Welcome to our Boston studio
Here in the home of the American Revolution, we’re proud of our rebel roots. We hold fast to our values—diversity, collaboration, and innovation—and we’re only half-joking when we tell people to run until apprehended, because we see our studio less like an office and more like a test lab. Ingenuity is embedded in the fabric of our practice, blurring traditional boundaries between disciplines. We take advantage of our city’s world-class academic institutions, actively seeking new perspectives for a fresh, dynamic atmosphere.
Our Designer Spotlight Series highlights some of our top talent from around the world, diving into our team’s creative philosophies and design ethos. This month, we talk to principal Gautam Sundaram. The leader of Boston’s Urban Design practice shares his research on resiliency in the face of climate change, as well as the power of merging data and cultural history in his projects.
The pilot Black in Design Mentorship Program will connect students from the Harvard GSD and Boston-area high schools with Perkins&Will professionals in an effort to promote greater representation of Black talent in the design industry.
Funded by a $20,000 ASID Foundation Research Grant, the team will investigate design solutions to a growing humanitarian crisis that disproportionately affects low-income and communities of color
Spanning the majority of a city block—redeveloping 198 McAllister and renovating the heritage 100 McAllister tower—the Academic Village will ultimately provide a new destination for students to learn, work, socialize, and live affordably.
Our Workplace Strategy experts have created a Road Map for Return, covering the near-term transition back to the workplace—from employee readiness, to distance analysis, to new protocols to consider as we look forward.
The Exchange at 100 Federal Street has won the Harleston Parker People’s Choice award. Established in 1921 in memory of Boston architect J. Harleston Parker, the award represents “the most beautiful piece of architecture, building, monument or structure within the City or Metropolitan Parks District limits.”
Gautam Sundaram, Associate Principal