Kenneth Park Architects

award-winning architecture that connects experience with design.

Since 1989, KPA has unfurled its creative prowess in crafting commercial projects that breathe life into communities, elevate urban landscapes, and redefine the tapestry of customer experience.

Our Goal

To find and apply innovative and meaningful design that enhance the end user's daily experience.

Our Process

With our broad connections and experience in the marketplace, we see trends as they are emerging and enjoy aligning our insights with our clients' needs to give them a competitive advantage.

Our Locations

KPA has a national reach with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Antonio.

what we do

With our broad connections and experience in the marketplace, we see trends as they are emerging and enjoy aligning our insights with our clients’ needs to give them a competitive advantage.

We strive to translate our clients’ strategies into appropriate design and architectural solutions.

Strategy and Ideation

Competitor Benchmarking

Customer Journey Mapping

Leed certification and Sustainable strategy and design coordination

Test Fits and Options

Utilization of available data to define appropriate solutions to shape customer behavior

Our team has years of real estate planning strategy from site selection and evaluation to the adaptive re-use and repositioning of an asset.

Site Planning and Master Planning

Space Planning + Store Planning

Adaptive re-use

Entitlements and Feasibility Studies

Programming and visioning

Place making is at the core of all successful mixed-use environments and retail, entertainment and dining play a vital role to bring energy to public spaces. We understand that and are abe to find the right balance of elements.


Shopping Centers

Retail Flagships and Standalone stores

Commercial Office

Creating a sense of place and memorable experiences comes down to the details of texture, color, lighting and style. With years of experience across many brands we know what works.

Our attention to detail also ensures that the design stands the test of time.

Custom Furniture design

Curated furniture specification

Casework, Millwork and Fixture Design

Lighting Design Strategy

Design + Experience Attributes

Materials and finishes

Visual Merchandizing

Digital integration and strategies

More than anything, a successful project comes down to delivering the project seamlessly on time and on budget and our team works tenaciously to stay on track and anticipate potential challenges.

Years of experience, good due diligence, great relationships and outstanding communication have given us the reputation of industry leaders at project delivery.

Another way we stay on track is by understanding the desired outcomes of a project and providing ongoing guidance and prioritization to maintain overall quality and intent.

Site Survey

Code and ADA Compliance Review


Cost Management

Construction Documents

Data Analytics Analysis

Program Management

Tenant Design Criteria Creation

Jurisdiction Due Diligence Research / Code Review

Maintaining project vision based on priorities

Hands on construction administration


KPA is licensed in all US states with the exception of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming and Alaska.
Through NCARB reciprocation, however, KPA is eligible to receive licensure in those states upon request.
KPA is also licensed in 4 Canadian provinces including Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario.
In addition to North America, KPA has provided services for projects in Vietnam, South Korea, with individual team member experience working in China, the Middle East and Europe.

our clients

press & awards

Our projects have won a variety of awards and garnered some impressive press coverage. Here’s a selection:



“The 10 Best Retail Architects in Beverly Hills, California”  General Contractors Magazine, January, 2022.

“3 Things to Know About Allbirds New NYC Store – Its Biggest Yet” Footwear News, March, 2022

“Columbia Sportswear Opens at Front Range Village in Fort Collins, CO” Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce, May, 2022

“Allbirds Announces Opening of Community-Inspired Stores” Fashion United, May, 2022

“Inside Ferragamo’s New Tech-Centric Soho Concept Store” FootwearNews, June, 2022

“Salvatore Ferragamo Opens NYC Store with NFT Booth and Customizable Sneaker Holograms” Glossy, June, 2022

“Columbia Sportswear Grand Opening!” Fox21 News, June, 2022

2 New Shops Open at Galleria Mall; Lafayette 148 New York coming this summer” Community Impact, July 2022

“Lafayette 148 Opens Shop in Naples, FL” Women’s Wear Daily, July, 2022

“Lafayette 148 New York Opens its first Naples Boutique at Waterside Shops” Gulfshore Business, July, 2022

“Austrian Retailer Wolford to Open First DC Store in Georgetown” Commercial Observer, August, 2022

“Wolford Opening in Georgetown” The Georgetown Dish, August, 2022

“Lafayette 148 Sets Up Shop in Houston” Women’s Wear Daily, August, 2022

“Columbia Sportswear Grand Opening in Monterey” Adventure Sports Journal, August, 2022

Two-Story, 5,350-Square-Foot Retail Building Planned at 89 North 6th Street, Williamsburg” New York Yimby, August, 2022

“The Bucherer Boutique in Bal Harbour” Tourneau, September, 2022

Two-Story, 4,800-Square-Foot Retail Building Coming to 91 North 6th Street, Williamsburg” New York Yimby, September, 2022

Revealed: 120 North 6th Street, Williamsburg Office And Retail Conversion” New York Yimby, September, 2022

“Columbia Sportswear Celebrates Grand Opening of Reno Store” 2News, November, 2022

“French Fragrance Brand Diptyque Plans More Standalone Stores Across the US” Modern Retail, November, 2022

The 5 Best New Spas and Wellness Centers in NYC” New York Post, December, 2022.





Dover Street Market’s Sixth Fashion Destination Opens in LA dezeen, November 7, 2018.

The Sixth and Latest Dover Street Market Location has Officially Opened in Los Angeles” 4URSPACE, November 5, 2018.

Why Dover Street Market’s New Los Angeles Store is A Game Changer” Vogue, November 4, 2018.

“Specialty Galleries: Zadig & Voltaire,” design:retail, October 25, 2018.

“Citizen Watch Opens At Dolphin Mall VMSD, October 15, 2018.

“Citizen Watch Opens At Dolphin Mall” 4URSPACE, October 10, 2018.

“Clarins Newest Retail Location Opens in Wrentham, Massachusetts,” design:retail, October 5, 2018.

Three New Luxury Retailers Arrives at Aventura Mall,” design: retail, September 24, 2018.

Tracy Woods Joins Kenneth Park Architects,” design: retail, September 21, 2018.

The Aventura Mall Welcomes Luxury Accessories Brand, MCM,” 4URSPACE, September 20, 2018.

Zadig & Voltaire of Meatpacking Renovated Just In Time For Fall,” Retail Dive, September 7, 2018.

Zadig & Voltaire of Meatpacking Gets a Makeover,” 4URSPACE, September 5, 2018.


Clarins, King of Prussia, PA,” design:retail, July 05, 2017.

Alex Parker-Magyar, Watchung Sears Lot: Proposal Calls for Greener, Modern Shopping Center,” New Jersey Hills, May 22, 2017.

Keiko Moris, Inside Kushner Cos.’ Monmouth Mall Makeover,” The Wall Street Journal, May 13, 2017.

MCM to Open 1st Freestanding Canadian Store this Fall,” Retail Insider, May 09, 2017.

Trending Stores: Eloquii, The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Arlington, Va.,” Chain Store Age, May 05, 2017.

Clarins Group Opens First US Flagship,” design:retail, May 05, 2017.

Clarins Makes US Flagship Debut,” VMSD, March 15, 2017.

Stefano Sanchini, The Firm that Creates Spaces and Experiences that are Inviting, Memorable, and Worth Revisiting,” 4URSPACE, March 14, 2017.

Tiffany Yannetta, Eloquii’s Creative Director of the Future of Plus-Size Shopping,” Racked, March 14, 2017.

Rebecca Barnes,Mandara Spa & Mohegan Sun Introduce Two On-Property Locations,” Spa Business, February 16, 2017.

Joan Verdon,Westfield Garden State Plaza to get a Makeover,” North Jersey, January 25, 2017.

Peter Born,Clarins to Open its First Freestanding Store in the US,” WWD, January 25, 2017.

David Moin,Eloquii Next in Line to Test Bricks-and-Mortar,” WWD, January 23, 2017.


Gold Award, Branded Shop Within a Store, 2016 ARE/POPAI Design Awards for Chanel Fragrance & Beauty at Saks Fifth Avenue in Canal Palace, New Orleans, LA

Michelle Graff, Diamonds International Opens a Store at Disney World,” National Jeweler, December 02, 2016.

Audrey Wachs, New Renderings Lay Giant Plaza Over Penn Station Pandemonium,” Architects Paper, August 15, 2016.

Michelle Cohen, Kenneth Park Architects Reimagine Penn Plaza as a Vibrant Public Space,” 6SqFt, August 10, 2016.

City Realty Staff,Putting the Plaza in Midtown’s Penn Plaza District,” City Realty, August 9, 2016.

Khanh TL Tran, Bailey44 Opens First Flagship Store, Launches Handbags and Denim,” WWD, June 23,2016.

Rebecca Baird-Remba, First Look: 4650 Broadway, 23 Story Apartment Building in Washington Heights,” New York YIMBY, January 22, 2016.

Kathryn Brenzel, Acadia, Washington Square Partners Proceed with First Project Under Mandatory Housing Plan,” The Real Deal, January 20, 2016. 


Merit Award, Interior/Tenant Improvement, 2015 Engineering News-Record California Best of Projects Awards for Westfield Lab’s Bespoke in San Francisco Centre

Peggy Carouthers, Portfolio: Tourneau,” VMSD, December 17, 2015.

Nikolai Fedak, Revealed: 120 North 6th Street, Williamsburg Office and Retail Conversion,” New York YIMBY, September 30, 2015.

Khanh TL Tran, Bailey/44 Building Brand Awareness with First Retail STore, Higher-End Line,” WWD, August 24, 2015.

Tourneau Opens New York Store,” design:retail, April 17, 2015.

Tourneau Opens Bryant Park Store,” Accessories Magazine, March 20, 2015.

Jessica Medina,Tourneau Celebrates 115th Anniversary: Watch Company Opens New Bryant Park Store with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony,” Latin Times, March 17, 2015.


Finalist, Retail/Restaurant/Hospitality Project, Business First’s Commercial Real Estate Awards for Oxmoor Center, Louisville, KY

“Going Big: Schimenti Construction Builds World’s Largest H&M Store,” Commercial Construction & Renovation, December 1, 2014.

Mike Pallerino, Schimenti Construction Builds World’s Largest H&M,” Commercial Construction & Renovation, November 4, 2014.

“Multi-Dimensional Town Center the Woodlands,” March 24, 2014.