Written by Neil Ginty, Architect   The lure of the land brings with it certain questions of function, practicality, and design which can be overwhelming. Even in a wild landscape, design is a process of foundations and framework that culminates in customized solutions. The team at WDA is producing a… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki   We are proud to announce we placed on the San Francisco Business Times’ 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for the second year in a row. Companies who made the list were ranked by percentage growth in revenue from 2018 to 2020. The SFBT article’s… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki   The Northern California wine country is a very special place, perfect for indoor/outdoor living. As architects, how do we appreciate its beauty but tread lightly on the land? How do we take cues from the region’s historic agrarian forms but push the envelope when creating… Read more

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

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Katerina Leung to Job Captain. In her new role, Katerina will have more ownership over her projects in terms of design, permitting and production as well as coordinating with consultants, engineers and vendors to ensure meeting our clients’ goals on time and on… 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