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SUSTAINABILITY

We actively prioritize environmental, economical, and societal sustainability in all our work and support the design industry’s efforts to do the same. Every project is an opportunity to pioneer regenerative technologies, foster systems of healing, and invest in the fabric of a community. By sharing our research and resources, we are leading a dialog on how to positively transform the planet. We invite you to join the discussion.

Aug 22, 2018

Building Resilience in a Changing World

In an unpredictable world, resilient design and planning is needed for our cities and communities to endure and thrive in both the short and long-term. Having the right expertise and knowledge to generate solutions is critical to ensuring our communities are healthy, vibrant, and regenerative well into the future. Read More +

Jul 24, 2018

Reconciling Planetary Health in City Building

The projects we design do not exist in isolation, they are part of a larger ecosystem. By introducing research into our projects early on, every design we create has the opportunity to advance our knowledge of the nature and ecologies in which our projects exist. Read More +

Apr 20, 2018

What We’re Reading: Earth Day Edition

Once a month, we ask our colleagues to share what's on their nightstand, Kindle, or in podcast queue. This month in honor of Earth Day, we put out a call for anything and everything pertaining to creating a more sustainable, equitable planet. Read More +

Mar 21, 2018

Why Wood? A Look at Vancouver’s Skytrain Stations

Vancouver's rapid transit stations are known for their soaring yet cozy aesthetic, due in large part to the use of wood. One of Perkins+Will's thought leaders in Vancouver reflects on our decades of work for the Skytrain system, and what it can teach the industry. Read More +