Established in 1935 by Larry Perkins and Philip Will, Perkins+Will quickly gained national and international recognition for client service and design accomplishments in education and healthcare. Expansion was fast paced. The firm was soon garnering acclaim for its corporate + commercial + civic, higher education, and science + technology work. Perkins+Will established a stronghold in its Interiors discipline that continues to reach across all the firm's areas of practice.
Branded Environments and Planning + Strategies evolved in recent decades, seamlessly blending our areas of practice with disciplines. As decades passed, the firm leveraged its core competencies and global reputation. Offices were opened around the U.S. and success stories were forged across North America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Today, Perkins+Will has completed projects in 49 states and 43 countries around the globe. We are privileged to be among the nation's most respected design firms with 70 years of award-winning work and the distinction of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Firm of the Year award. Perkins+Will celebrates its rich history and continues to build a legacy that leads our clients into the future