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Posted on January 26, 2015
Having access to the right workspace is important, regardless of location. A comfortable, efficient and attractive workspace can make all the difference for workers. For...
Posted on January 21, 2015
“I’ve mastered my craft. I am ready to take the next step, but I have no idea how to get there.” These words came with a look of frustration and concern from a 30-something...
Posted on January 21, 2015
In recent years, institutions of higher learning have been investing in new facilities and updating campuses across the country. Because schools want to save money, these new...
Posted on January 19, 2015
Not every company can top Forbes magazine’s Most Sustainable Companies list, but we can all resolve to try to do more to protect the environment in 2015. Sustainability...
Posted on January 16, 2015
Much attention has been given to active fire protection systems, such as fire sprinklers, that are designed to suppress fires. While automatic sprinklers are reliable, they...
Posted on January 14, 2015
When the architectural community wants to select the most durable coatings in the industry, what resources are available? The American Architectural Manufacturers Association...
Posted on January 14, 2015
Why do we have to move, anyway? Will I lose my office with a view? How am I going to get anything done with all those people around?   No matter the level of complexity...
Posted on January 09, 2015
We’ve read that some lessons can’t be taught; they have to be learned. In the last fourteen years with Perkins+Will, we’ve worked on over 200 workplace projects and we’ve...
Posted on January 08, 2015
The healthcare industry is in the midst of a shift to a wellness model of care, and the built environment plays an important role in that. This is driving new design elements...
Posted on January 08, 2015
Hear ye, hear ye! [cue trumpets] Earlier this week, Microsoft shut down the classic clipart gallery. [cue gasps] You’d probably think I’d be applauding the move as a designer...