Bradford Perkins (architect)

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Bradford Perkins
Bradford Perkins.jpg
Born Lawrence Bradford Perkins
Nationality American
Occupation Architect
Website
http://www.perkinseastman.com


Lawrence Bradford Perkins is a founding partner of Perkins Eastman, an international architecture, interior design, urban design, planning, landscape architecture, graphic design, and project management firm. Prior to forming Perkins Eastman, Mr. Perkins was the Managing Partner of the New York City and Washington, D.C. offices of Perkins + Will and the Toronto, New York City, Houston, and Caracas offices of Llewelyn-Davies International. He is the son of Lawrence Perkins, FAIA, founder of Perkins + Will, and grandson of Dwight H. Perkins, FAIA, founder of Perkins Fellows & Hamilton.


Background[edit]

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University (Magna Cum Laude and with Distinction)
Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University and the City College of New York
Master’s of Business Administration, Stanford University

Mr. Perkins has served as the principal-in-charge and project director on several hundred architectural, planning, and interior design projects, ranging from small renovations for non-profit clients to major new buildings totaling more than one million square feet in the US, Canada, and more than 30 countries overseas. His work includes award-winning and published projects in a variety of buildings types: housing, senior living, healthcare, education, research, office/mixed-use, hospitality, and urban design.

Mr. Perkins is frequently requested to lecture at institutions like Harvard University, Columbia University, Princeton University, and Cornell University. He has served as a faculty member of the College of Architecture at the City College of New York and is currently a member of the faculty at the University of Hawaii. In addition, he frequently contributes to associations like the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, Health Care Symposium, American Hospital Association, Hospitality Design Conference, International Conference on Intelligent Office Building Design, and various chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Mr. Perkins has authored more than 80 articles on various architectural and planning topics, as well as several books. In addition to An Introduction to International Practice, his books include Building Type Basics for Senior Living,[1] Architect's Essentials of Starting, Assessing, and Transitioning a Design Firm,[2] and Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools [3]—all published by John Wiley & Sons. He has also contributed one or more chapters to: The Architect’s Guide to Design-Build Services,[4] Architect’s Data, The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice,[5] Methods of Compensation for Architectural Services, Planning and Design for New Communities in Arid Regions, Healthcare Design: An Introduction, The American Bar Association’s Planning and Financing School Improvement and Construction Projects, Hospitable Design for Healthcare and Senior Communities, among others.

Mr. Perkins is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), a former Director of the New York Chapter of the AIA, and has served as President of the New York State Association of Consulting Planners. He is also a member of the Ontario Association of Architects, the American Planning Association, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, and the American Institute of Certified Planners. Mr. Perkins received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Society of Architects, and he was recognized with the Platinum Circle Award from the Hospitality Design Association.

Among his many civic responsibilities, Mr. Perkins serves as Chairman of the Board of Helen Keller International (HKI), a leading not-for-profit that focuses on blindness prevention and nutrition in underdeveloped areas around the world.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Stephen A. Kliment, Series Founder and Editor, Bradford Perkins, J. David Hoglund (Contributing Editor), Douglas King (Contributing Editor), Eric Cohen (Contributing Editor), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2007
  2. ^ Architect's Essentials of Starting, Assessing, and Transitioning a Design Firm, Bradford Perkins (Author), Peter Piven (Co-Author), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2008
  3. ^ Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Stephen A. Kliment, Series Founder and Editor, Bradford Perkins (Author), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2001
  4. ^ The Architect’s Guide to Design-Build Services, G. William Quatman II, FAIA, Esq. (Editor), Ranjit Dhar, FRAIC (Editor), Bradford Perkins (Author), Jonathan N. Stark (Author), John Wiley & Sons, Inc./The American Institute of Architects (AIA): 2003
  5. ^ The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, The American Institute of Architects

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