Multinational Design Firm Fee Survey, 2012


Many U.S.-based firms are finding growth outside U.S. borders, and this phenomenon isn’t strictly for the biggest players. Our 2012 analysis of U.S.-based architecture practices working abroad shows continued growth in global opportunities for firms that are prepared to make the commitment.

This special issue ranks the U.S. firms that are working around the globe. You’ll discover:

  • The U.S.-based multinational design firms
  • How much their international billings are
  • Historical perspectives on multinational work by U.S. firms
  • Where in the world the multinationals work

And also in this issue are feature articles from some of the most notable architecture and design firm leaders, offering experience and strategic optimism:

  • Global Success Comes in All Sizes
    Annual survey shows paradoxical results

  • 2012 Multinational Design Firm Fee Survey
    DesignIntelligence Top U.S.-based multinational design firms

  • Ten Things to Consider When Building a Global Practice
    Lessons learned in HDR’s journey to build a sustainable global practice

  • The Office Building of the Future
    Providing innovative work environments for tomorrow’s employees and tenants.
  • Global Game Plan
    Learn how to establish or grow an international design practice

  •  In Search of an Elusive Magical Key
    The connection between ethics and innovation and their effect on the bottom-line

  • Rethinking Compliance Verification
    New standards are required as demand for high-performance buildings rises
  •  A China Story
    A toolbox for taking your firm international

  •  The Future’s Just Not That Into You
    How to meet the future on your own terms

 82 pages, full color