Eugene Kohn

KPF, Chairman | New York City, United States


Mr. A. Eugene Kohn FAIA RIBA JIA is the chairman of KPF, which he founded in 1976 along with William Pedersen and Sheldon Fox, Kohn Pedersen Associates PC, a firm of architects and planners committed to the principle of design excellence. Since then Mr. Kohn has served as Partner-in-Charge of many of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s major domestic and international projects and is responsible for many of the firm’s new commissions. He contributes to each Kohn Pedersen Fox design from corporate headquarters and office buildings to hotels and institutional facilities.

Mr. Kohn is respected worldwide, not only for his 40-year career as an architect, but also for his inspirational leadership qualities. He has lectured extensively on the subject of contemporary architecture, and has been invited to participate in conferences throughout the world. He has delivered keynote speeches to professional associations,…

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CTBUH Fellow (2006)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Brisbane 1989; Hong Kong 1990)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2018; Chicago 2018)

CTBUH Initiatives


19 September 2012

The dream of having more than two passenger elevators travelling in one lift shaft has been around for 50 years or more. This presentation will...


20 November 2008

Eugene Kohn and Bill Pederson of Kohn Pederson Fox, are interviewed by Jeff Herzer prior to the 2008 CTBUH Awards Dinner at the CTBUH Headquarters...


02 October 2011

Leslie E. Robertson, LERA; William Baker, SOM; Eugene Kohn, KPF

Three leading designers in the tall building industry share their take on the changes to the tall building industry and the impact of 9/11 on...