Perkins Eastman and Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects (EE&K) Announce Merger

Combined International Practice will Create Expanded Capabilities in Large-Scale Architectural Projects and Client Value

New York, NY (November 2, 2010) Top international design and architecture firms Perkins Eastman and Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects (EE&K) are pleased to announce that they have agreed to merge their practices. The merger will significantly strengthen both practices and is a natural outgrowth of their respective histories and long mutual respect. The combined international practice will total nearly...


ULI Heritage Award Winner: Battery Park City

Inspiration in Challenging Times: ULI Announces Ten Winners for The 2010 Awards For Excellence: The Americas Competition; Heritage Award Winner Also Selected

BOSTON (April 16, 2010) — Ten outstanding developments from the Americas have been selected as winners of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Awards for Excellence: The Americas competition, along with one winner of the Institute’s prestigious Heritage Award. The winners of the awards competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition...


School House of the Future

While school budgets are being taxed by declining revenue, escalating construction costs and skyrocketing transportation expenses, our need to provide high performance, forward thinking educational environments for our children and communities remains a constant.

Over the past few decades, our aspirations to provide these state-of-the-art schools were often met by replacing existing school buildings and sites with new facilities on “green field” sites. In many cases, new buildings on these sites may now be out of reach. However,...


Shanghai's Next Great Waterfront Place

The historic building boom that has so dramatically remade Shanghai’s skyline in the past decade has produced one of the most startling urban transformations ever seen. While the boom has resulted in a glittering collection of trophy buildings and stand alone icons, its effect on the vitality of Shanghai’s legendary street life has been less benign. With the design of the Huishan North Bund, EE&K has introduced a new approach to large scale waterfront development to China’s financial center and most dynamic metropolis.