February 14, 2020

Partner Jason E. Smith Promoted to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

On February 14, 2020, KieranTimberlake Partner Jason E. Smith was named Fellow of the American Institute of Architects by the College of Fellows jury. This distinction is the AIA's highest honor, awarded to those who have made significant contributions to the profession and society. 
 
In more than two decades leading architectural projects across the country, Jason has evolved a wide-ranging and inclusive design process, resulting in a body of work that is collegial, artful, and spontaneous. As a partner at KieranTimberlake, Jason has led the design and construction of several award-winning projects, including Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University and Pound Ridge House

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December 06, 2019

Young Architect Award Presented to Associate Fátima Olivieri-Martinez

Associate Fátima Olivieri-Martinez was presented with the 2019 Young Architect Award from AIA Philadelphia last night. Each year, the award recognizes a registered architect between the ages of 25 and 39 for remarkable contributions in leadership, practice, and service.  
 
Originally from Puerto Rico, Fátima credits time spent in different regions of the US with sparking her interest in the built environment—and its cultural and climatic context. She pursued this interest at the University of Puerto Rico School of Architecture and the University of Virginia before coming to KieranTimberlake in 2011.  
 

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June 14, 2019

Mütter Museum Announces Expansion Plans

Designed by KieranTimberlake, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s new master plan doubles the size of the existing Mütter Museum and provides space for an additional exhibit gallery and rare book display.

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia's $25 million renovation and expansion campaign was recently highlighted in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  
 
Best known as the home of the infamous Mütter Museum and its troves of medical oddities, the College is the oldest medical society in the United States. The centerpiece of its campaign, the largest in its history, are renovations and restoration work that will improve visitor experience and expand and reorganize the College's available space.  

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May 29, 2019

Bulletin Building Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Bulletin Building and adjacent Drexel Square will breathe new life into an important Philadelphia landmark and will help anchor the Schuylkill Yards Innovation District.

KieranTimberlake's work on Philadelphia's iconic Bulletin Building was recently featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Commissioned by the Brandywine Realty Trust, the project reimagines the former headquarters of the now-defunct Evening Bulletin newspaper at 30th and Market Streets in the city's booming University City neighborhood.

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April 15, 2019

Folger Shakespeare Library Announces New Addition

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s underground addition will welcome visitors with a new garden and universally accessible entrances.

The Folger Shakespeare Library recently announced its partnership with KieranTimberlake to renovate and expand its historic, Paul Cret-designed building. The project is part of a comprehensive master plan that will transform the Library's facilities for a new, broader, and more diverse audience.  
 
The expansion will revive the building and grounds with new and renovated exhibition and education spaces and universally accessible main entries, lobbies, and visitor amenities, as well as improved circulation. Many of the interior updates will be housed in the underground addition located beneath the Library's signature raised terrace along East Capitol street. To either side of this addition, new gardens designed by landscape architect OLIN will welcome visitors and serve as a park-like amenity.  
 
More information about this project is available in The Washington Post.  

April 11, 2019

Coming This Fall: New Facilities for Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Washington University in St. Louis recently announced that the newly constructed Weil Hall and the expanded Kemper Art Museum will open this fall.
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Earlier this month the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis announced that it will unveil two of the four KieranTimberlake-designed capital projects that will transform the campus, reshape the student and visitor experience, and enhance the prominence of its on-campus art museum.  
 
The newly constructed Anabeth and John Weil Hall will house state-of-the-art graduate studios, classrooms, and digital fabrication spaces. At the same time, a major expansion and renovation of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will strengthen the museum's visibility, better showcase its renowned collection, and accommodate larger and more varied special exhibits. 

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January 23, 2019

Watch: In 2019, I Will...

 
2019 is officially upon us, and while we're proud of what we've accomplished in the past year, we're excited to see what the future holds. From making buildings more comfortable to drinking less coffee (...maybe), we have big plans for the New Year. What will you accomplish in 2019?

January 22, 2019

New Projects Honored in 2018

High Horse Ranch is carefully sited to maximize views while minimizing its environmental footprint. ©Tim Griffith

KieranTimberlake is pleased to announce that three new projects have been honored with design awards by the American Institute of Architects, Autodesk, and the World Architecture Festival.  
 
High Horse Ranch, an off-site fabricated private residence in California's Mendocino County, won the Villa category at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam. It was also honored with Merit Awards from the AIA Philadelphia and the AIA California Council, as well as an Honor Award from the AIA Pennsylvania. Jurors were drawn to the way the ranch's main house and two guest cabins were carefully placed and designed to highlight their stunning natural surroundings. “The project is nestled seamlessly into the site and takes maximum advantage of the views,” the AIA Pennsylvania jury noted, adding that “the use of modular construction in such a remote location was captivating.” 

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September 18, 2018

KieranTimberlake Named a Design Company of the Year Finalist

Image courtesy of Fast Company.

KieranTimberlake was recently named a Design Company of the Year Finalist as part of Fast Company's 2018 Innovation by Design Awards. The annual awards recognize creative, problem-solving designers and business across 15 different categories. In addition to Design Company of the Year, KieranTimberlake earned accolades for our work on Ideal Choice Homes (Social Good Finalist), Roast (Space, Places, and Cities Finalist), and the US Embassy in London (Space, Places, and Cities Honorable Mention).

June 27, 2018

Neighborhood Community Center Pavilion Opens

The Northern Liberties Neighbors Association (NLNA) recently celebrated the opening of its new Pavilion designed by KieranTimberlake's Community Involvement group and funded through a grant from the Penn Treaty Special Services District. Located just a few blocks from our studio, the NLNA Pavilion provides a permanent landscaped space for the community to host many types of events.

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