Brad Perkins is a founding partner of Perkins Eastman, an international architecture, interior design, urban design, planning, landscape architecture, graphic design and project management firm. He delivers, "Starting Your Own Architecture Firm," Monday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Garcia Honda Auditorium in George Pearl Hall, located on Central and Stanford NE on the University of New Mexico campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Prior to forming Perkins Eastman, Perkins was managing partner of the New York and Washington, DC offices of Perkins + Will and the Toronto, New York, Houston and Caracas offices of Llewelyn-Davies International. He is the son of Lawrence Perkins, FAIA, founder of Perkins + Will, and grandson of Dwight Perkins, FAIA, founder of Perkins Fellows & Hamilton. Perkins Eastman is the ninth largest architecture firm in the United States and has reviewed UNM student portfolios for internships in the past.