Company Profile

FIRM HISTORY

Joseph Wong Design Associates (JWDASM) has been at the forefront of global architectural and interior design since it was founded in San Diego, California in 1977. For over thirty years, JWDA has planned and designed major buildings throughout California and in most major cities in Asia. JWDA’s distinctive work is creative and elegant, complemented by its carefully developed knowledge of local history and context. Throughout the world, JWDA has created original, award-winning designs that are functional, efficient, and site-specific. With its talented resources of architects, designers, interior designers, landscape designers, planners and research team members, JWDA has maintained its reputation for developing top quality, meticulously coordinated and smoothly delivered projects to its global clients over the years.

AWARD-WINNING FIRM

As a full-service and multi-disciplinary firm, JWDA’s proven experience is evidenced by its receipt of more than 200 local and national awards of excellence. JWDA has also been awarded top prizes from a number of international design competitions. Among many others, recent awards include:

• AIA National & Local Honor Awards
• National Design-Build Institute Design Award
• McGraw-Hill’s California Construction Top Honors Award
• Boutique Design’s Best Restaurant Grand Award
• American Society of Interior Designers Award
• American Planning Association Award
• United Nations Habitat Planning Design Award
• Builder’s Choice Award
• Contract Magazine’s Inspiration Award
• Gold Nugget Award

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

Creative design, planning and technical expertise provide the foundation of the design philosophy at JWDA. True diversity allows JWDA to develop the uniqueness of each project and deliver the highest quality of architectural design. JWDA focuses on efficient, cost-effective and well-designed solutions for its clients and carries these principles through with sophisticated specification, careful attention to detail and fast track programs all aimed at achieving best value for JWDA clients.

PROJECT TYPES

JWDA’s diverse international practice includes multi-use urban developments, corporate headquarters and speculative office buildings, hotels and conference rooms, sports and recreation centers, facilities for educational and cultural institutions, multiple family housing and private residences.

DISCIPLINES

Architectural Design
Interior Design
Urban Design
Master Planning

Executive Team

JOSEPH O. WONG, FAIA

Founder & President

BERT SHEAR, RA

Senior Associate Principal

RICHARD ROUNDS, AIA

Senior Project Manager/Associate Principal

MATTHEW GEAMAN, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Project Architect/Associate Principal

DAVID PRIEST, AIA

Associate Principal

BRIAN HANSEN, RA

Senior Project Architect/Designer

REY CABALLES

Senior Project Manager

TOMAS VEGA-TAPIA

Project Manager/Associate

CHRISTOPH FASSLER, RA

Senior Architect/Designer

HEATHER N. GERAGHTY, NCIDQ, CID

Director, Interior Design

Design Team

BLES LOPEZ

Project Manager/Senior Associate

MICHAEL TRIA

Project Manager/Associate

VIVIAN TRIA

Project Manager/Associate

MARC PERRAULT, RA

Architect

NA AN, RA, LEED AP

Architect/Designer

MELCHOR SAMPAL

Senior CAD Manager

ADRIENNE WESTLUND

BIM Technologist

CORINNE KELLEY, LEED AP BD+C

Designer/Associate

EDWARD NATANAUAN

Designer

CATHERINE ARREAZA, ASSOCIATE AIA

Designer/Business Development

EDUARDO FRANCO

Intern Designer

Executive Team

JOSEPH O. WONG, FAIA

Founder & President

BERT SHEAR, RA

Senior Associate Principal

RICHARD ROUNDS, AIA

Senior Project Manager/Associate Principal

MATTHEW GEAMAN, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Project Architect/Associate Principal

DAVID PRIEST, AIA

Associate Principal

BRIAN HANSEN, RA

Senior Project Architect/Designer

REY CABALLES

Senior Project Manager

TOMAS VEGA-TAPIA

Project Manager/Associate

CHRISTOPH FASSLER, RA

Senior Architect/Designer

HEATHER N. GERAGHTY, NCIDQ, CID

Director, Interior Design

Design Team

BLES LOPEZ

Project Manager/Senior Associate

MICHAEL TRIA

Project Manager/Associate

VIVIAN TRIA

Project Manager/Associate

MARC PERRAULT, RA

Architect

NA AN, RA, LEED AP

Architect/Designer

MELCHOR SAMPAL

Senior CAD Manager

ADRIENNE WESTLUND

BIM Technologist

CORINNE KELLEY, LEED AP BD+C

Designer/Associate

EDWARD NATANAUAN

Designer

CATHERINE ARREAZA, ASSOCIATE AIA

Designer/Business Development

EDUARDO FRANCO

Intern Designer