18-Story Residential Tower Approved For East Village

JWDA has been retained by Trammell Crow Residential to provide full architectural services for Alexan, a mixed use residential development located on 13th and J Street/14th and K Street in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego.  This 320-unit project is an 18-story luxury residence that will provide a variety of unit types including […] Learn More

JWDA To Partner with Epstein Joslin Architects on New Performing Arts Center

JWDA is excited to collaborate with Epstein Joslin Architects on a new Performing Arts Center for the La Jolla Music Society.  The proposed facility includes a 500-seat concert hall, a 150-seat cabaret theatre/educational forum, new offices for La Jolla Music Society, a cafe, rehearsal rooms, and a large open courtyard.  The $40-million Performing Arts Center […] Learn More

JWDA Earns Coveted Gold Nugget Honors

JWDA received the Gold Nugget Grand Award for the Hyatt Regency Hotel, the highest honor awarded for an International Commercial and Special Use project. Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Grand Awards were announce on June 26 as a feature highlight of PCBC, the nation’s largest regional conference and trade show for […] Learn More

Coastal Chic: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa mixes a clean aesthetic and Southern charm

By Nicole Carlino, Hotel Business Magazine | May 7, 2014 With a guest mix that heavily favors leisure travelers and vacationing families, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa needed a renovation that retained the property’s familiar Southern hospitality while updating its aesthetic. The resort tapped California-based Cole Martinez Curtis and Associates for the […] Learn More

Groundbreaking in Downtown San Diego: Alpha Square

Alpha Square Apartments, an affordable and supportive housing community at 14th and Market Street in Downtown San Diego, broke ground on May 1, 2014. This 203-unit project will serve as replacement housing for the 193-unit Hotel Metro, a dilapidated single-room occupancy hotel located in the East Village neighborhood. It will also provide permanent housing for […] Learn More

Marriott Springhill Suites Mission Valley Construction Planned for Fall 2014

JWDA has been retained by OTO Development to provide full architectural services for the Marriott Springhill Suites located in Mission Valley, San Diego.  This project is a five story hotel with approximately 82,500 square feet comprised of 135 guest rooms with gracious hotel amenities including a ground level meeting space, restaurant, common space, and outdoor […] Learn More

Award-winning Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) P-405 Homeport Ashore

Recently completed BEQ P-405 was named an American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year – honored for its Sustainable/Green design- by the San Diego/Imperial chapter. BEQ P-405 supports the Navy’s Homeport Ashore Program to provide energy efficient housing for homeport single sailors.  The mission is to provide adequate space and living […] Learn More

North City Campus Featured in ArchDaily

The North City Campus is a two‐story, 42,942 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 Client’s region wide reputation for providing high quality cutting edge business technology courses and job training programs. The diverse program required […] Learn More

Aloft Hotels Slated to Debut in San Diego

Aloft Rancho Bernardo Opens in Mid-2016, Catering to the Next Generation of Travelers with Modern Style, Innovative Technologies and Live Music Programming STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its sizzling Aloft brand is ramping up portfolio growth in California with a new hotel planned for Rancho Bernardo, an upscale […] Learn More

China Mansion Design & Technology Congress 2013

JWDA was honored to participate in this year’s GBE Chinese luxury housing summit. Global Business Engine (GBE) held their China Mansion Design & Technology Congress 2013 event at the Shanghai Marriot Luwan Hotel from December 17th-18th. JWDA Shanghai’s Founding Principal and Managing Director, Jason Hu, served as a keynote speaker for the event. Hu presented […] Learn More