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We believe that design should improve human and ecological health by redefining the relationship between the built environment, its occupants, and the natural environment. In this model, buildings are recalibrated as instruments of health not only for patients, but for employees, students, visitors, and the public. Every project can have a significant role in supporting global wellness. Learn more about how we do this below.

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 14, 2017

Going Transparent, Moving Us Forward

An expert panel from Google, Harvard University's Office of Sustainability, Health Building Network, and Perkins+Will convened in our Boston studio to discuss the urgent matter of material health and explore a new tool that will help designers make informed decisions about what goes into their designs. Read More +

Jul 25, 2017

Why Don’t More Chicagoans Bike To Work?

Chicago is the United States' third most populous city, yet it ranks 13th in terms of people who bike to work. How can we encourage more people to adopt this healthy, environmentally sensitive mode of transportation? Read More +