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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 30, 2016

The Sustainability Culture Shift: Eight Steps for Success

Developing and integrating sustainability practices into an organization can be a challenging task. As companies scramble to satisfy Ontario's newly introduced comprehensive cap and trade legislation, they can benefit by following some proven steps that ensure adoption and implementation across-the-board. Read More +

Apr 10, 2014

Green Guaranteed: 13 Projects Certified in 2013

Our design professionals are constantly pushing to design the most sustainable buildings, spaces, neighborhoods, and systems. In 2013, several dozen projects were certified though the USGBC, Green Globes, and other third-party organizations. We're proud to share this sampling of 13, plus a sneak peek at some of the certifications that have already happened in 2014. Read More +

Dec 18, 2013

2013 Was a Conversation on Sustainability

Thought leaders at Perkins+Will have been thinking about sustainability long before the term was coined. Read about resilience, transparency, the triple bottom line, and more by checking out the top five sustainability-themed posts of the year. Read More +