KPF has won an international competition for the Cyprus National Theatre (above), in association with D Kythreotis & Associates. The design proposal includes a 150-seat studio theatre that can extend into the adjacent garden space and a 'dramatic'550-seat lyric theatre as the centerpiece to the building. KPF has also started on site with its St Anne's College scheme in Oxford (opposite). The building, which lies within a conservation area, is next to the Grade II listed building Hartland House , designed by Giles Gilbert Scott in 1937. KPF won the commission through a competition, beating off Rick Mather, Hodder Associates, Jeremy Dixon.Edward Jones, Evans and Shalev and Edward Cullinan Architects.
lLee Polisano, who heads up KPF's London office, has been named the international practice's new president.