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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.

May 22, 2019

Yes, Interior Designers Have a Role in Resilience, Too

Though the conversation around resilience often takes place among politicians, government agencies, and architects on a larger scale, interior designers are also in a unique position to create and influence the ways in which we prepare for and respond to these changes as a society. 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 +

Nov 20, 2018

Amazon HQ2 and the New Geography of Work

With the news that Amazon would split its headquarters between two cities, Adam Glaser contemplates what this means for other corporate HQs, the mobile workforce, “upward immobility,” and the future of work in general. Read More +