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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 +

Apr 05, 2016

Setting the Stage for Universal Design

New technology is paving the way for a definition of design that includes people of all abilities. A designer with a personal connection reflects on where we came from and where we're going. 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 +

Mar 07, 2016

One Day at SRAM

For its new home within a historic former cold storage warehouse, SRAM enlisted us to create a workplace befitting the world's second largest bicycle components manufacturer. Read More +

Dec 21, 2015

The Last Humanist Profession

Why become an architect? Our Atlanta Design Director reflects on 35 years in the business of design on the occasion of his monograph's release by ORO Editions. Read More +

Nov 30, 2015

15 Minutes with Arlen Stawasz

A thought leader on resilience based in our Boston office, Arlen shares his influences, inspirations, and aspirations for the future of design with the Ideas + Buildings team. Read More +

Oct 29, 2015

15 Minutes with Zena Howard

Between the site visits, office design charrettes, and lectures she participates in, Zena Howard can sometimes seem superhuman. We sat down with her for 15 minutes to catch up on her inspirations and hopes for the future of design. 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 +