News & Insights

June 30, 2020
Karen Franz, CEO, Named to “Pride Power 100”

We’re proud to see our CEO, Karen Franz, recognized among the City & State Pride Power 100 for her industry leadership and influence.

June 18, 2020
AKRF Supporting New Jersey Wind Port

Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced plans to develop the New Jersey Wind Port in Lower Alloways Creek Township, a multi-phase project for offshore wind marshalling and manufacturing activities…

June 02, 2020
A Message of Support

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny….

May 27, 2020
AKRF Projects Win 2020 NYCxDESIGN Awards

A number of AKRF projects won NYCxDESIGN awards from Interior Design magazine. Award winners included the Museum of Modern Art Expansion for civic buildings; Memorial Sloan Kettering David H. Koch…

May 27, 2020
New AIA CES Course Approved for 1 LU/HSW

AKRF, a certified provider of continuing education credits to registered architects through the American Institute of Architects, announces the approval of a sixth course, “Soil Vapor Mitigation Concepts and Design,”…

May 20, 2020
Construction Approved for Raritan River Bridge Replacement

The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors recently approved the initial construction contract for replacement of the Raritan River Bridge, a 112-year-old swing bridge over the Raritan River between Perth Amboy and South…

May 18, 2020
AKRF Volunteers for COVID-19 “Design SWAT Team”

The Community Design Collaborative in Philadelphia has marshaled its volunteers to help community organizations tackle design challenges during the COVID-19 public health crisis. AKRF was proud to serve on a “Design SWAT Team” that…

May 14, 2020
AKRF Honored with Big Apple Brownfield Awards

The New York City Brownfield Partnership awarded 2020 Big Apple Brownfield Awards to two AKRF projects. Front and York in Downtown Brooklyn received the Environmental Protection Award and 3500 Park Avenue in the…