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Sustainable + Resilient Design

We create lasting value for communities and the people who call them home.

We believe good design is sustainable design. Great design must achieve a balance between the needs of people and the health of our planet. This belief is deeply rooted in our Human by Design ethos – we design to enhance the human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on people’s lives and the world we inhabit. From the projects we design to our day-to-day operations, everything we do must be grounded in sustainability.

We are committed to design that enhances the health and wellbeing of people, communities, and the planet. We believe that to achieve a more resilient future, we must approach design holistically, addressing social, economic, and environmental challenges in synergy. To realize this vision, we must partner with our clients, our collaborators, and with other industries. As designers of the built environment, we have a professional obligation to apply our expertise to address the largest crises of our era—public health, economic, social justice, and climate change.

The values that guide us

Our latest progress

Creating a culture of sustainability

Our Team

The Firmwide Sustainability Team oversees initiatives across all Perkins Eastman studios. This core group works to develop policies and effective sustainability processes, and it coordinates the firm’s global strategy to improve the performance of all projects. The team also collaborates with project teams to provide recommendations and support projects pursuing high sustainability targets.