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

Written by Wendy Osaki   The Northern California wine country is a very special place, perfect for indoor/outdoor living. As architects, how do we appreciate its beauty but tread lightly on the land? How do we take cues from the region’s historic agrarian forms but push the envelope when creating… Read more

Luxe Magazine featured our project Big Ranch Road in their national section titled Living – The Report. Focused on the luxury of light, the article is fitting for Big Ranch. As William Duff notes, “The very essence of this project was about exploring the play of light.” This is a… Read more

Congratulations to Alaska Airlines on the opening of a new lounge at San Francisco International Airport! We are proud to have partnered with them on the design of this modern, amenity-filled space. Excerpt from Alaska Airlines press release: ‘Today, Alaska Airlines is taking the Bay Area to new heights as… Read more

Mansion Global recently spoke with William Duff Architects residential project manager and music aficionado Dustin Foster about creative ways to display a vinyl record collection. This is a summary of the article by Jennifer Tzeses. ‘Maybe you’ve been amassing a pile of vinyl since “Thriller” was released, or perhaps you’re… Read more

Metal Construction News featured William Duff in their article Construction and COVID-19: Adaptation, Action and Aftermath. One of three architects included, William touched on everything from facing challenges to pivoting and lessons learned. This is a summary of an interview by Mark Robins of Metal Construction News. ‘While the COVID-19… Read more

Spaces Magazine recently featured our latest residential project, a private home gym on the Peninsula for a tech entrepreneur and triathlete. This is a summary of the article by Laura Hine. ‘Jim Westover, a partner and principal at the San Francisco-based firm William Duff Architects, recently finished a home gym… Read more

We are proud to join Gold Collective, an invitation-only network of San Francisco Bay Area-based entrepreneurs who believe in the power of community. This is a summary of an interview with William Duff, WDA Founder & Managing Principal, and Jim Westover, WDA Residential Practice Leader by Robyn Wise. ‘Rejecting trend… Read more

Kristin Riccio Interior Design asked Jim Westover, Principal and Residential Practice Leader at William Duff Architects, to weigh in on designing the perfect home gym. This is a summary of an article by Kristin Riccio. ‘Since this past year’s pandemic lockdowns forced gym and wellness studios to close their doors,… Read more