Liezel receives WELL AP Credential

Liezel recently completed and passed the WELL AP exam, earning the WELL AP credential. The WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building Standard and healthy building strategies, and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities. It explores how design, operations and behaviors within the places where we live, work,…

Grand Opening of Hope Manor Village

Mike and John M. recently attended the official grand opening for Volunteers of America’s Hope Manor Village, a new development that will bring 36 affordable two-bedroom apartments to the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. The apartments will consist of a mix of 12 two-flat and four three-flat buildings on 16 vacant lots, all of which have…

Grand Opening of Montclare Senior Residences of Calumet Heights

Mike, Keith, and David recently attended the grand opening ceremony for Montclare Senior Residences of Calumet Heights, a seven-story mixed-income residential development for seniors in the Calumet Heights neighborhood of Chicago. Located on the site of a long-vacant lot along the Stony Island Corridor, the community includes 101 one-bedroom apartments and 33 two-bedroom apartments, with…

Michelle to present in UIC’s Summer 2020 Symposium on Energy, Environment & Sustainability

This Wednesday September 23rd, Michelle will be participating as a presenter and panelist in UIC’s Summer 2020 Symposium on Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (SEES). The symposium will offer insight into the importance of the ecological footprint of buildings, and how to better plan and build sustainably for the future. The event will run from 3-4…

Andy’s Place featured on WLNS

Andy’s Place, a permanent supportive housing development for people in recovery from opioid addiction located in Jackson, Michigan, was featured on WLNS. The development will provide 50 total units of housing in two buildings: one three-story building with 39 single bedroom units and first-floor community and supportive service spaces, and another building with 11 units…

Ravenswood Senior Living featured in Bloomberg CityLab

Ravenswood Senior Living, an adaptive reuse development which will provide affordable housing for seniors in the long-vacant Ravenswood Hospital, was featured in Bloomberg CityLab. The article discusses the impact of the pandemic on senior living, and the role of design as well as affordability in creating safer and healthier residential spaces for older Americans in the era…

WJW featured in Chicago Architect

WJW was recently featured in the July/August issue of Chicago Architect magazine, published by AIA Chicago. The article, written collaboratively by several members of staff, shares how WJW has started our own conversations about race within the firm, and provides resources for other firms on how to begin having important dialogues and continued discussions as well.…