Recently, our very own Michelle Liu was a guest speaker in the professional practice class at The Academy of Art University. This class was taught by Paul Adamson, Michelle’s colleague at her former firm, Hornberger + Worstell, Inc. For her presentation, Michelle discussed a book that she crafted during her IDP… Read more

Ove Arup: The Philosopher Engineer, directed by the talented Taghi Amirani, is a new documentary exploring the life of legendary 20th century structural engineer Ove Arup. WDA’s Michelle Liu recently attended a screening of this film at the Autodesk showroom in San Francisco. After the viewing, Amirani discussed the making… Read more

The Architecture and The City festival, presented by AIA San Francisco and Center for Architecture + Design, offers engaging and informative events about architecture and design topics throughout September. WDA’s Tandice Jali recently attended a festival event, “The Designer and the Chef,” at Heath Ceramics’ San Francisco Showroom. A panel… Read more

We’re delighted to reflect on our long history with our June social media partner, the Good Food Guys. Entrepreneurs Andrew Swallow and David Silverglide’s venture, Good Food Guys, is on the verge of opening its 10th restaurant. With locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and upcoming in San Jose, they’re… Read more

Michelle Liu is a big picture thinker who combines curiosity and creativity in service of her community. She believes she was always meant to be an architect. Her early memories include constructing stained glass windows with black glue and colorful paints. Michelle’s childhood also inspired her imagination and interest in… Read more

Tonight we are proud to announce Nancy Kralik, the second speaker in the William Duff Architects Guest Speakers Series in the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University. Our Principal and Founder, William Duff, received his Masters of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University, and proudly supports… Read more

We are proud to announce Barbara Wagner, the first speaker tonight at the William Duff Architects Guest Speakers Series in the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University. Our Principal and Founder, William Duff, received his Masters of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University, and proudly supports… Read more

Every month, we will introduce a member of our team. First up is Associate Principal Deborah Sylva, who leads our retail and commercial practices. If there’s one word to describe Deb, it’s “driven.” She’s constantly seeking change and improvement, both personally and professionally. In her view, each new project in… Read more