Hospitality Snapshots featured three of our hospitality projects this summer. From airport lounges to rooftop bars to micro-food halls these projects share in common our passion for design and collaboration. Here’s a summary of each feature:   Kaiyo Rooftop “Design and atmosphere inspirations were drawn from the lush greenery setting… Read more

Metal Architecture featured William Duff in the article Designing with Metal Plates. More than a utilitarian material, William shares the design and structural benefits of using metal plates, and cautions. This is a summary of the article edited by Mark Robins of Metal Architecture. ‘”Because solid metal plates are durable… Read more

We are proud to announce that Kaiyo Rooftop has been selected as an award-winning project by the SF Design Week Award jury. Thank you to SF Design Week, our client and the talented design team and consultants who brought this rooftop oasis to life. We find it extremely rewarding to… Read more

We are proud to announce that the South San Francisco Economic Advancement Center project has been recognized with an SF Design Week Award for community projects.  Thank you to the SF Design Week jury, the Client Group and the talented design team and consultants who helped to make this project… Read more

We are proud to be included in General Contractors Magazine’s list of Best Restaurant Architects in San Mateo. While we are rooted in San Francisco, our reach extends throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Read more here.

    It’s World Book Day and we’re looking at one of our firm favorites, Design Vision – which in fairness, is much more of a tool, in book form. The concept for Design Vision, as a book, was conceived in 2015 with a simple idea. “I wanted to empower… Read more

Restaurant Hospitality featured William Duff Architects’ latest restaurant project for Brick x Brick Hospitality Group, Kaiyo Rooftop, in their New Restaurant Concepts article, San Francisco’s Brick x Brick Hospitality expands Nikkei concept KAIYŌ. This is a summary of the article by Megan Moseley of Restaurant Hospitality. ‘KAIYŌ Rooftop is located on… Read more

Eater San Francisco featured William Duff Architects’ latest restaurant project, Kaiyo Rooftop, in their article, A Rooftop Nikkei Oasis Touches Down in SoMa with Tropical Cocktails and Skyline Views. This is a summary of the article by Lauren Saria of Eater SF. ‘A bright new rooftop bar and restaurant from… Read more

We are proud to be included in General Contractors Magazine’s list of Best Commercial Architects in Los Gatos. While we are rooted in San Francisco, our reach extends throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Read more here.

AECbytes, a technology publication for the building industry, shares William Duff Architects’ perspective on AEC technology in their firm profiles. The article discusses WDA’s current tools, wish list for the future, technology challenges and more. This is a summary of the article written by Wendy Osaki of WDA and edited… Read more

ARCHITECT Magazine featured William Duff’s opinion on design approach, titled William S. Duff Jr.: Establish a People-Based Practice in Architecture. He shares examples on how to create a people-based firm and discusses the benefits in doing so. This is a summary of the article edited by Wanda Lau of ARCHITECT… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki   We are proud to announce we placed on the San Francisco Business Times’ 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for the second year in a row. Companies who made the list were ranked by percentage growth in revenue from 2018 to 2020. The SFBT article’s… Read more