Perkins+Will is a firm of remarkable people who are driven by discovery – through their relationships, research, and design. In the simplest sense, our ideas are the precursors for all of our design work. Ideas + Buildings, Perkins+Will’s blog, features emerging thought leadership from across the firm, inviting an even greater global dialog around learning, wellness, workplace, sustainability, and everything in between. Visit the blog at: http://blog.perkinswill.com.

Resiliency | Perkins and Will Feb 27, 2019

ResilientSEE: A framework to achieve resilience across scales

Conceived in the Boston studio of Perkins+Will, the ResilientSEE team developed a resilient planning framework that can be applied to other neighborhoods, cities, and countries.

Office Buildings | Perkins and Will Nov 28, 2018

Amazon HQ2 and the new geography of work

The big HQ2 takeaway is how geography and mobility are becoming major workplace drivers.

Resiliency | Perkins and Will Sep 4, 2018

It takes more than money to fund resilience

Resilient design, much like all projects in the built environment, requires funding.  

Office Buildings | Perkins and Will Aug 13, 2018

There's more to the open office than headlines suggest

A study found that contrary to popular belief, the open office did not encourage—but rather, inhibited—face-to-face communication.

Virtual Reality | Perkins and Will Apr 13, 2018

Integrating many voices into a single vision

There’s no question that, as opposed to a top-down process, an open process is best for an office like ours.

Architects | Perkins and Will Mar 22, 2018

The benefits and nuances of integrated design

Achieving integrated design usually means operating under a strong relationship. 

Multifamily Housing | Perkins and Will Mar 14, 2018

How to solve the housing crunch on college campuses

A growing number of public and private academic institutions are turning to designers and architects for alternative housing strategies—particularly in high-density areas on the East and West Coasts.

Office Buildings | Perkins and Will Feb 23, 2018

Why the 'cultural fit' doesn't fit

Evidence shows that companies that hire on or emphasize cultural fit struggle to innovate and change.

Urban Planning | Perkins and Will Jan 24, 2018

Vision Zero comes to Austin: An outside perspective

Aside from the roads being wider and the lack of infrastructure for bikes and pedestrians, there seemed to be some deeper unpredictability in the movement of people, vehicles, bikes, and buses.

Office Buildings | Perkins and Will Jan 3, 2018

Activating the workplace

Here's how active work stations impact how you think, perform, and feel.


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