Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings

Perkins+Will is a firm of remarkable people who are driven by discovery – through their relationships, research, and design. In the simplest sense, our ideas are the precursors for all of our design work. Ideas + Buildings, Perkins+Will’s blog, features emerging thought leadership from across the firm, inviting an even greater global dialog around learning, wellness, workplace, sustainability, and everything in between. Visit the blog at: http://blog.perkinswill.com.

Posted on November 18, 2014 by Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Things are changing in healthcare. Within academic medicine alone, there is a global shortage of healthcare professionals, a changing policy landscape within the United States, and new view and techniques in both pedagogy and practice. In a recent symposium hosted by Perkins+Will, experts in health...
Posted on October 09, 2014 by Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Like office workers escaping from the perceived confines of cubicles, today’s scientists have been freed from the trappings of the typical lab bench.   Advances in technology allowing for increased automation have made it so that scientists no longer need to be physically present to watch over...
Posted on September 22, 2014 by Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
Measure once, cut twice. Wait, that’s not quite right—but that’s exactly what happens when post-occupancy evaluations fail to include pre-occupancy measures.  Post-occupancy evaluations without a pre-occupancy baseline are simply giving feedback about what’s happening in the moment. They’re...
Posted on August 25, 2014 by Perkins+Will’s Ideas + Buildings
As designers, we are custodians of the built environment. With the pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings, it is our responsibility to carefully consider the environmental impact of our work, balanced with the functionality and cost considerations of every project. As a firm dedicated...

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