WJW is Hiring!

Career opportunities at WJW! We are seeking a motivated, mission-driven, and technically savvy architect or licensure candidate with 2-6 years of experience to join our team. The position requires: Participation in collaborative design process Extensive BIM modeling experience in ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials Creation and management of…

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Heidi is a featured speaker at the AIA’s NEI chapter meeting

Heidi recently was one of two featured speakers at the AIA’s Northeast Illinois Chapter annual business meeting. She spoke on the best practices in design for Senior Living, as well as WJW’s work in Senior Living design. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session. Find out more about the AIA’s Northeast Illinois…

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Grand Opening of Colonial Manor Danville

A grand (re)opening was held on August 31, 2017 for the Colonial Manor community in Danville, Illinois. This challenging project provides major programmatic upgrades to an existing 90-bed Skilled Nursing Facility whose original plans date to the 1950s. WJW’s design includes a new addition and substantial renovations to this legacy building to promote the operator’s…

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Bill honored with HCD 10 award!

Bill was recently honored with an HCD 10 Award. The HCD 10 Award, from the editors of Healthcare Design, is an annual awards program that honors professionals across 10 categories of nominees and shines a spotlight on the broad spectrum of stars in our industry. Bill award in the category of Educator was chosen for his body of work…

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Silver Birch of Hammond Earns 2012 NGBS Silver Certification

Silver Birch of Hammond in Hammond, Indiana recently received 2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Silver Certification. The project provides 125 units of affordable assisted living for seniors. Green building practices are integral to the design, construction, and daily operations of the building by providing connectivity to the larger community, energy and resource efficiency, and…

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Grand Opening of White Oaks of McHenry

A grand opening was held on August 31, 2017 for White Oaks of McHenry. The project is a 40 unit, memory care facility designed to serve older adults with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. The building will be managed by Gardant Management Solutions. It is located adjacent to Gardant’s Heritage Woods of McHenry Assisted Living,…

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Grand Opening of Hope Manor Joliet

A grand opening was held on August 25, 2017 for Hope Manor Joliet. This is a 67 unit, campus-style, permanent supportive housing development for American Veterans and their families. The Veterans residing at Hope Manor Joliet were either previously homeless or at risk of homelessness. Volunteers of America is the developer and provider of the…

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Ground breaks at Fox Meadows Independent Living

Construction has started on the Fox Meadows Independent Living development in McLeansboro, IL. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 28. The proposed independent seniors development consists of a new construction, two story building with 30 dwelling units, a variety of resident common spaces, and a resident outdoor patio and garden area. It is an…

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