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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 +

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 +

Dec 20, 2016

Eight Ways to Be Inspired this Holiday Season

With compassion in their hearts and purpose in their actions, unsung heroes are fearlessly addressing critical social needs in communities near and far. That’s why we started collecting their stories and publishing them on our new platform, purpose.perkinswill.com. Read More +

Nov 18, 2016

Designing for Community, On Our Way

Global interest and excitement around the National Museum of African American History and Culture shows no sign of abating. In our final installment of 'In Their Own Words,' Phil Freelon and Zena Howard open up about the importance of community, and how designers have a social responsibility to improve the lives of community members. Read More +