Nov 17, 2017
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THEME: Sustainability

Mass Timber: A Primer and Top 5

Wood is gaining momentum as a modern construction material. Instead of limiting wood to low-rise, light frame application, we can now reimagine wood as an advanced structural system that produces communities with greater speed, efficiency and resilience. But what is mass timber and what unique advantages does it afford? We share our top five things you need to know. Read More +

Jun 29, 2017

Helping Build the Next Generation of Architects

For four hours, students from Chicago public schools came to our Wrigley Building office to share in the experience of networking, mentorship, and design as part of the Windy City-based EMBARC program. But even a short experience can have a lsating impact for students and mentors alike. Read More +

Jun 23, 2017

NeoCon 2017: Our Take on the Trends

From cutting-edge materials to convergence with new markets, NeoCon provided ample opportunity to glimpse how workplace design—and work itself—is changing. Here’s our take on the trends in 2017. Read More +

May 25, 2017

Empowering Community Through Design at Meadowvale

This past spring, we went back to our Meadowvale Community Centre + Library project to find a busy facility used by many different groups for learning, recreation, socializing, and overall wellness. We had to ask, "What brings you here?" This is what they said. Read More +

May 22, 2017

Sun in the Sand: A Talent Exchange Odyssey

As a firm with over 20 offices spread across the globe, Perkins+Will can seem like a pretty big place for an emerging designer. We recently began experimenting with a Talent Exchange program, encouraging people from one office to work in another Perkins+Will location. For our first Talent Exchange, landscape architect Ashley Sun recorded her experience of what it was like going from our San Franscisco office to one 13,000km away. Read More +