Luxe Magazine featured our project Big Ranch Road in their national section titled Living – The Report. Focused on the luxury of light, the article is fitting for Big Ranch. As William Duff notes, “The very essence of this project was about exploring the play of light.” This is a… Read more

Organized by our strategic initiative group, DEI+I (Diversity Equity Inclusion + Impact) In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of our firm with Hispanic/LatinX heritage volunteered to share their stories. They touched on everything from their favorite Hispanic/LatinX architects to how their heritage influences their work.     WDA: What… Read more

Congratulations to Alaska Airlines on the opening of a new lounge at San Francisco International Airport! We are proud to have partnered with them on the design of this modern, amenity-filled space. Excerpt from Alaska Airlines press release: ‘Today, Alaska Airlines is taking the Bay Area to new heights as… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki School was back in session this summer for our second year of Arch Camp. Produced and designed by our DEI+I (Diversity Equity Inclusion + Impact) group, Arch Camp is a crash course in architecture for local high school students. We caught up with two of the… Read more

Mansion Global recently spoke with William Duff Architects residential project manager and music aficionado Dustin Foster about creative ways to display a vinyl record collection. This is a summary of the article by Jennifer Tzeses. ‘Maybe you’ve been amassing a pile of vinyl since “Thriller” was released, or perhaps you’re… Read more

Metal Construction News featured William Duff in their article Construction and COVID-19: Adaptation, Action and Aftermath. One of three architects included, William touched on everything from facing challenges to pivoting and lessons learned. This is a summary of an interview by Mark Robins of Metal Construction News. ‘While the COVID-19… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki   Over the culmination of a five-year effort, we created a working tool to empower our team to individually express their ideas within the framework of a cohesive design vision. Composed of multiple principles, this tool took shape in the form of a book called Design… Read more

Spaces Magazine recently featured our latest residential project, a private home gym on the Peninsula for a tech entrepreneur and triathlete. This is a summary of the article by Laura Hine. ‘Jim Westover, a partner and principal at the San Francisco-based firm William Duff Architects, recently finished a home gym… Read more

As a featured Architect Profile in ACE Update William Duff made the cover of their June issue. In conversation with Vikas Bhadra, William touched on everything from inspiration to challenges, and execution. This is a summary of an interview by Vikas Bhadra of ACE Update – an international trade magazine… Read more

Throughout May, one practice leader took over WDA’s Instagram account each week. They shared images of their process, talked about what inspires them and drives their practice, and what Design for a Modern World means to them. Read on to see what they had to say and be sure to… Read more

Organized by our strategic initiative group, DEI+I (Diversity Equity Inclusion + Impact) In support of raising AAPI awareness, members of our firm with Asian heritage volunteered to share their stories for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. They touched on everything from feeling like an outsider to learning from… Read more

We are proud to join Gold Collective, an invitation-only network of San Francisco Bay Area-based entrepreneurs who believe in the power of community. This is a summary of an interview with William Duff, WDA Founder & Managing Principal, and Jim Westover, WDA Residential Practice Leader by Robyn Wise. ‘Rejecting trend… Read more