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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

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Wendy Osaki to Associate. In her new role, Wendy will help WDA grow by contributing to firm strategy and continuing to apply and expand her skill set in Marketing and Operations. “As a member of the Marketing and Operations teams, Wendy offers a… Read more

Our talented teammate, Glorimar Irizarry Delgado, put together this colorful glimpse of her visit to the 2017 Chicago Architectural Biennial “Make New History” this year at the Chicago Cultural Center. A former film studies student, she combined both of her passions – architecture and film – in the making of… Read more

As a smaller architecture firm, it can seem like a big leap to use 360° views and virtual reality (VR) to help clients visualize an idea. It requires research, trial and error, and upfront expense to successfully integrate these tools. However, we think the benefits are more than worth it…. Read more