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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.

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 +

Sep 12, 2013

The Rapid Prototype Generation Has Arrived

With tools like 3D printers becoming less expensive and more widely available, one designer learns that schools are beginning to respond by introducing once-advanced concepts to younger generations of thinkers and makers. Read More +

Jul 16, 2013

It Takes a Tech Lab: The Essential Role of Building Technology Research

In the 21st century, huge advances in technology allow us to address long-standing problems with the world's building stock, but it can be challenging to keep up with the latest developments. The Perkins+Will Building Technology Laboratory has been a resource for informing both the firm and the architectural community of how best to apply these technologies to smart, sustainable design. Read More +