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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

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Telles to Associate. In his new role, Chris will continue to grow WDA’s retail practice by contributing his insights and expertise towards overall firm strategy, project management, and staff development. “We’re excited to see Chris grow into a leader within the firm… 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

2018 was a big year for WDA – we celebrated our 20th anniversary! We created a festive, illustrated stop motion video to commemorate this exciting milestone. Happy New Year and cheers to another great year! Click to view video Illustration by Brenna Daugherty Stop motion by Glorimar Irizarry Delgado and… Read more

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Explore the energy of asymmetry in 2019! The current issue of Luxe Magazine features WDA’s design for a Menlo Park dream home featuring a dynamic butterfly roof whose wings fly at different heights to accentuate the energy in the floorplans below. Read on to see the effects we were able… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Glorimar Irizarry Delgado to Job Captain. In her new role, Glorimar’s growing skill set will continue to benefit all three of our practice areas. “Glorimar’s passion and enthusiasm is catching. She brings a unique, creative perspective to everything she does, from architecture to… Read more

We opened our doors this summer for a Tacos + Tequila themed happy hour. Darts, hoops and tech-themed demos were also on the menu. Check out the video for a glimpse of the festivities. We hope to see you at a future event! Click to view video Video and music… Read more

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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