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Andrew Clinch, Anthony Gianopoulos, Phil Harrison, Bradley Hinthorne, Peter Hockaday, Mark R. Johnson, Ralph Johnson, Devin Kleiner, Kay Kornovich, Erik Mott, Lawrence B. Perkins, Nicholas Seierup, Catherine J. Simon, B. Jeffrey Stebar, Douglas Streeter, Phillip Will Jr., Allison Williams

Active 1935-

Firm Notes

Between 1935-1949, Perkins and Will had designed over 80 school buildings, totaling $38 million in value; both Perkins and Will attended the Cornell School of Architecture; (See 'Behind the Blueprints,' Architectural Forum, 10/1949, p. 74).

A Los Angeles office was established in c. 2003.

In 2005, Perkins and Will purchased the large San Francisco architecture firm, MBT Associates, formerly known as McCue Boone Tomsick, Architects, creating a new office there with MBT's staff. By 2006, Perkins and Will had become a significant designer of educational buildings around the U.S. This firm became known subsequently as "Perkins + Will."

MBT's Seattle Office, run at the time by Peter Hockaday, became Perkins + Wills's new Pacific Northwest headquarters. Hockaday went on to direct it for several years. In 2010, it was located at 1221 Second Avenue Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98101; tel: 206.381.6000.

In 06/2011, Perkins + Will merged with the Seattle-based architectural firm of Hinthorne Mott, founded as "Ruffcorn Hinthorpe Mott Stine" in 2004. Erik Mott and Bradley Hinthorne joined Perkins + Will as Associate Principals. This increased Perkins + Will's Seattle office to 46 people, up 14 from Hinthorne Mott.

In 2022, Phil Harrison served as a partner and Chief Executive Officer for "Perkins&Will." The firm had become the world's second-largest architectural firm with studios in 28 cities around the world. It had 19 offices in the US and 4 in Canada, The US offices included those in Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bainbridge Island, WA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Durham, NC; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; and Washington, DC. Canadian offices were situated in Calgary, AB; Ottawa, ON; Toronto, ON; and Vancouver, BC. Five international studios were located in Copenhagen, Denmark; Dublin, Ireland; London, England; Monterrey, Mexico; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China.

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