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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.

Nov 06, 2017

Gateway to Discovery: Chimp Haven

In northwest Louisiana, hundreds of chimpanzees are living out their golden years surrounded by nature. To support their organization and spread its message, Chimp Haven needed a quick-and-smart new way to welcome visitors for their regular Discovery Days. That's when Perkins+Will stepped in to help. Read More +

Oct 04, 2017

Designing for Cultural Resilience

Resilience isn't just about preparing our communities for the effects of climate change and natural disasters. To create truly resilient communities, we must be attuned to the cultural nuances that distringuish and strengthen the places we inhabit. Read More +

Jul 21, 2017

Are You a Brady or a Roark?

Pop culture depictions of 'architect types' range from the serious to the deranged, but within that disparity may be a truism about the flexibility required of designers in our day-to-day business. Read More +

May 22, 2017

Sun in the Sand: A Talent Exchange Odyssey

As a firm with over 20 offices spread across the globe, Perkins+Will can seem like a pretty big place for an emerging designer. We recently began experimenting with a Talent Exchange program, encouraging people from one office to work in another Perkins+Will location. For our first Talent Exchange, landscape architect Ashley Sun recorded her experience of what it was like going from our San Franscisco office to one 13,000km away. Read More +