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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 […]

The LaB Showcased on Education Spotlights

The LaB at Johns Hopkins University provides late-night coffee, snacks and entertainment. Designed by BKP and completed in 2017, the venue was recently featured on Education Snapshots, a leading online publisher and resource for the global education design community. Click to see the feature here: https://educationsnapshots.com/projects/1441/lab-johns-hopkins-university/

Building Enclosure Features PA State Police HQ

The award-winning Pennsylvania State Police Philadelphia Headquarters caught the attention of Building Enclosure magazine. BKP designed the facility with a creative steel and glass curtain wall facade system. The layered exterior gives the building a sense of transparency while still maintaining strict security and solidity requirements. “Obscured Solidity: Blending Security, Transparency into High-Performing Facility” by […]

GBCA Curtainwall Makes News

The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) makes its home in a 1961 former bank building on 18th Street in Philadelphia. GBCA engaged BKP to perform a variety of building upgrades, including redesign of the aging and deteriorated facade. Completed earlier this year, the curtain wall replacement lends transparency and improved street presence to the building. […]

Silver Citation Awarded to LaB at Johns Hopkins

American School & University Magazine recognized The Lab at Johns Hopkins in the 2017 Educational Interiors Showcase. The late-night entertainment venue earned a Silver Citation. The jury commented, “Great use of an existing space that connects the old with the new.” The BKP project is one of 12 that earned the highest citation level of […]