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

Broadway Block Mixed-Use, High-Rise Development Featured in Architect’s Newspaper and GlobeSt.com

JWDA is leading the design team for the Broadway Block, a mixed-use, high-rise development in downtown San Diego.   Developed by Zephyr Partners, the design features two towers, 21 stories and 41 stories, respectively, rising from a residential and retail platform. The Broadway Block promises to be a major player in the transformation of San Diego’s […] Learn More

Joseph O. Wong, FAIA Receives 2015 UPAC Leadership Award

The Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) honored Joseph Wong this month with the 2015 UPAC Leadership Award.  The 41st Annual UPAC Leadership Awards Celebration was held at the Hilton San Diego Resort, Mission Bay on May 13th 2015. Mr. Wong is particularly proud that JWDA has provided architectural services to the community, including projects for […] Learn More

Joseph Wong Guest Panelist at Executive Round Table

International Real Estate was the focus of a recent round table at The Daily Transcript, sponsored by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR) on March 25, 2015.  Joseph Wong, JWDA’s Founder and President, was invited to attend as a panelist.  The main discussion: Local Realtors want to improve the city’s recognition and make […] Learn More

JWDA WELCOMES DAVID N. PRIEST, AIA

JWDA welcomes David N. Priest, AIA as Senior Project Executive.  Priest is responsible for design development, construction administration, and project delivery.   He will augment JWDA’s strong team through oversight of firmwide practice management.  The core of his philosophy is to provide clients with efficient and innovative design, strong leadership, and smooth project delivery. Priest […] Learn More