Nook East Village – Micro Units on Trend in Downtown San Diego

Nook East Village is a 91-unit Single Room Occupancy (SRO) development located at the corner of 15th and K Streets in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  The Nook’s SRO micro units are affordable by design and deliver a new housing option to the downtown community. Completion is slated for summer 2018. The […] Learn More

Matthew Geaman Honored with San Diego 2016 YAYA

JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman AIA, LEED AP was recently honored with AIA San Diego’s 2016 Young Architect of the Year Award.  The JWDA team could not be more excited for our esteemed colleague! This prestigious award recognizes Mr. Geaman for his professionalism, design achievement, and community leadership in the San Diego region. Mr. Geaman […] Learn More

Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP Named San Diego’s The Daily Transcript “Top 40 under 40”

Associate Principal Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP was named San Diego’s The Daily Transcript Top 40 Under 40. Matthew’s careful attention to the practice of architecture, and engagement with and for the local community, contributes to the many reasons he was recognized for this esteemed honor. The entire team at JWDA could not be happier for […] Learn More

Lane Field Dual-Branded Hotel Celebrates Opening

JWDA served as Associate Architect with John Portman & Associates for the newly completed Lane Field dual-branded hotel and mixed-use development. JWDA provided architectural services including construction administration for this project. Located in San Diego’s downtown waterfront, this 400-unit, 19-story Marriott SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn hotel combination is now open to the public. The […] Learn More

COMMUNITY HOUSING WORKS RETAINS JWDA FOR SENIOR HOUSING AFFORDABLE DEVELOPMENT

JWDA has been retained by Community Housing Works to provide full architectural services for Mission Cove Senior Housing; an affordable residential project located in the City of Oceanside, California. Sited within a larger mixed-use master development, this project is a four-story structure containing 138 residential apartment units.  Approximately 15,500 square-feet of resident amenities include an […] Learn More

SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY CELEBRATES BREAKING GROUND ON BROADSTONE AT MAKERS QUARTER IN EAST VILLAGE

Construction began Monday April 11th on the new “Innovation District” of Makers Quarter in downtown San Diego. Many years in the making, Makers Quarter is a mixed-use site with the intent to invigorate downtown’s East Village neighborhood by providing 175,000-square-feet of retail space and restaurants, one million-square-feet of office space, 800 residential units and 60,000-square-feet […] Learn More

BROADWAY BLOCK EARNS DESIGN REVIEW APPROVAL

The Broadway Block Mixed-use Development is moving forward as it earned design review approval at Civic San Diego last month. The full-block, 60,000-SF site is bounded by 7th and 8th Streets, Broadway and C Street and includes 498 units and 19,000-SF of retail in its two towers – 21 and 41 stories, respectively.  The development […] Learn More

VALLEY VIEW CASINO RECEIVES AGC BUILD SAN DIEGO AWARD

On November 3, The San Diego Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. (AGC) presented the awards for the top construction projects at their 2015 Build San Diego Awards banquet.  The Valley View Casino & Hotel Extreme Makeover project was honored in the Unique Small Project -Private Work category.   Congratulations to the entire team for […] Learn More

JWDA Welcomes New Team Members

JWDA is pleased to announce the addition of several talented architects and designers to our team: Adrienne Westlund joined the JWDA team early 2015 as BIM Manager.  Ms. Westlund graduated with Honors from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, with a degree in Architectural Technologies.  She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing from the University of Calgary.  Her experience includes specialized […] Learn More

JWDA Beijing Project Earns 2015 Gold Nugget Grand Award

JWDA received the 2015 Gold Nugget Grand Award for the Beijing Hutong Courtyard Villages, the highest honor awarded for an International On-the-Boards project in the Commercial and Residential category. Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award Winners, Grand Awards were announced on June 25th at the San Diego Convention Center, as a feature highlight […] Learn More