William Worn and Diane Baker recently attended the groundbreaking for Heritage Woods of Charleston. Bill looks pretty handy with that golden shovel.
New furniture in the building means it’s close to finished! Check out some of the interiors for Countryside Senior Apartments:
Todd Wiltse and Diane Baker recently embarked on a voyage to Mars. Working with a housing organization in Chicago, Todd and Diane worked with youth in the center to discuss what life would be like on another planet. Things got creative! Take a look.
WJA’s project, Veterans Village of Omaha, was recently featured on the KETV Channel 7 news in Omaha. The project is a proposed 5 story, 100 dwelling unit building intended to provide supportive housing and support services for American Veterans who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. Watch the video here: Veterans Village of…
WJA is pleased to see that University of Illinois’ new residence hall is featured in the Chicago Tribune. Described as the most “user-friendly dorm in the country for students with severe physical disabilities,” Beckwith Hall spearheads accessible design on university campuses. “The sinks, thermostats and light switches are at an accessible height. Dorm room doors…
WJA wishes Amanda Donofrio a fond farewell. Amanda and her husband, Mark, are leaving Chicago to pursue a new adventure in Eugene, Oregon. We wish them the best. Amanda will be sorely missed at WJA.
New to the team is Alexis Hankett, our Summer 2010 Intern. We are glad to keep her!
WJA welcomes Alexis Hankett and Lorene Ford to the office this summer. Alexis recently completed her M.Arch. from University of Michigan. Lorene is currently studying for her Masters at UIC.
The two joined Diane Baker at the Merchandise Mart this week to explore the new design offerings from NeoCon. Pretty cool stuff.
Exciting news from Gifford, Illinois: Country Health, Phase One is now complete.
WJA’s Office Manager, Eric Hoff, recently visited Barcelona, Spain. Being an architectural hub, Barcelona provided plenty of photo opps. Enjoy!
We had the chance to check out the green roof atop Fountain View, in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood. Only one year after planting, and the green roof is doing very well.