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
How the Coronavirus is Redefining Architecture To understand how COVID-19 is changing modern-day design, Senior Investigative Reporter Bigad Shaban from NBC Bay Area spoke with nine Bay Area-based architects from six different firms including William Duff Architects. From homes to offices, restaurants to college campuses, the pandemic is forcing architects… Read more
We are proud to be included in San Francisco Architects list of Best Retail Architects in San Francisco. As noted by editor and founder Jack Cookson, “After researching every builder in the area, we selected William Duff Architects as one of the best firms. We were particularly impressed by the… 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
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
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
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.
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
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
By Patricia Sheehan, Editor-in-Chief – Welcome to VMSD’s third annual celebration of up-and-coming designers (35 years or younger) in the retail realm. Since 2012’s inauguration of the award program, we’ve realized steadily increasing participation from retailers and design firms that recognize the value of showcasing the industry’s best and brightest talent.
William Duff Architects Use the Fibonnaci Sequence to Create Beautiful, Efficient Wheeler Home San Francisco-based William Duff Architects is known for integrating sustainability into high design – and their Wheeler Residence in Menlo Park exemplifies this practice. This 4,845-square-foot four-bedroom single family home is a modern masterpiece. The Wheeler Residence… Read more