Heidi honored at 2020 AIA Chicago Professional Excellence Awards ceremony

The AIA Chicago Annual Meeting & Professional Excellence Awards ceremony honoring Heidi as the 2020 Dubin Family Young Architect Award recipient was held virtually on December 15th. Presented by the association’s foundation, the annual award celebrates excellence in ability and exceptional contributions to Chicago-area architects. Heidi was recognized for her commitment to inclusive, accessible and…

Walsh Construction features John M.

Walsh Construction recently featured John M. as part of their weekly newsletter on Broadview Senior Apartments. As Project Architect on this project, John plays a major role in the design of this important facility that will bring much-needed affordable housing to seniors in Broadview. John spoke with Walsh about his background at Auburn University’s Rural…

Martin Avenue Apartments featured in Seniors Housing Business

As the needs of senior housing residents continue to evolve in the age of COVID, architects and designers are on the front lines of these changes.  Heidi recently shared key insights with Seniors Housing Business regarding Martin Avenue Apartments, a renovation and expansion project that provides affordable housing for seniors in Naperville, Illinois.  Featured in…

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…