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,…

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…

WJW welcomes Ian!

Although WJW continues to work remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are very pleased to welcome Ian to the team! In the summer of 2020, Ian joined WJW after working for an architecture firm focusing on fast-paced high-end hospitality, historic renovation, and urban planning exercises. Prior to that he was working on multi-family affordable housing…

WJW welcomes Rachel!

While the COVID-19 pandemic has WJW still sheltering in place, we are very glad to welcome Rachel to the WJW family virtually! Before moving to Chicago, Rachel worked for an architecture firm in New York City focusing on high end residential renovations and townhouses for private families. Prior to her time in the residential sector, Rachel…

WJW Virtual Happy Hour

With the WJW staff now working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was great to connect for a “virtual happy hour” via Zoom last Friday. As we adjust to working outside of the in-person interactive environment of daily life at the office, it was wonderful to “see” one another and toast to continued health, flattening the…

Heidi serves as panel moderator at 2020 Illinois Affordable Housing Forum

Heidi recently represented WJW as the moderator for the Achievements in Design and Construction panel at this year’s Illinois Affordable Housing Forum, hosted by the Illinois Housing Council. Focused on new achievements in design and construction of affordable housing, the conversation touched on the challenges in balancing the desires to create housing that is healthy, resilient, and achieves…

WJW hosts Spring Break intern Trenton Werner

WJW recently hosted Trenton Werner from the University of Michigan for a spring break internship. Over the course of the week, Trenton was able to study issues & trends in senior and affordable housing and gain an understanding of WJW’s current work and office culture. Trenton met with various members of the firm to discuss precedents and articles pertaining to the firm’s…