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Ideas + Buildings that Honor the Broader Goals of Society
Ideas + Buildings that Honor the Broader Goals of Society

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Urban planning is rarely seen as a remedy for the state of the education system. However, thoughtful community design that integrates schools in new ways can lead to successful learning environments and vibrant communities. Read some of our thoughts here: http://blog.perkinswill.com/mixed-use-education-build-communities/
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Our September calendar is out! Connect with the people of Perkins+Will around the globe on topics like sustainable design in higher education, innovative project execution, the future of healthcare design, and much more. Read here: http://www.perkinswill.com/news/events-september-2013.html
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How do you define inclusive design? On the blog, we've posted a video that explores the process of designing a hospital for all, using the recently opened Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital as an example. 
Watch the video here: http://blog.perkinswill.com/video-spaulding-rehabilitation-hospital-inclusive-design/ 
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What is your meaning of life? Read as one designer tries to discover her own personal truth and finds an order of no order (or many orders!) through the wonders of physics and the process of design. http://blog.perkinswill.com/the-meaning-of-life/
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Heading west from Boston to Dallas and San Francisco, follow Perkins+Will leaders as they discuss emerging workplace trends, early-phase project definition and the challenges and rewards of breathing new life into a landmark building. Our August calendar is LIVE: http://www.perkinswill.com/news/events-august-2013.html
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The design industry is currently moving toward an ever higher standard of holistic impact. Pro bono design, such as our disaster relief project for the public school system in New York City (pictured), demonstrates just how win-win a triple bottom line approach can be. 
Read more about making it count here: http://blog.perkinswill.com/makeitcount/
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As we enter the thick of graduation season, one recently-minted architect offers his four takeaways on transitioning from academia to the professional workplace. Welcome to the 'real world'! http://blog.perkinswill.com/architecture-school-to-the-real-world/
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Toxicants are a persistent problem in people's day-to-day, whether they know it or not. Suzanne Drake, a healthy materials guru at Perkins+Will, discusses the case of brominated flame retardants and how we can prevent this insidious compound from affecting our healthy buildings and ourselves. http://blog.perkinswill.com/brominated-flame-retardants/
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Stick 'em up! On our blog, we look at the examples of follies in both architecture and film, finding that these whimsical diversions can make a good work great (and a lot more fun). 
http://blog.perkinswill.com/perkins-follies-in-architecture-film/
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From San Francisco to Providence to Sweden and back, be sure to connect with the people of Perkins+Will at speaking engagements and events this month. We've just updated our May calendar and hope you can see us in person, speaking about a host of topics; click through to learn more: http://www.perkinswill.com/news/events-may-2013.html
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