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…

Cheers to a successful 2019!

WJW recently celebrated a successful 2019, raising a glass to the many professional and personal accomplishments of the year at our annual holiday party.

Thank you to all who helped make this year a great one, and we look forward to a healthy and prosperous 2020!

 

WJW holiday group

WJW welcomes Parahita!

Parahita joined WJW in fall of 2019. Previously, she worked for an architecture firm in the Chicagoland area managing fast-paced corporate retail interior projects located in multiple states, as well as workplace renovation projects of a corporate office. Prior to her time in the commercial sector, Parahita worked at a Chicago-based architecture firm working on…