Inside the Dream Home The Toronto Star interviewed William Duff about his design vision for Butterfly House, bringing two cultures together under one uniquely designed roof, addressing intergenerational living and the pandemic. This is a summary of an article by Georgie Binks for The Toronto Star. ‘Living together, yet apart,… Read more

Hospitality Snapshots featured three of our recently completed restaurant projects at SFO. Located at Harvey Milk Terminal 1, these projects include the only current US West Coast airport location for Illy; the first United States airport location for Goldilocks; and the first-ever airport location for Amy’s Drive-Thru. This is a… Read more

We are proud to be included in the publication of 150 New Best of the Best House Ideas by Macarena Abascal Valdenebro from Harper Collins Publishers. The book features a collection of single-family homes from all-over the world, including our Butterfly House project. Excerpt from the book: ‘In recent years… Read more

Minimal Select, an Australian-based digital publication that curates “clean, simple, high-quality design” showcased Butterfly House. This relaxing oasis for an intercontinental couple with busy careers in technology and their two young children blurs indoors and outdoors. Located in a neighborhood of similarly-scaled homes, near Silicon Valley’s intellectual and financial hub,… Read more

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