We are pleased to announce the promotion of Heng Li from Job Captain to Project Architect and Alli Foronda from Designer to Job Captain. Of her experience and new role, Heng says, “I’m thrilled to work alongside the skilled designers, engineers, and consultants that WDA has established long term relationships… Read more

Eureka Lighting, the lighting designer we collaborated with for our workplace project, Ireland House, recently featured the project on their website and discussed lighting choices with our Commercial practice leader, David Plotkin. This is a summary of the article. ‘Ireland House is the amalgamation of three Irish government agencies under… Read more

Japanese magazine California Style featured our project, Dolores Charmer, in their article, “California Cool.” Author Yusuke Makino describes the project and how our firm kept client comfort and living front-of-mind throughout the design process. This is a translation of the article: ‘Most of the many Victorian houses that have been… Read more

We are proud to have our workplace project, Ireland House, featured on Archinect. Learn about this modern San Francisco office design here.

We are proud to announce the publication of Industrial Interiors. Iron and Wood by David Andreu Bach from LOFT Publications, featuring our project Madison Square Garden Company. Excerpt from the book: ‘Industrial Interiors. Iron and Wood encompasses a period that produced the raw, functional aesthetic that has become the foundation… Read more

Mead Quinn, founder of Mead Quinn Design sat down with William Duff and Jim Westover to talk about designing with a sense of purpose, the importance of firm culture for a design practice and more for her design blog Haven. This is a summary of the interview by Mead Quin… Read more

Marin Magazine featured our project Kaiyo in their article Eat the Rainbow. Author Christina Mueller asked a round-up of restaurant designers how color and restaurant design influence the eating experience. This is a summary of the article: ‘Owner John Park with William Duff Architects and Roy Design chose a balance… Read more

Written by Neil Ginty, Architect and Sarah Mergy The City of South San Francisco identified a need for an underserved community and found a solution within a vacant bank building and an architect who shared the vision. Where it all began: The Economic Advancement Center (EAC) was born out of… Read more

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Parvathy Nair, Anastasia Bespalova and Dustin Foster to Associate. As associates, they will play key roles in the development of firm culture and future leadership. Additionally, Parvathy has been promoted from Job Captain to Project Architect. Parvathy Nair, RA contributes her strong… Read more

Hospitality Snapshots featured three of our hospitality projects this summer. From airport lounges to rooftop bars to micro-food halls these projects share in common our passion for design and collaboration. Here’s a summary of each feature:   Kaiyo Rooftop “Design and atmosphere inspirations were drawn from the lush greenery setting… Read more

Metal Architecture featured William Duff in the article Designing with Metal Plates. More than a utilitarian material, William shares the design and structural benefits of using metal plates, and cautions. This is a summary of the article edited by Mark Robins of Metal Architecture. ‘”Because solid metal plates are durable… Read more