WJA welcomes Michelle Dresden

We’re happy to welcome Michelle Dresden to the team. Michelle joined the firm in January 2011 after earning a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan, where she was awarded the Eugene T. Cleland Scholarship and the James C. Jeas Scholarship. During her graduate studies, Michelle spent a semester abroad studying in Italy…

Mayor Daley Joins Housing Officials For Groundbreaking Of Hope Manor Veterans Apartments

WJA’s Diane Baker and Keith Criminger were joined by Mayor Daley himself at the groundbreaking ceremony for Hope Manor Apartments. “We are committed to providing not only the needed, safe and affordable housing that our veterans deserve but also the educational, employment, medical and social services they need to get back on the path to…

Heidi Dahle Graduates with MSAHD from UIC

Congratulations to Heidi Dahle, who recently completed her M.S. in Architecture in Health Design. From UIC’s website: “The Master of Science in Architecture in Health Design (MSAHD) is a two-year program dedicated to reinventing the design of health delivery systems and environments in the age of globalization and pandemics.” William Worn created and directs the program.…

Heidi Dahle wins National Competition, will present research in San Diego

Heidi Dahle and Christian Feldkircher have won the AIAS “Redefining Home” competition. The two will present their work next week at the Environments for Aging conference in San Diego. This was a national competition with many entries including a number of schools doing the competition as studio work. Congratulations to Heidi and Christian on this…