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Perkins Eastman


Perkins Eastman is a knowledge-based design firm offering unique solutions, innovative environments and excellence in architecture, programming, planning and interior design. The firm's primary practice areas are centers of excellence, formulating creative solutions founded on research and expertise. Our goal is to sustain continuing leadership in design and service based on the unique needs and objectives of each client.

With a staff of more than 400, and offices in New York City, Pittsburgh, Stamford, Charlotte, San Francisco, Chicago and Toronto, Ontario, the firm offers design and planning expertise in a variety of building and project types to private and public sector clients worldwide. Our practice area specialties have been developed around the knowledge and interests of our principals and senior staff. Since the firm's founding in 1981, our work has been widely published and receives numerous design awards each year.

Perkins Eastman is well recognized for planning, programming, architecture and interior design leadership in the following practice areas:

• Civic and justice facilities
• Corporate Interiors
• Cultural and religious facilities
• Education
• Senior living
• Health Care
• Hospitality
• Housing
• Laboratories
• Office, retail, and mixed-use developments
• Urban design

The development of design solutions is project specific and influenced by each client's goals, the building type, location and budget. It is the designer's interpretation and synthesis of these factors that result in unique design solutions. At Perkins Eastman, we believe that thorough knowledge of our client's program, operations, financial and technical needs provides our design teams with the strategic problem- solving skills that enable them to focus on the creation of innovative environments and excellence in design.

We believe that the physical environment significantly impacts quality of life, and that well-designed spaces influence how individuals perceive and use their surroundings. Perkins Eastman has established new paradigms and continually monitors emerging trends in each of our practice areas to remain at the forefront of innovation.