WJW goes out to the ballgame

Over a pleasant and warm evening earlier this summer, a group of WJW staff ventured out to catch the Chicago White Sox game against the Miami Marlins. Dollar hotdogs were consumed as the promoted special of the night, and a good time was had by all!

 

    

WJW welcomes Joi!

Joi joined the WJW team in the summer of 2019. Prior to this, Joi attended the University of Michigan where she received both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master’s of Architecture.  While at Michigan, she was the Mentorship Program Chair of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, working with Detroit high…

WJW welcomes John!

John joined WJW during the summer of 2019 after completing his Master of Architecture degree at the University of Michigan. John also completed his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the last year of which he spent studying at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura del Vallés in…

Jane appointed to the Evanston Plan Commission

Jane has been appointed to serve on the Evanston Plan Commission. The Plan Commission is responsible for hearing public comment, initiating studies, and advising the City Council on matters related to land use, zoning, physical planning, and urban design. Nine voting members are appointed by the Mayor and serve up to two three-year terms. Daniel Burnham once…

Todd presents at 2019 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Representing WJW as a featured panelist, Todd presented in the Adaptive Reuse for Revitalization session at this year’s Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. Moderated by Alan Quick of IHDA, the panel focused on how adaptive reuse developments can be repurposed for housing to revitalize communities. Many communities are burdened with dilapidated or underutilized existing…

WJW hosts Spring Break intern Isaac Li

WJW recently hosted Isaac Li from the University of Michigan for a spring break internship. Over the course of the week, Isaac was able to implement ideas discussed during WJW’s recent IHDA submission process with a combination of ArchiCAD plan revisions, furniture layouts, and sketching for site plans and elevations. His week also included excursions…

Elizabeth presents at 2018 Housing Matters! Conference

Elizabeth recently gave a presentation at the 2018 Housing Matters! Conference in Bloomington, IL, with Dena Bell of IFF.  Titled “Models for Affordable Housing Scattered Site Developments: Two Case Studies and Perspectives,” their presentation provided both a developer’s and an architect’s perspective on design, regulatory review, and construction processes, and focused on two scattered site…