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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 +

Nov 14, 2016

Facilitating the Future of South Grant Park

Chicago's Grant Park is an iconic destination within the Windy City. As the city explores development in and around the southern section of the park, we've been engaging with local organizations and stakeholders to help them create a successful, inclusive future for this important green space. Read More +