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Perspective is both highly personal and universal. It surrounds and connects us, providing valuable context in how we view our communities and ourselves. Geography, religion, traditions, politics, and personal beliefs all influence our perspective, and understanding these elements is integral to delivering a successful design. At Perkins+Will, we engage many perspectives in our design processes; we encourage you to add your voice.

Sep 27, 2016

A New Era for Transit-Oriented Development

Transit-oriented development is a growing trend in city building, where compact, walkable, mixed-use communities are centred around transit systems. Marine Gateway raises the bar by creating a community that is not only centred around transit, but integrates transit into the development, offering the ultimate of convenience and access. Read More +

Sep 26, 2016

In Their Own Words: Phil Freelon and Zena Howard

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a historically significant moment for the United States. Two of the people who helped realize the vision of the museum share their personal stories that have helped shape the designers they've become. Read More +

Aug 31, 2016

15 Minutes With: Billy Askey

An emerging design talent based in our RTP office, Billy sat down with the Ideas + Buildings team to share his inspirations, process, and belief in the importance of education and communication. Read More +

Aug 23, 2016

Livable Homes: Adapting to Our Changing Cities

Denser environments require us to reassess priorities in creating a home for ourselves. Through the Livable Homes initiative, we asked you to share what makes a residence a place to thrive. What we learned can help decide how we design homes to meet the future. Read More +

Aug 09, 2016

15 Minutes With: Meena Krenek

Our New York office Interior Design Director lets us in on how her colleagues keep her inspired and why partnering with clients and building trust is a crucial element to any design process. Read More +