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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.

Feb 09, 2018

We Heard it From You: Well-being Works

Companies today are leaning into employee well-being—and asking how we can design to support it. To participate in the widespread conversation, we created a video merging our interviews with our position on supporting workplace well-being through design. Read More +

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 +