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…

Todd speaks at the Chicagoland Senior Housing Real Estate Conference

Todd was a recent featured panelist at the Chicagoland Senior Housing Real Estate Conference held at the University Club of Chicago. His panel included discussion about where senior housing development is happening, different and evolving product types, how the Chicago market compares to others, and operation trends and issues impacting bottom line. More information on the conference can be…

Herb obtains his CDFA certification

WJW is pleased to announce that Herb has recently earned the credential of Certified Design Firm Administrator (“CDFA”) after successfully completing the CDFA exam developed and administered by the Society for Design Administration. “Earning the CDFA designation clearly demonstrates a commitment to the A/E/C industry and to personal and professional excellence,” said Natalie Newman, SDA National…