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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 +

Jun 11, 2013

Design’s Big New Trend: Making It Count

The design industry is currently moving toward an ever higher standard of holistic impact. Pro bono design, such as our disaster relief project for the public school system in New York City, demonstrates just how win-win a triple bottom line approach can be. Read More +

Apr 11, 2013

The Los Angeles River: a Second Chance for Positive Impact

Two recent river-adjacent projects have helped Perkins+Will Los Angeles experience the environmental, social, and economic challenges of the Los Angeles River first hand. But a major question remains: how can all stakeholders be effectively engaged in improving the River? Read More +

Feb 19, 2013

The Advantages of Urban Agriculture

Achieving successful environmental, social, and economic impact is no simple feat, but fortunately our teams are up for the challenge – whether they are in a design charette or cleaning a chicken coop on a rooftop farm. Read More +