Perkins+Will places shuttered bedrooms atop pilotis at São Paulo house

Wooden shutters fold open along the length of this Brazilian home’s upper storey, which global architecture firm Perkins+Will raised on thin columns to create a shaded outdoor living space underneath. The Residencia Cidade Jardim in São Paulo comprises a series of perpendicular bars arranged on different levels. Ample outdoor areas are the focal point of

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Global firm Perkins+Will buys Scandinavian office Schmidt Hammer Lassen

One of the world’s biggest architecture firms has taken over Danish office Schmidt Hammer Lassen – a move one of the founders claims will make the company less “vulnerable”. Perkins+Will, an American firm with over 2,000 global employees, has bought all the shares in Schmidt Hammer Lassen, the studio founded by Morten Schmidt, Bjarne Hammer and

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Colourful strips surround Toronto’s Albion Library by Perkins+Will

Multi-coloured bars form the facades of this district library in a Toronto suburb by architecture firm Perkins+Will, which features community areas for new Canadians. The Albion Library is located in the Rexdale neighbourhood to the north-west of the city, where the population is predominantly immigrants, minorities, and low-income residents. “The Albion District Library is one

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