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We actively prioritize environmental, economical, and societal sustainability in all our work and support the design industry’s efforts to do the same. Every project is an opportunity to pioneer regenerative technologies, foster systems of healing, and invest in the fabric of a community. By sharing our research and resources, we are leading a dialog on how to positively transform the planet. We invite you to join the discussion.

May 22, 2019

Yes, Interior Designers Have a Role in Resilience, Too

Though the conversation around resilience often takes place among politicians, government agencies, and architects on a larger scale, interior designers are also in a unique position to create and influence the ways in which we prepare for and respond to these changes as a society. Read More +

Mar 15, 2019

Game Day: Changing the Building Code

When thinking of building codes, we think of large volumes of dry and sometimes hard-to-decipher text that often sit on a dusty shelf. What we don’t associate with building codes is diametrical opposition, referees in the form of Building Commissioners, and nerve-wracking time limits. Read More +

Feb 25, 2019

ResilientSEE: A Framework to Achieve Resilience Across Scales

Following Hurricane Maria, Perkins+Will architect and native Puerto Rican Yanel de Angel spearheaded a campaign to attract partners in academia, private industry, and the nonprofit and civic realms to come together and devise implementable recovery and resilience strategies. The alliance became ResilientSEE. Read More +

Feb 11, 2019

Confronting Rising Waters In Copenhagen

To solve complex problems, we need diverse perspectives. Last summer, Arlen Stawasz was selected as one of eight young professionals to travel to Denmark and work with a multi-disciplinary team from across the globe. Their goal: to co-develop a toolbox and case study for resilience planning and adaptation that tackles storm surge and sea level rise in Amager Strand, Copenhagen. Read More +

Aug 22, 2018

Building Resilience in a Changing World

In an unpredictable world, resilient design and planning is needed for our cities and communities to endure and thrive in both the short and long-term. Having the right expertise and knowledge to generate solutions is critical to ensuring our communities are healthy, vibrant, and regenerative well into the future. Read More +