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TECHNOLOGY + INNOVATION

Technological Innovation is fast moving and transforming the way we live and work. The intelligent application of new tools and techniques enables high-performing interdisciplinary teams to bring more value to our design. At Perkins+Will, we foster a culture of ideas that embraces the value from new technology.

Dec 05, 2016

What’s Your Reality? A VR Primer

VR? AR? MR? The world of virtual reality is exploding, and it's changing the way architects and designers are creating and collaborating. Our expert in the field breaks down the basics if you're looking to enter the (virtual) world. Read More +

Nov 01, 2016

Material Performance in the Service of Sustainability: Minafold Pavilion

Too often in the design profession, sustainability is treated like a check-list one must to go through in order to satisfy a certain quota to ‘green-wash’ a project, resulting in dull sustainability ‘solutions’ and even duller buildings and forms. But what if we could re-evaluate the way we apply technology to traditional materials, discover ways to maximize performance to achieve minimal waste and design a new construction methodology along the way? Read More +

May 05, 2014

The Datafication of Design: Thinking Big (and small)

While Big Data may be having its cultural moment in the AEC community and beyond, perhaps the attending hype is premature. We should not lose sight of the potential of disaggregated 'small data' as a key part of the process in the datafication of design. Read More +