo is featured on Education Snapshots, a leading online publisher and resource for the global education design community. This is the second feature of 2018 for BKP; the LaB at Johns Hopkins University was highlighted in January. The $12 million, 13,500-square-foot renovation was […]

Daley pens article for American School & University magazine

BKP Associate Caitlin A. Daley, AIA, co-authored an article in the March issue of American School & University magazine. “A Varied Diet,” written with longtime BKP consultant Amanda Gibney Weko, details how variety and flexibility in foodservice furnishings contribute to students’ use and enjoyment of spaces. The article features BKP’s foodservice designs for Bulldog Tavern […]