We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Phoebe Lam to WDA shareholder. In her new role, Phoebe will help ensure a warm, friendly environment for both clients and staff, and implement best practices in internal staffing. “Phoebe is such a valuable addition to our team. She is both highly creative… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of David K. Plotkin to Associate Principal. In his new role, David will focus on business development and help develop the firm’s big picture action plans. “David is more than qualified to take on this new role,” said Founder and Managing Principal William Duff…. Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Dillon Parker to Associate and Senior Project Architect. In his new roles, Dillon will contribute by enhancing office culture and further developing the Project Architect role and responsibilities. “Dillon’s impressive level of technical knowledge is equally matched by his good-natured attitude. He stays… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Wendy Osaki to Associate. In her new role, Wendy will help WDA grow by contributing to firm strategy and continuing to apply and expand her skill set in Marketing and Operations. “As a member of the Marketing and Operations teams, Wendy offers a… Read more

We’re pleased to congratulate Phoebe Lam on completing her ARE exams and earning her California Architecture License. Phoebe is excited to reach this milestone, and has a few suggestions for designers studying for ARE exams: “Complete your exams within a timeframe of 16 months – just power through. Do it… Read more

We’re pleased to congratulate Sheldon Eaton on earning his California Architect License and LEED certificate. Just four years out of school, Sheldon reached both of these career milestones very quickly, and has a few suggestions for designers who are studying for their exams: WDA: How long did it take for… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Gustavo Bermudez to Job Captain. In his new role, Gustavo’s growing skill set will continue to benefit our dynamic Residential Practice. “In the short amount of time Gustavo has been with WDA, his design and leadership skills have really stood out. He always… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Alyssa Miller to Job Captain. Alyssa will continue to work primarily in our Residential practice, but with increased responsibility. “Beyond talent and passion, Alyssa’s additional strengths are organization, attention to detail and a great attitude,” said Residential Practice Manager Jim Westover. “She has… Read more

William Duff Architects (WDA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Westover to Partner. Westover will remain responsible for managing WDA’s residential practice, signing architectural drawings and actively participating in management of overall firm operations. He is the first Partner to be named in the 18 years since William… Read more

We are proud to announce our re-certification as a San Francisco Green Business! Run by SF Environment, the program helps businesses implement sustainable and profitable environmental practices. Program members must re-apply every three years to ensure they remain compliant. To comply, we met strict environmental standards for waste reduction, water… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Westover to Principal at WDA. Since 2010, Jim has helmed our residential practice in a way that fosters team unity and encourages meaningful connections with clients. Jim enhances WDA’s residential practice with a number of skills. First, he starts with a strong… Read more