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Saving Us From Everyday Exposure To Toxic Chemicals
A recent Fast Company Co.Exist blog post discusses a proposed law aimed to reduce people's everyday exposure to toxins and cites Perkins+Will as an organization working to increase awareness about harmful chemicals in everyday materials.
Two Stunning Examples of Urban Waterfront Renewal
Fantastic examples of reinvented waterfronts: Cathy Simon , design principal and a leader of Perkins+Will's Preservation and Reuse practice, examines Crissy Field and Brooklyn Bridge Park for our latest FastCo Design Blog article .
For the Future of Health Care Design, Look Beyond the Hospital
Jean and Robin look at what the future holds for our health care system...and imagine new roles for the health care sector.
Perkins+Will Featured in The Integration Imperative
In the book The Integration Imperative recently published by Suzanne Lowe, Perkins+Will's commitment to interdisciplinary work as well as the values behind it are featured in a case study titled "Integrating, for the Clients' Sake." Suzanne says Perkins+Will "stands alone in its holistic view toward erasing functional silos." She notes that she has featured the Perkins+Will integration initiative because it "springs from its deep philosophical focus on the ultimate endgame: optimally serving its clients." Several of our experts contributed to th
VIDEO: Why Hospitals Are Making Us Sick, Robin Guenther at TEDMED
Robin Guenther shares her perspectives on building healthier places in which to heal to the TEDMED 2014 audience. Read a Q&A with Robin on the TEDMED blog.
Active by Design: Seventeen Staircases for Fit City 8
Today is Fit City 8 , a conference that prompts our industry to consider how the “design of the built environment can create opportunities for increasing physical activity and access to healthier...
Embracing Verticality for London and Beyond
A version of this article originally appeared in The Architect’s Journal. As designers, we have to respond appropriately to cultural impact and sensitivities, and to do this we need to look and learn...
Room with a View: Transforming Early Education Spaces with Simple Design Solutions
When conjuring up an image of a preschool classroom, a space with bright, primary colors on every surface come to mind. But should this be the case? Studies have shown that a connection to nature...
The BeltLine Bikeshop: A Community Resource Springs From The Trailway
A few afternoons every week, Tim O’Mara can be seen working in a garage in Adair Park, Atlanta, fixing bikes and chatting with the local kids, Shrek playing on the TV in the background. This garage...