The head of Perkins+Will’s cultural practice in North Carolina, Howard is bringing change to historically African-American neighborhoods from Miami to Vancouver and Los Angeles.
Energy efficiency has long been the holy grail of sustainable architecture, firms are shifting the discourse to the more multifaceted and preventive realm of resilience.
A recent Metropolis Think Tank panel, hosted at Perkins+Will's Atlanta office, fleshed out how architects might take better account of a project’s stakeholders, especially those who aren’t paying for it.
The facade of flooring company Interface's new HQ doesn't just symbolize biophilia: It mimics the dappled light created by a forest canopy.
In January, a panel discussion hosted at the San Francisco office of Perkins+Will addressed the Bay Area's region-wide cautionary tale.
Panelists at this Metropolis Think Tank event at Perkins+Will's D.C. office stressed the importance of remembering that there’s no one-size-fits-all fix.
As part of our 2018 Design Cities issue, Metropolis looked at projects, firms, and places that are driving global design culture today.
Haworth’s refurbished headquarters by the Spanish designer is a truer reflection of the multi-brand company as it stands now, in its 70th year.
A Q&A with Perkins+Will on wellness in architecture, and how designers are striving to make buildings healthier.
Perkins+Will: Metropolis Article on Resiliency is "a Polemic and Counter to Collective Experience in Practice"
"Those of us working actively in this area are trying to avoid this type of unnecessary boundary-taking," says the firm's director of global resiliency.
Susan S. Szenasy talks with architects from Perkins+Will and designers of virtual worlds about the convergence of 3D-visualization technology with the design process.
The new Perkins + Will-designed Albion District Library humbly responds to its challenging suburban context, putting accessibility and community-building first.
The city of Los Angeles has been working with the architects Perkins+Will to transform its fleet of bunker-like police stations into light-filled spaces that embrace their communities.
In its new headquarters, the American Society of Interior Designers tackles the next big challenge for workplace design—helping office-goers stay healthy.
How we work has a lot to do with where we work. A recent panel discussion judged that office acoustics play a major role in workplace productivity.
Modular spaces and integrated technology were the dominant themes among this year's top submissions.
Infinite Family’s first LaunchPad mentoring lab opened in August 2012, in Alexandra township, north of Johannesburg. Their plan is to open one hundred LaunchPads over the next five years, serving more than 11,000 children. Courtesy Perkins+Will Perkins+Will, in collaboration with…
It seems nary a week (or two) goes by without news of yet another “strategic partnership” or acquisition involving Perkins + Will (P+W). Last week brought news that Envision Design—the Washington, D.C.-based architecture firm founded by Ken Wilson and Diana…
As a professional in my late 20s I reached a point when architecture school was no longer a recent memory, so I began to seek ways to build closer ties with my alma mater, Tulane University. While I look forward to…
In the winter of 2010, I moved back home to my small hometown on the coast of Washington State, having just spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chuprene, a tiny village in Bulgaria. While there I had…