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2012-08-08 06:24:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global interdisciplinary design firm Perkins+Will today released a new report examining the detrimental impact of building materials and products on asthma. The report, Healthy Environments: A Compilation of Substances Linked to Asthma, identifies 374 substances commonly found in the built environment that are known or suspected asthmagens. Perkins+Will's expertise in building materials prompted Healthy Environments, which is being published in...

2012-08-06 06:24:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading international architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced today that John Sadlon has joined the company as Principal and Corporate Practice Leader for the New York office. "Perkins+Will's formidable global practice and commitment to service and design excellence, thought leadership, and social responsibility are well aligned with both my professional expertise and personal passions," said Sadlon. "I am thrilled to join such a diverse...

2012-04-16 10:23:18

BALTIMORE, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning architecture and design firm Perkins+Will, with a unique collaborative team of design and engineering consultants, leading artists, and The Johns Hopkins Hospital Facilities and Design staff, designed a new 1.6-million-square-foot complex for the leading academic medical center and the nation's top-ranked hospital. Opening May 1, 2012, the facility will serve as a new gateway to the medical campus while transforming the healthcare...

2012-04-06 06:22:14

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning international architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced today the appointment of Peter Busby to the role of managing director of its San Francisco office. Since merging his Vancouver based firm with Perkins+Will in 2004, Busby has been a driving force across the company, compelling its industry-leading sustainable design initiatives. With this newly expanded role, Busby's globally recognized design work and approach,...

2012-04-02 06:21:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Florida's (UNF) new Advanced Biological Sciences Building designed by award-winning international design firm Perkins+Will in a joint venture with Harvard Jolly opened on March 30(th), bringing a combination of architectural innovation, creativity, and environmentally conscious design to the UNF campus. The 117,000-square-foot facility, which varies from two to four levels, houses all six specialized...

2012-03-30 02:22:48

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading architectural design firm Perkins+Will announced the opening of the Modesto Junior College Student Services Building, a new East Campus landmark. The building is designed to be both a campus front door and a student common space. And, though LEED certification was not an initial goal for this project, Perkins+Will incorporated sustainable strategies into the design as a matter of course. The facility is now expected to receive LEED...

2012-03-12 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading design firm Perkins+Will named Sara Andersen Interior Design Discipline Leader and Senior Associate for its San Francisco office. Andersen, a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience managing design projects, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the office's Interior Design practice. "Setting the standard for innovative design in the built environment for high-tech companies,...

2012-03-05 05:00:00

ATLANTA, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading design firm Perkins+Will announced that its Atlanta office at 1315 Peachtree Street earned LEED Platinum with 95 points awarded, the most of any project in the Northern Hemisphere to date under the 2009 version of LEED for New Construction. "Perkins+Will has designed a showpiece building," said Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). "1315 Peachtree Street exemplifies the kind of...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

SEATTLE, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading design firm Perkins+Will announced the creation of a new director-level position and a new hire at its Seattle offices. Brodie Bain, AIA, AICP, LEED® AP, has joined the office in the new position of Campus Planning Director, showing growth in the area of sustainable planning for higher education facilities for the innovative design firm. "Colleges and universities continue to improve the sustainability of the design of their...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading design firm Perkins+Will launched the built environment's first free, universally accessible database aimed at creating greater transparency into building materials containing substances that are publically known or suspected to be associated with an adverse finding in relation to human and environmental health. The database can be accessed at transparency.perkinswill.com. The database is the result of over two years of review of...