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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.

Mar 15, 2019

Game Day: Changing the Building Code

When thinking of building codes, we think of large volumes of dry and sometimes hard-to-decipher text that often sit on a dusty shelf. What we don’t associate with building codes is diametrical opposition, referees in the form of Building Commissioners, and nerve-wracking time limits. Read More +

Feb 25, 2019

ResilientSEE: A Framework to Achieve Resilience Across Scales

Following Hurricane Maria, Perkins+Will architect and native Puerto Rican Yanel de Angel spearheaded a campaign to attract partners in academia, private industry, and the nonprofit and civic realms to come together and devise implementable recovery and resilience strategies. The alliance became ResilientSEE. Read More +

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 +