WJW announces expansion of its Interiors practice

WJW is pleased to announce the expansion of its architecture and interiors practice with the recent addition of Senior Interior Designer, Martha Strong, and Interior Designer, Kelly Shulman, whose specialty is evidence based seniors housing and healthcare.  Martha brings over thirty years of interior design experience and is a graduate of The School of the…

WJW welcomes Kat!

WJW welcomes Kat! Kat joined the firm during the summer of 2016 after receiving her masters of architecture degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. While completing her master’s, Kat worked as a teaching assistant and research assistant for the school of architecture. Her B.S. in Architectural Studies was received from the same institution in 2014. During…

Members of Illinois Graduate Healthcare Studio places 2nd in AIA’s The Chicago Award in Architecture

For the second year in a row the Illinois Graduate Healthcare Studio led by William Worn has placed in the prestigious AIA Chicago Prize. Wanwan Shao, Widya Ramdhani, and Yuxuan Wang from the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana came in second place with their Noida Medical Center: Hospital that Responds to the Living Pattern of India. Their proposal brings a much-needed emergency care…

WJW welcomes Liezel!

WJW welcomes Liezel! Liezel received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Studies, with a Minor in Sociology, from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  Previously, she worked with a Chicago-based architecture firm on adaptive reuse and new projects for local small businesses, non-profits, and homeowners.  She is interested…

Grand Opening for Access Peoria

Elizabeth recently attended the grand opening for Access Peoria on March 15th, in the East Bluff Neighborhood in Peoria, Illinois. The sixteen scattered side, affordable duplex units have either one or two bedrooms, with kitchens open to the living room. All units were designed to be fully accessible, as part of the Home First program. The…

The Kilpatrick Renaissance wins a 2015 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Award

The Kilpatrick Renaissance was recently named a winner in the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards for 2015. SHN’s annual design competition highlights some of the most of exciting, innovative design solutions in senior housing. The Kilpatrick Renaissance is a 4-story independent senior’s apartment building located in Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood. The project includes 98 residential units available to…