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Jun 28, 2018

We Change What We Design By Changing Who Designs It

In June 2018, Gabrielle Bullock was sworn in as President of the International Interior Design Assocation (IIDA) international board. In doing so, she became the first African-American woman take the helm of the IIDA. We share her speech upon accepting the position. Read More +

Mar 28, 2018

Seven Takeaways from SXSW

We took to Austin’s SXSW Conference seeking knowledge about the forces shaping design. From our pages of notes on the future of tech, wellness, and generational forces, we bring you seven key insights. Read More +

Mar 21, 2016

An Untold History of Women Architects

The industry has been slow to recognize the contributions of women in the field of architecture, a change that is only now beginning to gain steady ground. We asked women leaders within Perkins+Will to share their own experiences of women in the field that inspired and mentored them on their own career paths. Here are a few of their stories. Read More +

Sep 28, 2015

Dear Architecture, We Need to Talk

If you were to write an open letter to the architecture profession, what would you say? Two designers in our North Carolina practice made the plain case to fix the imbalances that cause 'the Missing 32%' of women architects to leave the field. Read More +

Jul 21, 2015

Diversity by Design

Soliciting responses from colleagues across our 23 offices, Perkins+Will looked to create a new graphic identity for our Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement Initiative. What we received was a plurality of aesthetic voices, each worthy of celebrating. Read More +

Mar 30, 2015

Built by (Perkins+Will) Women: Part 1

Inspired by the Center for Architecture's recent Built by Women x NYC exhibition, we're celebrating our female design talent all year with an online showcase of some of the dynamic, amazing women leaders at Perkins+Will and the work they produce. Read More +