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What the Atlanta BeltLine Can Teach Us About Urban Revitalization
"It's time to move away from automobile-oriented infrastructure and invest in public projects centered on people," says Ryan Gravel in our latest Fast Company's Co.Design blog article.
Video: Brighouse Elementary Grand Opening
Created for the grand opening of Brighouse Elementary School in Richmond BC, this video outlines the collaboration that took place throughout the design and construction of the new school. The process of developing this new K-12 facility for the community began with the student's engagement and they've stayed involved throughout. Students have made their mark on the design through a student committee, project blog and various open houses and workshops.
A New DNA
In our final blog post in a series for Metropolis Magazine, our own Cristina Zancani, a Solar Decathlon alum, shares how her experience in the competition profoundly influenced her interest in sustainable design and shaped her aspirations as a designer.
For America's Cities, the Future Can Be Found in the Past
Our latest article on Fast Company's Co.Design blog is by Manuel Cadrecha, design director of the Atlanta office. In his essay, Manuel maintains that cities should have an interconnected community and honor their history. Two projects, in New York and Atlanta, show how the old bones of American cities can be repurposed into spaces that strengthen the soul.
Perkins+Will Receives Two Marketing Honors at Zweig White Awards
Zweig White recently announced that Perkins+Will received two first place honors in the annual Zweig Letter 2013 Marketing Communications Excellence Awards . The awards recognize exceptional...
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