Manhattan sometimes seems like a Monopoly game board for Middle Eastern princes. One of the world’s richest businessmen, Saudi Arabia's Alwaleed bin Talal, may soon be outplayed in control of…

Manhattan sometimes seems like a Monopoly game board for Middle Eastern princes. One of the world’s richest businessmen, Saudi Arabia’s Alwaleed bin Talal, may soon be outplayed in control of The Plaza by Qatari Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani.
-Sean O’Neill

ListenUp: Björk: The Cover Mix

With a track list that includes flute, various birdsong from Iceland and the music of Kelela, Kelly Lee Owens, Arca, Steve Reich and Serpentwithfeet, Björk's "The Cover Mix" is a…

With a track list that includes flute, various birdsong from Iceland and the music of Kelela, Kelly Lee Owens, Arca, Steve Reich and Serpentwithfeet, Björk’s “The Cover Mix” is a mind-bending sonic adventure stretched across 46+ minutes. Assembled……

ListenUp: Björk: The Cover Mix

With a track list that includes flute, various birdsong from Iceland and the music of Kelela, Kelly Lee Owens, Arca, Steve Reich and Serpentwithfeet, Björk's "The Cover Mix" is a…

With a track list that includes flute, various birdsong from Iceland and the music of Kelela, Kelly Lee Owens, Arca, Steve Reich and Serpentwithfeet, Björk’s “The Cover Mix” is a mind-bending sonic adventure stretched across 46+ minutes. Assembled……

Back to the ’20s: Coney Island gets a new eatery reminiscent of the past

A $60 million public-private investment is catalyzing the resurgence of 2.41 acres of public land along Coney Island’s boardwalk into a dynamic civic space called Seaside Park and Community Arts…

A $60 million public-private investment is catalyzing the resurgence of 2.41 acres of public land along Coney Island’s boardwalk into a dynamic civic space called Seaside Park and Community Arts Center.

This project included the restoration of the landmark Childs Restaurant, which opened in 1923 but had fallen into decay. Its last tenant, a candy maker, vacated the property in the 1980s.






Back to the ’20s: Coney Island gets a new eatery reminiscent of the past

A $60 million public-private investment is catalyzing the resurgence of 2.41 acres of public land along Coney Island’s boardwalk into a dynamic civic space called Seaside Park and Community Arts…

A $60 million public-private investment is catalyzing the resurgence of 2.41 acres of public land along Coney Island’s boardwalk into a dynamic civic space called Seaside Park and Community Arts Center.

This project included the restoration of the landmark Childs Restaurant, which opened in 1923 but had fallen into decay. Its last tenant, a candy maker, vacated the property in the 1980s.






White roofing isn’t always the best choice

Although LEED and ASHRAE 90.1 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) standards require or reward use of white “cool” roofing to mitigate urban heat island effects, it is…

Although LEED and ASHRAE 90.1 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) standards require or reward use of white “cool” roofing to mitigate urban heat island effects, it is not always the best choice of material.






White roofing isn’t always the best choice

Although LEED and ASHRAE 90.1 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) standards require or reward use of white “cool” roofing to mitigate urban heat island effects, it is…

Although LEED and ASHRAE 90.1 (Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings) standards require or reward use of white “cool” roofing to mitigate urban heat island effects, it is not always the best choice of material.






Future-proofing higher education: Understanding generation Z

At Perkins+Will, our learning environments strive to transcend generations and generational trends. And, as a means of future-proofing our higher education buildings and spaces, we attempt to anticipate the needs…

At Perkins+Will, our learning environments strive to transcend generations and generational trends. And, as a means of future-proofing our higher education buildings and spaces, we attempt to anticipate the needs of today’s emerging student body—currently, Gen Z. In working at various types and scales of higher education institutions across the nation, we believe there are three driving issues behind this next generation: demographic change, behavioral change, and the power to choose.






Future-proofing higher education: Understanding generation Z

At Perkins+Will, our learning environments strive to transcend generations and generational trends. And, as a means of future-proofing our higher education buildings and spaces, we attempt to anticipate the needs…

At Perkins+Will, our learning environments strive to transcend generations and generational trends. And, as a means of future-proofing our higher education buildings and spaces, we attempt to anticipate the needs of today’s emerging student body—currently, Gen Z. In working at various types and scales of higher education institutions across the nation, we believe there are three driving issues behind this next generation: demographic change, behavioral change, and the power to choose.