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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 […]

Venice Island Wins Groundbreaker Award

The Venice Island Transformation was one of three finalists to win a 2015 Groundbreaker Award from the Delaware Valley Green Building Council. Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Green and The Challenge Program’s Construction Training and Education Center were the evening’s other two winners. BKP congratulates its teammates, the other winning teams, and the other finalists. “By working […]

BKP Remembers Duncan Buell

With great sadness, BKP announces the passing of founding partner and principal emeritus Duncan Wray Buell, AIA Emeritus, on April 24, 2015 at Bryn Mawr Extended Care Center in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Duncan Buell left his mark on Philadelphia’s architecture community as a talented designer, a gifted artist, and a patient mentor. Duncan’s influence will […]