We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. We’d love to hear your feedback here.

  1. ArchDaily
  2. Perkins + Will

Perkins + Will: The Latest Architecture and News

Gensler, Perkins & Will, and HDR Ranked as Top U.S. Architecture Firms in 2022.

Architectural Record has unveiled its list of Top 300 U.S. Architecture Firms of 2022, ranked by revenue for architectural services performed in 2021. Gensler, Perkins&Will, and HDR continued a three-year streak leading the annual ranking of the top 300 American architecture firms, joined by AECOM, which saw one of the largest reported increases in architecture revenue, rising from eighth to fourth place.

Gensler, Perkins & Will, and HDR Ranked as Top U.S. Architecture Firms in 2022. Gensler, Perkins & Will, and HDR Ranked as Top U.S. Architecture Firms in 2022. Gensler, Perkins & Will, and HDR Ranked as Top U.S. Architecture Firms in 2022. Gensler, Perkins & Will, and HDR Ranked as Top U.S. Architecture Firms in 2022. + 5

AIA Announces Recipients of the 2022 Architecture Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 11 projects as winners of its 2022 Architecture Awards. The annual Architecture Award program celebrates the best contemporary architecture, and highlights how spaces can cater to their residents and context and include a sense of place, purpose, history, and environmental sustainability. The selected projects include commercial, residential, and civic typologies, all designed by US-licensed architects.

AIA Announces Recipients of the 2022 Architecture AwardsAIA Announces Recipients of the 2022 Architecture AwardsAIA Announces Recipients of the 2022 Architecture AwardsAIA Announces Recipients of the 2022 Architecture Awards+ 14

Perkins&Will Reveals Design of Duke Kunshan University Campus's Second Phase in China

Perkins&Will has revealed the designs of the second phase of Duke Kunshan University which reflect the natural context and local culture of Kunshan, China. The architecture blends nature and architecture, and highlights the university's ethos and education values through spaces dedicated for living and learning. The 189,334 sqm master plan includes 22 buildings of administration, educational, and recreational facilities.

Perkins&Will Reveals Design of Duke Kunshan University Campus's Second Phase in ChinaPerkins&Will Reveals Design of Duke Kunshan University Campus's Second Phase in ChinaPerkins&Will Reveals Design of Duke Kunshan University Campus's Second Phase in ChinaPerkins&Will Reveals Design of Duke Kunshan University Campus's Second Phase in China+ 14

Thompson Center Design Competition Announces Winners

"Public Pool" by David Rader, Jerry Johnson, Ryan Monteleagre, and Matt Zelensek of Perkins&Will, Chicago. Image Courtesy of Thompson Center Design Competition
"Public Pool" by David Rader, Jerry Johnson, Ryan Monteleagre, and Matt Zelensek of Perkins&Will, Chicago. Image Courtesy of Thompson Center Design Competition

The Chicago Architecture Center and the Chicago Architectural Club have announced the three winning designs for the 2021 Chicago Prize Competition, which called for innovative adaptive reuse proposals that would grant a new life to the iconic Illinois Thompson Center. The winning proposals designed by Perkins&Will, Eastman Lee Architects, and Solomon Cordwell Buenz represent alternative visions for the future of the Postmodernist landmark.

Thompson Center Design Competition Announces WinnersThompson Center Design Competition Announces WinnersThompson Center Design Competition Announces WinnersThompson Center Design Competition Announces Winners+ 16

Perkins&Will Transform Sacramento Valley Train Station into Regenerative Master Plan

Global architecture firm Perkins&Will, in collaboration with ARUP, Grimshaw Architects, EPS , AIM Consulting, and the City of Sacramento, have transformed the city's historic train station into a self-reliant and regenerative transportation hub, making it one of the most sustainable public areas in California. The design team worked alongside the local community to create a people-centric 31-acre master plan that reflects what the community envisions for a public train station and gateway to the city of Sacramento.

Perkins&Will Transform Sacramento Valley Train Station into Regenerative Master PlanPerkins&Will Transform Sacramento Valley Train Station into Regenerative Master PlanPerkins&Will Transform Sacramento Valley Train Station into Regenerative Master PlanPerkins&Will Transform Sacramento Valley Train Station into Regenerative Master Plan+ 9

AIA and Perkins&Will Release Handbook to Increase Diversity in Architecture

Perkins&Will and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have released a handbook for best practices to create and implement comprehensive diversity programs for U.S. firms. Entitled “Creating a Culture of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Your Architectural Practice,” authors Gabrielle Bullock, FAIA and Bill Schmalz, FAIA outline how firms must uphold J.E.D.I. principles now and into the future.

Perkins + Will on the Strategic Elements of Post-Pandemic Workplace Design

Whether you’re in a back bedroom in suburban Milwaukee or a carved-out office nook in a posh New York loft, you will see signs of successful remote work. Between video conference calls, moms and dads are checking in on their remote-working students, marketing managers are squeezing in a video yoga class, and designers are throwing in a quick load of laundry. And while tending to these household responsibilities, we’re also designing new products and spaces, completing financial audits, and making video sales pitches. On the surface, remote work is, well, working.

Perkins and Will Create Twisting York University Building in Toronto

Perkins and Will have designed a new twisting School of Continuing Studies for York University in Toronto, Canada. Consolidating classes that are currently held across four buildings, the nearly 100,000 square foot building is made to become an iconic gateway site and showcase York's commitment to non-traditional students.

“Our Architecture is for People”: In Conversation with Ralph Johnson of Perkins + Will

Ralph Johnson (b. 1948) is a global design director at Chicago-based Perkins and Will. The architect joined the company in 1977 and has been heading its design ideology since 1985. Johnson is the architect behind the firm’s most iconic buildings, including Rush University Transformation Project (2012), O’Hare International Airport (1993), and Boeing International Headquarters (1990) – all in Chicago, the United States Coast Guard Headquarters (2015) in Washington DC, Tinkham Veale University Center at the Case Western Reserve University (2015) in Cleveland, and Shanghai Natural History Museum (2015). The architect’s monographs have been published regularly since mid-1990s under his own name. He has been a visiting critic at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois, his alma mater, from which he received his Bachelor of Architecture in 1971. He acquired his Master of Architecture from Harvard’s GSD in 1973.

“Our Architecture is for People”: In Conversation with Ralph Johnson of Perkins + Will“Our Architecture is for People”: In Conversation with Ralph Johnson of Perkins + Will“Our Architecture is for People”: In Conversation with Ralph Johnson of Perkins + Will“Our Architecture is for People”: In Conversation with Ralph Johnson of Perkins + Will+ 22

Perkins and Will Change the Office Paradigm

Perkins and Will propose an innovative and resilient office building in Southeast Washington, D.C, created to survive calamities and withstand natural disasters. The project reinvestigates the relationships between humans and nature.

Perkins and Will Change the Office ParadigmPerkins and Will Change the Office ParadigmPerkins and Will Change the Office ParadigmPerkins and Will Change the Office Paradigm+ 9

Perkins+Will Design School of the Future for Belmont

Architecture firm Perkins+Will have broken ground on a new middle and high school sited in the Belmont suburb of Boston. The 445,100 SF project is conceived as a flexible and agile environment for learning that's made to prepare students for jobs in future industries. Emphasizing hands-on learning, the project co-locates students on one campus while encouraging multi-age learning.

Perkins+Will Design School of the Future for BelmontPerkins+Will Design School of the Future for BelmontPerkins+Will Design School of the Future for BelmontPerkins+Will Design School of the Future for Belmont+ 13

Perkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for Vancouver

Perkins + Will have revealed a new design for the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper in Vancouver. Called Canada Earth Tower, the mass timber project is designed along the city’s Central Broadway corridor. Bruce Langereis, president of Delta Land Development, unveiled the company’s proposal to transform a 1.3-acre lot at 1745 West 8th Avenue with a project that could rise up to 40 floors. Canada Earth Tower aims to become a new precedent and benchmark for green building construction.

Perkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for VancouverPerkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for VancouverPerkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for VancouverPerkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for Vancouver+ 7

Perkins+Will Designs Manhattan Office Building Sculpted by Setback Restrictions

Perkins+Will has unveiled its design for 799 Broadway, a 12-story boutique office building just south of Union Square in Manhattan. The scheme seeks to reinvent the classic NYC loft building with contemporary materials, systems and, and technology. An exercise in designing from the inside out, the midrise scheme features a range of flexible floorplates that extend into a cascade of undulating terraces on almost every floor. The sculptural massing responds to zoning setback regulations, delivering a human-scaled expression with meaningful connections to the outdoors.