Technology is enabling architects to understand building performance in real time during the design process, and the implications for lower-cost sustainability strategies may transform the industry. Read More +
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.
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 +
At Perkins+Will, we're exploring the use of mobile technology in developing applications to better understand organizational performance in relation to space. And we’re using ourselves as the test subjects. Read More +
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 +
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 +