AD PRO by Architectural Digest asked Jim Westover, Principal and Residential Practice Leader at William Duff Architects, to weigh in on the seven requests clients are expected to make post COVID-19. This is a summary of an article by Danine Alati for AD PRO. Clearly defined spaces “How do you… Read more

Office Snapshots highlights our office design for Obscura Digital, now part of Madison Square Garden Company. This is a summary of an article for Office Snapshots. ‘William Duff Architects (WDA) unearths the old to create something new along San Francisco’s iconic waterfront for Obscura Digital, now part of Madison Square… Read more

Article by Neil Ginty, WDA The San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work list did not feature any architecture firms for the past two years, but we can proudly say that we placed #11 on the smallest companies list this year, and are the only architecture firm on the… Read more

Article by Neil Ginty, WDA The emerging consensus for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is the need for a transition back to “normality.” That transition should see a gradual reopening of society with restaurants expected to return early with music festivals and ballparks likely taking longer. Here at WDA, we… Read more

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Our “classy development of the British Airways lounge” was the feature project when Hospitality Snapshots namechecked our catalog of past and future retail design projects for iconic brands and local enterprise at San Francisco International Airport. The piece describes our history of delivering to fast-paced schedules and navigating the challenges… Read more

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Office Insight magazine recently explored the airport experience as an emerging frontier in American hospitality. They chatted with our founder, William Duff, and Retail Practice Leader, Jonathan Tsurui, about their 15 years of hospitality design in the evolving airport environment. William spoke about how airports responded to increased security since… Read more

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CA Home + Design recently singled-out WDA founder and principal, William Duff, for their ongoing “Architect Crush” series for some insightful Q+A. He chatted about crafting Big Ranch Road – “a piece of art as much as a piece of architecture,” and the importance of including local artists in WDA’s… Read more

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We are proud to participate in the publication of San Francisco Architects – Top Bay Area Studios by Francesc Zamora Mola. The San Francisco Bay Area was chosen for its “dynamic architectural scene.” As Mola explains in the book, the nearly thirty firms featured here “show great respect for the… Read more

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Looking for ethereal architectural inspiration from the skies? Scroll through the butterfly roofs Dwell has curated to make your heart flutter. We’re honored that our Butterfly House is among the projects that show the expansive possibilities for this lofty modern form.

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It wouldn’t be Green Acres without a barn! Check out the latest issue of Patron Magazine to see how WDA’s artistic reimagining of a historic barn structure anchors the grounds of Dallas-based art patrons’ Big Ranch Road wine country haven. We love these views of our sculptural design harmoniously sited… Read more

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Light-filled summer days always make us think of the Napa Valley, so we’re pleased that California Home + Design featured a new view of Big Ranch Road on the cover of its Summer 2019 issue. WDA Founder and Managing Principal William Duff considers this AIASF Design Award-winning project to be… Read more

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Our designs often strive to highlight the beauty and warmth of wood, so we’re delighted that Embark Magazine features the many ways we used this material to unify the Butterfly House. Cedar, Fir, Oak, Koto, Ipe—read on to see how we used this environmentally-sustainable material palette to render a comfortable… Read more