TCR’s Simone is Tallest Tower in Little Italy – to be Completed Summer 2023

Expected to open in July 2023, Little Italy’s Simone Tower soars to new heights amongst its downtown neighbors. At 36 stories, Simone will be the tallest tower in Little Italy, equipped with spectacular unobstructed views of downtown and the marina.  Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design in December 2018.  JWDA was retained by Trammell […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Honored in the SDBJ’s 2022 edition of the SD500 as One of the Most Influential People in San Diego for two consecutive years.

In spite of a global pandemic, the construction industry continues to move forward with vigor, with the JWDA team working hard these past two years to bring thousands of new homes to San Diegans.  Even during these unprecedented times, the team’s active pursuit of new projects and enduring relationships with members of this industry (and […] Learn More

Luxury Tower 525 Olive is Complete

Construction has finished for 525 Olive, a nearly $100 million tower sited in the Bankers Hill neighborhood of San Diego.  JWDA was retained by the unique partnership of Greystar and St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral to provide full architectural services on the project, with Jules Wilson Design Studio as Interior Designer.  For more info., please visit […] Learn More

Vivian Tria Promoted to Associate Principal

JWDA is pleased to announce that Vivian Tria has been promoted to Associate Principal. With over 15 years of experience at JWDA, Vivian has become an expert in successfully delivering complex, high-density residential projects to our clients. She works closely and collaboratively with the design and development team from project conception through construction.  In addition […] Learn More

Palisade at Westfield UTC Featured in METAL ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE

Metal Architecture featured JWDA’s Palisade at Westfield UTC for its exterior application of custom metal panel and floor-to-ceiling glazing in its April 2022 publication. Full article as found in the 2022 April MA Online: The Palisade at Westfield UTC is a 23-story, cast-in-place concrete residential tower clad in a semi-transparent skin of aluminum panels and […] Learn More

Azuriik Affordable Development Planned for National City

Azuriik is a new publicly funded affordable housing project located on Roosevelt Avenue and East 2nd Street in National City, approximately 10 miles south of downtown San Diego along the San Diego Bay.  At 22 stories, the project will be one of the tallest buildings in south county, with high visibility from the surrounding Interstate […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Honored as One of Most Influential People in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal’s 2021 edition of the SD500.

Joseph Wong, FAIA has been honored as one of the most influential business leaders in San Diego by the SDBJ, for bringing a remarkable impact to our business community and the community at large. As Founder and President of JWDA Architects, Joe is involved on every project that makes its way to the firm, including […] Learn More

Principal Matthew Geaman Named San Diego County’s 2021 Men of Influence by SD Metro Magazine

Please join us in celebrating Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB, having recently been named San Diego County’s 2021 Men of Influence by SD Metro Magazine. As Principal at JWDA, Matthew is an esteemed colleague and friend, with significant ties to the architectural profession and community.  With 20 years of experience, overlapping 13 years […] Learn More

San Diego’s Largest Residential Development Diega Tower is now Leasing

The Diega Tower by Bosa (Formerly known as Broadway Block) is complete with leasing officially open to prospective tenants.  Please find leasing information at As San Diego’s largest residential development with 617 units, – comprised of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments – this 720,000 square-foot, two-tower structure features extensive amenities including ground level retail […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Appointed to UCSD’s Real Estate and Development Advisory Board

Joseph Wong, FAIA, has been appointed to the UCSD’s Real Estate and Development (RED) Advisory Board.  As Founder and President of JWDA, an award-winning architectural firm, Joe brings a unique perspective to the panel, having served as Prime Architect on several high-profile, multi-million-dollar developments, and with a career that has spanned for over four decades. […] Learn More