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WDA is delighted to announce the publication of Wood Architecture Today by David Andreu, which includes our Golden Oak Residence and Big Ranch Road designs. The book showcases a range of projects from across the globe that feature wood as an integral component. Our Founder and Managing Principal, William Duff,… Read more

For our inaugural SF Design Week event, we invited design lovers to join us for coffee and bagels, and promised to answer to all their burning questions about architecture. Our partner and principal Jim Westover talked about office culture, projects and opportunities. And job captains Parvathy Nair and Gustavo Bermudez… Read more

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Congratulations to Neil Ginty, our latest team member to pass the grueling battery of National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB) examinations and be one step away from being a licensed architect! Did you know NCARB certification requires passing six exams that together total 21 hours of test time? Whether… Read more

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We’re surrounded by an amazing natural palette—the light and landscape of Northern California. The latest issue of Modern Luxury Silicon Valley explores ways we incorporated the surrounding site’s beauty into the architectural features of our Golden Oak project in Portola Valley. Read on to experience the harmony we designed—between communal,… Read more

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Another extraordinary San Francisco Renovation! Architecture can create a canvas for an interior designer to paint a masterpiece. Check out Melanie Coddington of Coddington Design’s sophisticated yet family-friendly “husband-friendly glam” look that completes WDA’s light-filled architectural design in the latest issue of California Home + Design.

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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

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WDA appears in the recent Wall Street Journal article, “A California Barn That’s Both Home and Art Sculpture.” Read about how our design fits into the home’s significant art collection, and how opposing mirrors helped us create a “kaleidoscope effect” as we adapted the historic barn into a contemporary entertaining… Read more

We are proud to announce we won a Merit Award for Big Ranch Road at the 2018 AIASF Design Awards! Thanks to AIASF, our wonderful clients, amazing design team and consultants, and all of our friends and colleagues. We are so honored be recognized in this category. Check out the… Read more

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