WJW welcomes Andrew!

Andrew joined WJW in the fall of 2017. Previously, Andrew worked for a design-build firm focusing on high-end single-family residential and hospitality projects throughout Chicago. Andrew graduated from Auburn University with Bachelor degrees in both Architecture and Interior Architecture. While in school, he participated in a foreign studies program which took him to Istanbul, Turkey…


Kat highlighted in the ISoA Blog

Kat was recently highlighted as one of three featured alums on The Illinois School of Architecture Blog. In her interview, she offers advice to current and future Architecture students, talks about her favorite classes, and mentions the work she is doing currently at WJW.

Check out the full article here.



WJW featured at official opening of Between States

WJW recently attended the official opening party for Between States, as part of the Chicago Architectural Biennial. The exhibition is part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s multi-year 50 Designers/50 Ward investigation that challenges design teams to identify a physical asset in one of Chicago’s 50 wards that could benefit from a redesign and imagine a way…


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…


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…


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…


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…