A windowless cold storage building for meat and fish in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood is defrosted after decades of ice build-up in preparation for SRAM’s new world headquarters. Read More +
The way we work shapes our economies, our businesses, and our lives—and it’s shifting every day. We believe in design’s capacity to drive organizational change, jump start innovation, strengthen cultural values, and grow smarter businesses. In the face of rapid global change, we are continually rethinking how the workplace can embrace deeper levels of authenticity, agility, and humanity. Welcome to our (open) office.
An awkward but common occurrence is two people having an ad hoc meeting in a large, 15-20 person conference room. Today’s best planned offices provide staff with the range of meeting spaces that they need. Read More +
Perkins+Will’s Seattle office turns a critical eye on the more mundane energy consumers in the office—and ends up halving weekly energy use in the process. Read More +
Rachel Casanova, a New York-based senior consultant in our Planning+Strategies practice, shares five major takeaways from her week of obligatory working from home post-Superstorm Sandy. Read More +
Can the benefits of co-working scale up for the large corporation? A panel of corporate real estate experts weighs in. Read More +
Younger generations are increasingly technologically savvy, but these multi-tasking lateral thinkers may also suffer from an inability to focus and an uncontrollable need for external stimulus. Read More +
Nature teaches us that the best way to produce resilient populations in uncertainty is to diversify. Read More +