Publications

  • Building Type Basics for Senior Living, 2nd Edition

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Bradford Perkins FAIA and J. David Hoglund FAIA (Primary Authors)

    Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for essential information you need to plan and successfully complete the design of residential care environments for seniors on time and within budget. Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David Hoglund and their Perkins Eastman colleagues—all experts in senior living design—share firsthand knowledge to guide you through all aspects of the design of senior living communities, including independent living and assisted living apartments, and skilled nursing facilities. This edition features new examples of completed projects and is up to date with the latest developments in senior living design, including coverage of sustainable design, renovation and reinvention, international opportunities, operations, and project financing.

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  • Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2nd Edition

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.By Bradford Perkins (Author) and Raymond Bordwell (Author)

    The second edition of Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools provides essential information for the design of elementary and secondary schools. This new edition is up-to-date with the latest developments in school design with a fresh look at technology’s influence in the classroom, along with current research that shows how school buildings can impact teaching and learning. Highly illustrated with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, and details, this book combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, acoustic, traffic, and safety issues unique to schools. In this volume of the Building Type Basics Series, authors Bradford Perkins and Raymond Bordwell offer years of planning and design expertise for schools.

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  • International Practice for Architects

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Bradford Perkins, FAIA, Author

    This is the primary reference for US architects seeking to establish or expand their services in other countries. The book provides country-specific information on targeting foreign client groups and US client groups with projects abroad; contacting local professional organizations; deciphering foreign practice and licensing requirements, foreign building code and regulatory issues, and customary contractual and fee arrangements; and establishing or enhancing relationships with local practitioners.

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  • Special Edition 4: Architecture

    Design Bureau Magazine

    This is a collection of the spaces that influence our lives–the homes we live in, the offices where we work, the restaurants and museums and stadiums where we spend our leisure time. This is a dialogue with more than 60 professionals about their inspiration, the details behind their most innovative designs, and the innovations that are shaping the built environment—this is architecture. Perkins Eastman’s work at Avenues: The Work School in New York is featured.

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  • Healthcare Spaces No.6

    Visual Profile BooksRoger Yee (Author)

    The wide range of recently completed projects presented in this edition graphically display how knowledge, creativity and determination can transform such varied spaces as patient rooms, surgical suites, emergency rooms, imaging centers, staff lounges, catheterization laboratories, LDRP suites and wellness centers into functional and aesthetic venues for both healthcare provider and patient. This edition contains over 90 outstanding examples of modern healing environments and 250+ color images from leading design firms. Perkins Eastman’s healthcare practice is represented with projects from Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Danbury Hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, and New York Hospital Queens.

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  • Hospital Architecture

    Braun Christine Nickl-Weller, Hans Nickl (editors)

    Rapid advances in medicine coupled with increasingly aging societies have considerably changed the requirements of medical services. Today, the hospital sector must comply with more than norms and functions: Health care facilities are in a stage of transition from purely care-providing institutions to service-oriented health care providers. Perkins Eastman’s work at the Queens Hospital Center and Danbury Hospital NICU are featured.

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  • Designing Hospitals of the Future

    Prism Books Pvt LtdBy GD Kunders (Editor), Richard Sprow AIA (Chapter Author), and Cherise Poulin (Chapter Author)

    Tapping on the experience of experts, Designing Hospitals of the Future presents a large number of illustrations, examples, and designs on both basic and advanced subjects in hospital architecture; right from examination, treatment and nursing care to green building and Vaastu. The book has a wealth of photographs and floor plans on some of the best designed hospitals, not only in India but also abroad. The entire book facilitates easy comparison of different hospitals in terms of size, function and design approach. Perkins Eastman contributed chapters on Interior Design for Healthcare and Planning Hospitals of the Future.

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  • A Stronger, More Resilient New York

    NYCEDCSpecial Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency

    This report is a comprehensive plan that contains actionable recommendations both for rebuilding the communities impacted by Sandy and increasing the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide. The Principals of EE&K a Perkins Eastman company contributed to the South Queens Community Rebuilding and Resiliency chapter of the report.

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  • Work Naked: Eight Essential Principles for Peak Performance in the Virtual Workplace

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.By Cindy Froggatt

    Corporate and individual resistance to new ways of working are often imbedded within a company's culture and can stifle change and hinder productivity. Organized around eight simple yet critical principles of the new workplace, Work Naked challenges long-held beliefs about the appropriate time, place, look, and feel of productivity in the knowledge era, showing how a wealth of hidden potential can be released by giving employees the freedom to work how, when, and where they want.

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  • Masterpieces: Library Architecture + Design

    Braun PublishingBy Manuela Roth (Author)

    Because of the increasing requirements of multimedia the demands placed on libraries have grown enormously in the past decade. Whether new buildings, conversions or extensions, this title shows the diversity of this task with the requirements of cutting-edge technology and cultural demands at the same time. Perkins Eastman’s award-winning design for the Chongqing Library in China accompanies 68 other library projects from around the world.

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  • Architect's Essentials of Starting, Assessing, and Transitioning a Design Firm

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Bradford Perkins (Author), Peter Piven (Co-Author)

    As part of The Architect's Essentials of Professional Practice series, this practical, applied, concise, and user-friendly volume offers a step-by-step guide to understanding and evaluating the goals, risks, and rewards of starting a firm. It covers the basics of firm organization, personnel requirements, legal considerations, fee setting, marketing issues, and the essentials of strategic and business plans. It also addresses how to get started: how to create your first business plan, evaluate initial needs and costs, create a budget, and a produce a list of action items to get started.

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  • The Architect’s Guide to Design-Build Services

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc./The AmericanInstitute of Architects (AIA)G. William Quatman II, FAIA, Esq. (Editor), Ranjit Dhar, FRAIC (Editor), Bradford Perkins (Author), Jonathan N. Stark (Author)

    Both Bradford Perkins and Jonathan N. Stark (both Principal and Directors of Perkins Eastman), among others, offer professional insight for design-build as a viable, if not preferred, method of project delivery. This is a useful guide is not only for architects, but also engineering firms, public- and private-sector owners, contractors, and property and facility managers.

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  • 1000x Architecture of the Americas

    Verlagshaus-Braun

    Featuring the work of Perkins Eastman, this comprehensive compendium provides a unique opportunity to explore the powerful diversity from Canada to Chile, from the United States to Barbados based on the inimitable conditions in each of the countries by featuring the best recent projects. At the same time it also reveals what unites the architecture of the Americas. Hospitals, airports, stadiums, churches, museums, houses, and other building types are presented by means of concise text, outstanding photos and informative drawings.

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  • Details in Architecture

    IMAGES Publishing

    Details in Architecture is the latest edition in IMAGES’ ever-popular Details series. Each volume is a study of the emerging trends in architectural detailing, with a strong focus on innovative design, enviro- sustainability and many aspects of cross-cultural design. Featuring the work of the world’s most highly acclaimed architects and interior architects, this book presents the most recently completed and influential building designs. This volume features the award winning Chongqing Library, designed by Perkins Eastman.

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  • Contemporary Living Spaces for the Elderly

    MONSAOscar Mira (Author)

    With today’s rapid advances in technology and medical care, as well as greater awareness of health related issues, people are beginning to live longer than ever before. Contemporary Living Spaces for the Elderly is a lavishly illustrated volume that examines one of most crucial challenges facing today’s professional architects—how to design attractive yet functional environments for the elderly. Featuring full-color photographs and illustrations, plus architectural plans, this is a must-have volume for anyone interested in this rapidly expanding field of architecture. The book features C.C. Young: The Point and Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters: Marywood Center; both designed by Perkins Eastman.

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  • Retiring in Style Around the World

    Graphic-ShaMasuhiro Agari, Editor

    This comprehensive guide features the most luxurious retirement complexes in countries such as Japan,Europe and the US. Perkins Eastman’s design expertise is demonstrated with work completed around the world including Buckingham’s Choice, The Tradition, Sun City Park Yokohama, and Sun City Ginza. More than 400 full-color photographs and drawings serve as perfect examples of how consummate levels of comfort have been achieved to enable the residents to attain a full retirement and to provide developers with a source of inspiration for creating their original senior homes.

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  • Healthcare Spaces No. 5

    Visual Reference Publications

    The wide range of recently completed projects presented in Healthcare Spaces No.5 graphically displays how knowledge, creativity and determination can transform such varied spaces as patient rooms, surgical suites, emergency rooms, imaging centers, staff lounges, catheterization laboratories, LDRP suites and wellness centers. Perkins Eastman’s projects include Duke University Hospital Emergency Department, MSKCC Surgical Platform, Queens Hospital Center, and Al Maktoum A&E Hospital.

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  • Educational Environments No. 5

    Visual Profile Books

    With new and renovated projects from over 25 leading architectural/design firms specializing in the education field, EE-5 presents a new direction that is being created in the design and architecture of educational spaces. This full-color book showcases over 80 projects featuring the most creative and innovative work being done in the field of education. The programming, planning and design of educational facilities including public and private primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, as well as libraries, corporate training facilities, convention centers, and daycare centers are featured. Projects include the Appalachian Colligate Center at Binghamton University, the Concordia International School Shanghai High School, Stoddert Elementary School in Washington DC, and the Mott Haven Campus in Bronx, NY.

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  • Educational Environments No. 4

    Visual Reference Publications

    This volume illustrates how educational facilities create value for their owners, making long-term investments in building products, interior furnishings, and technological infrastructure, to establish enduring physical assets that optimize life cycle costs. The volume features over 100 projects featuring the most creative and innovative projects done in the field of education including Chongqing Library, Highpoint University, Concordia International School, and Princeton Day School—all designed by Perkins Eastman.

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  • Schools and Kindergartens, A Design Manual

    BirkhäuserMark Dudek, Author

    Schools and kindergartens have become a focus of great public interest as a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this Design Manual illustrates the most up-to-date educational strategies and how they are realized in built form. With more than 70 case studies from Europe,North America and the Pacific Region, this is an essential guide for architects involved in the design of schools and kindergartens.

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  • Corporate Interiors No. 6

    Visual Reference Publications

    Corporate Interiors No. 6 presents over 130 projects. The book illustrates a variety of office venues created for some of America’s top businesses by the nation’s leading architects and interior designers. Perkins Eastman’s evolving portfolio is represented by unique interiors created for Dannon, CBRE, Fuji Photo Film, and Tosco.

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  • Public Architecture Now!

    TaschenPhilip Jodido (Author)

    What defines public architecture? This book explores the most creative responses to these and related issues, and shows how in recent years, public architecture has undergone a tremendous upheaval—an aesthetic awakening of sorts. Public Architecture Now! highlights the groundbreaking and breathtaking new public architecture around the world, from Spain to Norway, via Chile, China and the USA. Perkins Eastman’s award-winning TKTS Booth in Times Square is featured and appears on the book cover..

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  • Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Stephen A. Kliment, Series Founder and Editor By Bradford Perkins (Author)

    In this volume of The Building Type Basic Series,Bradford Perkins offers his planning and design expertise for primary and secondary schools. The book is filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details of several Perkins Eastman projects, among others. It combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical, acoustic, traffic, and safety issues that are unique to school buildings. This book has been recently published in Chinese.

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  • Housing for the Elderly: Privacy and Independence in Environments for the Aging

    Van Nostrand Reinhold CompanyJ. David Hoglund FAIA (Author)

    This is a complete and sensitive look at the influences of architecture and environment on the aging individual. Based on a 1984 study that received Process Architecture’s award for applied research, this work addresses the problems and concerns that are shared by gerontologists, architects, designers, social workers, and nursing-home administrators. Housing for the Elderly fills a void in the literature of architectural gerontology, addressing current economic conditions and offering a comprehensive treatment of new housing options that respond to the difficulties individuals face as they age.

  • Building Type Basics for Senior Living

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.Stephen A. Kliment, Series Founder and Editor. By Bradford Perkins, J. David Hoglund (Contributing Editor), Douglas King (Contributing Editor), Eric Cohen (Contributing Editor)

    Perkins Eastman’s international expertise in designing housing and care environments for the elderly is demonstrated in this volume of The Building Type Basic Series. The book includes material on active retirement communities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, Alzheimer's facilities, hospices and more. It is thoroughly illustrated with descriptive floor plans, diagrams, and photographs.

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