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We live in a dynamic, fast-paced world that demands continuous adaptation. As lifelong learners, we believe that we must be in constant motion—communicating, collaborating, and evolving. We strive to continually provide innovative design strategies on every project, viewing each as an opportunity to enhance communities and improve the human condition. Here you will find our recent thinking on learning.

Feb 11, 2019

Confronting Rising Waters In Copenhagen

To solve complex problems, we need diverse perspectives. Last summer, Arlen Stawasz was selected as one of eight young professionals to travel to Denmark and work with a multi-disciplinary team from across the globe. Their goal: to co-develop a toolbox and case study for resilience planning and adaptation that tackles storm surge and sea level rise in Amager Strand, Copenhagen. Read More +

Feb 01, 2019

Honoring Black History with a Look Toward the Future: An Image Tour of Resora

To commemorate Black History Month, we're sharing a behind-the-scenes look at designs that celebrate and serve predominantly African American communities while honoring their unique histories. Take a look at Resora, a farm laboratory for research, innovation, and education in agriculture and agribusiness, that empowers African American individuals and families. Read More +

Dec 06, 2018

Building On A Legacy: The E. Todd Wheeler Healthcare Fellowship

This week, we unveiled the E. Todd Wheeler Healthcare Fellowship, an opportunity that’ll give recent design school graduates the power to help define the future of healthcare. Throughout his career, Wheeler sought to answer three questions. We shared those questions with designers across the firm, and here's what they had to say... Read More +

Nov 30, 2018

Turning Imagined Designs into Constructed Reality with Robots

Over the course of a year, Perkins+Will's Building Technology Lab designed, programmed, and implemented a robotic arm that communicates digital models into fabricated structures. The robot, equipped with drills, saws, and nail guns built a 14' tall 20' wide pavilion for the Greenbuild Expo in 54 hours. Read More +