News & Insights

March 31, 2020
Projects Win ASLA New York Design Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects’ New York Chapter honored a number of AKRF’s projects with Design Awards or Merit Awards, including St. Augustine Terrace (Terrain), Battery Playscape (Starr Whitehouse),…

March 31, 2020
AKRF Participates in Panels and Presentations

Leaders at AKRF continued to participate in industry and professional events last month. Elizabeth Meade was a guest lecturer for the “Digital Archaeological Heritage” class at Bard College, where she…

March 16, 2020
Important Coronavirus Update from AKRF

Especially during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and the general public is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, AKRF has strongly…

March 05, 2020
Kenny Mui Presents East Side Coastal Resiliency Project at The Cooper Union

Kenny Mui of AKRF and Eric Ilijevich of the New York City Department of Design and Construction presented the East Side Coastal Resiliency project for The Cooper Union Alumni Association….

March 05, 2020
AKRF Celebrates Opening of “Streetscapes and Subways” Exhibit

  AKRF is a supporter of “Streetscapes and Subways,” a New York Transit Museum exhibit featuring New York City subway construction photos from the turn of the 20th century. Pictured…

February 05, 2020
Jeffrey Entin and Howard Nichols Present at New Jersey Site Remediation Conference

Jeffrey Entin and Howard Nichols presented at the 2020 New Jersey Site Remediation Conference in New Brunswick. Jeffrey presented “Quantifying Green Remediation Strategies: Available Tools to Assess Remediation Decisions,” and Howard…

February 05, 2020
Jennifer Franco and Bob White Moderate Sessions at NYWEA Annual Meeting

Jennifer Franco and Bob White moderated sessions at the 2020 New York Water Environment Association Annual Meeting in New York City. Jennifer moderated “Sustainable Planning and Design,” and Bob moderated “Communicating the…

January 30, 2020
David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care Opens in Manhattan

In December 2019, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center celebrated the opening of a new $1.5 billion, 750,000-square-foot cancer treatment facility: the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care on East…