WJW is Hiring!

Career opportunities at WJW! We are seeking a motivated, mission-driven, and technically savvy architecture licensure candidate with 1-3 years of experience to join our team. The position requires: Participation in collaborative design process BIM modeling experience in ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules Familiarity…

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WJW visits the Chicago Architecture Biennial

On a recent early fall Friday afternoon, WJW staff travelled over to the Chicago Cultural Center to explore the newly opened Chicago Architecture Biennial exhibition, on view from September 19th, 2019 – January 5th, 2020. Titled …and other such stories, the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial is rooted in close readings of the spatial realities of its…

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Michelle participates in NAMIWalks Chicago

On Saturday Sept 14, Michelle walked with Team Renaissance in NAMIWalks Chicago, which is an annual 5K walk along Lake Michigan that gathers advocates to raise awareness around mental health, fundraise for important mental health services, and end stigma. It was a beautiful afternoon walking along the lake with thousands of individuals supporting the crucial…

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WJW Rides for the Kids!

WJW recently sponsored a Water Stop on ARCO/Murray’s annual Bike Ride for the Kids. The ride encourages young individuals to pursue education and career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, and specifically, the funds raised support FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology) Lego teams where students design, build,…

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WJW Supports a Taste of Hope

Recently Maggie and Michelle attended a Taste of Hope in support of Renaissance Social Services, which was an intimate evening tasting wine at J9 Wine Bar in Chicago. WJW sponsored the event along with other Renaissance partners. The group learned about differences between Old World and New World wines with two outstanding sommeliers, along with great…

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WJW goes out to the ballgame

Over a pleasant and warm evening earlier this summer, a group of WJW staff ventured out to catch the Chicago White Sox game against the Miami Marlins. Dollar hotdogs were consumed as the promoted special of the night, and a good time was had by all!

 

    

WJW welcomes Joi!

Joi joined the WJW team in the summer of 2019. Prior to this, Joi attended the University of Michigan where she received both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master’s of Architecture.  While at Michigan, she was the Mentorship Program Chair of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students, working with Detroit high…

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Missing Middle submissions showcased at design symposium

Todd, Elizabeth, Albert, Liezel, Andrew, and Connor recently attended the event “Filling the Gap: Affordable Housing Crisis Through Design” at the Metropolitan Planning Council in Chicago, which featured a panel discussion and showcase of the winning submissions for the Missing Middle Competition. Among numerous entries from across the country, WJW’s submission received an Honorable Mention.…

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