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

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

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California Home + Design features our collaboration with interior designer, Denise Maloney, to transform the lower level of a Ashbury Heights home into a welcoming family area. Story by Abigail Stone, and Photography by David Duncan Livingston.

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Architectural Alchemy by Reed Wright Photographs by Matthew Millman With smoked mirrors, architect William Duff transformed a modest barn in Napa into a luminous sculpture.

From fine artists to culinary geniuses to technology gurus, Northern California is home to creative and inventive individuals. Defined by its vibrant landscape, colorful architecture and rich history, the region is a cultural haven in which the design industry thrives. Read on for a glimpse into the local aesthetic from… Read more

By Zahid Sardar — Architect William Duff’s latest commission turns a modest structure into a glowing sculpture for art collectors Cindy and Howard Rachofsky. 

By Anh-Minh Le – You can’t judge a house by its shingled exterior. At least not the 1920 Pacific Heights dwelling that belongs to San Francisco interior designer Kendall Wilkinson’s clients: a hospitality/tech industry executive and his family, which includes two young sons. Just beyond the red front door is… Read more