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BKP Celebrates Past, Present, and Future

On April 25, 2024, BKP Architects celebrated 28 years of practice and the leadership transition of Principal Caitlin A. Daley, AIA, to President. From the rooftop terrace of Attico in Philadelphia, BKP staff, colleagues, and friends raised a glass to both our legacy and a look forward. We graciously thank those who attended the event […]

BKP Architects Names Caitlin Daley, AIA, President

Philadelphia-based BKP Architects (BKP) today announced a leadership transition as Principal Caitlin A. Daley, AIA, becomes President and assumes majority firm ownership. Founding partners Darrell Kratzer, AIA, LEED AP, and Joseph Powell, AIA, LEED AP, will continue in firm leadership alongside Daley. The change transitions BKP to a woman-owned business, for which certification is pending. […]

UBDentist Features Renovations by BKP

UBDentist, the publication of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, features several spaces renovated by BKP Architects in its Winter 2024 issue. The cover story, “Renovated Clinics Put Dental School on the Cutting Edge,” showcases the work BKP has undertaken since 2018, ranging from a comprehensive School of Dental Medicine Master Plan, to […]

UB Dental School Celebrates Renovated Specialty Clinic

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine celebrated completion of its renovated first-floor specialty clinic in Squire Hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony November 27, 2023. The ceremony and project are highlighted in a recent edition of UBNow. Designed by BKP Architects, the $3.4 million, 11,400-sf renovated dental specialty clinic opened in August, following 14 […]

Daley Presents at SCUP Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

BKP Principal Caitlin Daley, AIA, presented at the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference held March 8-10, 2023, in Philadelphia. Daley co-presented, “Creating a Testing Center that Accommodates All Students,” along with University of Pennsylvania Senior Director of Planning, Design, and Construction Casey Boss and University of Pennsylvania Weingarten Center Executive […]

The LaB debuts at Johns Hopkins University

BKP completed another collaborative project with Bon Appetit Management Company at Johns Hopkins University. The LaB, a 3,200-sf late-night campus entertainment venue, opened on 03 February 2017. The playful take on the idea of a science lab includes the formatting of the venue’s name, which is based on the periodic table of the elements. The […]

Venice Island Wins ULI Rouse Award for Excellence

ULI Philadelphia announced eight winners in the 3rd Annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence, including the Venice Island Transformation. ULI named the collaborative project one of 15 finalists in May. The jury cited it as “an excellent collaboration by city staff and focused outside professionals.” The project transformed Venice Island from a flood-prone, […]

Caitlin Daley Named Associate

BKP announces that Caitlin A. Daley, AIA, has been named an Associate. A registered architect and project manager, Caitlin has been part of the BKP team since 2010. A capable team leader and creative designer, Caitlin engages with clients, consultants, and contractors to create meaningful places. In particular, she has been a trusted and valued […]

Venice Island in AIA Context

The spring 2016 edition of AIA Context magazine features a design profile of the Venice Island Transformation, highlighting the project’s focus on community engagement. The journal of AIA Philadelphia editorial staff asked the question Can good design help solve problems of equity and community development?and called upon architects to submit projects representing design in the […]