Designing places that inspire joy and well-being since 1935.
Designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, part of our Shanghai studio, Shanghai Library East is one of the world’s largest libraries. Today, we celebrate its grand opening.
“This important cultural center for the citizens of Shanghai embraces the idea of ‘collection to connection’—a space to bring people together. It’s the city’s gift to them,” says Chris Hardie, design director of our combined SHL/Perkins&Will Shanghai studio.
Welcome to Summer Jam, the next season of our new podcast, Inhabit. In three episodes, public health expert Dr. Erika Eitland and her new co-host, urban designer Eunice Wong, explore equitable design with Chicano brewery owner David Favela in Barrio Logan, San Diego.
In partnership with our clients, we design beautiful, human-centered spaces for healing with compassion and social responsibility.
Two of our projects were recognized in Metropolis Magazine’s Design for Impact for their positive outcomes in energy reduction, carbon reduction, health, economy, and community.
We’ve joined forces with a team of regenerative design experts at McLennan Design—founded by global sustainability leader and creator of the Living Building Challenge Jason F. McLennan.