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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.

Feb 13, 2018

Upcoming: Facades+ Comes to Dallas

As the Dallas-Fort Worth region expands, its architects are looking at how best to reflect their rapidly evolving context. On February 20, our Michael Friebele will co-chair a conference on what role facades can play. Read More +

Feb 09, 2018

We Heard it From You: Well-being Works

Companies today are leaning into employee well-being—and asking how we can design to support it. To participate in the widespread conversation, we created a video merging our interviews with our position on supporting workplace well-being through design. Read More +

Nov 28, 2017

New Places (and Cute Faces) Enjoying Great Design

Debbie Frisch was a local foster mother and philanthropist embarking on the development of a not-for-profit play space for children in the under-served Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. Perkins+Will helped make her idea for Hello Baby real by doing the most good within a small space, within a limited budget. Read More +

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 +