Airport concessions is a growing industry that gives local retailers and restaurants an opportunity to showcase their brands to an array of passengers from across the country and around the world. Over the past decade, WDA’s Retail Practice has developed an expertise bringing projects to life in our local airports,… Read more

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Our Director of Operations, Phoebe Lam, was honored to be featured in conversation with Catherine Meng, architect at DLR Group | Kwan Henmi and host of the Design Voice Podcast. In this episode Phoebe talks about how she made the transition from project management into an operations role, and how… Read more

As we turned the calendar forward to 2019, we asked WDA Founder and Managing Principal William Duff for his reflections on WDA’s 20th Anniversary in 2018: Duff still remembers the nervous excitement he felt when he opened his own firm in 1998. His first “office” was a room in his… Read more

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This year’s AIASF Small Firms, Great Projects features our founder William Duff’s insight into the architectural profession. Read on to view our own extended William Duff interview covering his thoughts on architecture, technology, and even the lessons he learned as an Eagle Scout. What lessons did you learn as an… Read more

In our continuous quest for a happy, effective workplace, our team took the Everything DiSC Workplace assessment this summer. Results from the DiSC survey are designed to help people understand themselves and how to work with others better. And we scored a big fat “C!” As mediocre as this may… 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

Congratulations to the students who participated in MenloHacks II this spring! A hackathon run by the students at Menlo School, MenloHacks gives aspiring high school programmers the opportunity to learn from each other and industry mentors. Students come from schools all around the Bay Area, and some traveled from as… Read more

Grigsby Lindenbaum is an art consulting firm that launched on January 1, 2014. Although the firm is brand new, it combines the talents of two veteran art professionals with over 30 years of experience between them–Laura Grigsby and Lisa Lindenbaum. WDA has been lucky to have known Laura over the… Read more

We’re proud to present an interview series that highlights talented Bay Area contractors, designers, and architecture and arts professionals. We couldn’t have asked for a better inaugural interviewee than Jeff King, General Contractor and founder of Jeff King & Company, whose craftsmanship and philosophy we’ve long admired. Always working from a… Read more