Inauguration of JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman as President of AIA San Diego

Join us at the Hotel Del Coronado for the inauguration of JWDA Associate Principal Matthew Geaman as the 2014 AIASD Board of Directors President on Thursday, December 12th at 6:00 PM. The evening will include the “passing-of-the-gavel” from Richard Nowicki, AIA to Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as well as the presentation of an […] Learn More

ULI Mainland China Annual Meeting 2013

JWDA is proud to have participated in the Urban Land Institute’s Mainland China Annual Meeting 2013 as one of three Gold Sponsors. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Urban Regeneration: Facilitating Healthy and Sustainable Environment”. JWDA’s Joseph Wong, Founder & President, as well as Perry Jacobs, Shanghai Associate Director & Senior Design Director, were […] Learn More

SDCCD North City Campus Grand Opening

Wednesday, October 30th 2013 marked the Grand Opening of North City Campus, a two-story, 42,500-square-foot facility designated as the Campus of Excellence for Business and Information Technology for San Diego Continuing Education. The new facility supports and further enhances the San Diego Community College District’s region wide reputation for providing high quality, cutting edge business […] Learn More

Award-Winning Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Expansion

The new Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Expansion has been honored by the Point Loma Association for Outstanding Architecture, Landscape, and Sculpture. The $13 million, 44,000 square foot, four-story expansion was deemed “most deserving” by Richard Lareau, Point Loma Associate spokesperson. The Point Loma Association is made up of volunteers committed to improving the quality […] Learn More

Camp Pendleton Housing Wins Design-Build Award

By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor, Multi-Housing News Online | July 24, 2013 Camp Pendleton, Calif.—The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has awarded the United States Marine Corps’ Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Package 8 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton a national Design-Build award. The award will be presented in November at the DBIA’s annual awards dinner […] Learn More

Joseph Wong, FAIA Appointed to the CED Dean’s Advisory Council

Joseph Wong, FAIA has been appointed to the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design Dean’s Advisory Council. “I am honored to be appointed by Dean Wolch” stated Wong. Joseph Wong will join the Council in reviewing strategic plans developed by Jennifer Wolch’s, Dean of William W. Wurster College of Environmental Design, and the leadership team. […] Learn More

$82.5M Affordable Rental Project OK’d

By Lily Leung, U-T San Diego 8:41 a.m. June 13, 2013 | Updated 11:34 a.m. The proposed Atmosphere project in the Cortez area of downtown San Diego. Photo courtesy of Civic San Diego. A proposed $82.5 million mixed-use project will bring more than 200 affordable-housing units to downtown San Diego. The San Diego City Council recently […] Learn More

Bund House Presented with 2013 Gold Nugget Grand Award

The latest addition to Shanghai’s Bund District, a new, high-rise luxury residential development, Bund House, designed by JWDA for Greentown China Holdings Limited is the recipient of a 2013 Gold Nugget Grand Award. The Gold Nugget Awards, sponsored by Builder Magazine and presented by PCBC, recognizes architects, builders, developers, and planners who improve communities through […] Learn More

Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa Renovation Completed

JWDA is pleased to announce that work has been completed on the renovation of the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. A “Grand Renewal Celebration” was held on April 19, 2013. Southwest Value Partners, the new owners of the resort property, welcomed Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina, […] Learn More

Aviation Maintenance Technology Center Completed

Miramar College celebrated the grand re-opening of its historic Aviation Maintenance Technology Center (AMTC) which has been the site of a major modernization and expansion project for the past year. The $10 million dollar project was funded by the San Diego Community College District through major bond funding provided by Propositions S and Proposition N. […] Learn More