Civic San Diego Approves Union & Ash Residential Tower

A 36-story residential tower with 395 apartments is coming to Little Italy.   Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design in December 2018.  JWDA was retained by Trammell Crow Residential to provide full architectural services for the project. The tower contains a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, with 32 of the 395 units set […] Learn More

Civic San Diego Unanimously Approves Design for 13th & Broadway

Civic San Diego unanimously approved the design for 13th & Broadway, an affordable housing tower in the East Village.  JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation to provide entitlement design services for the project. The 14-story, 273-unit tower contains a mix of studio and two-bedroom units, with nearly 50% of the units set aside for […] Learn More

ENR California Awards Atmosphere with Best Projects 2018

Atmosphere has been honored with an Award of Merit for the Excellence in Safety category by ENR California Best Projects 2018. Each year, ENR California assembles an independent group of judges to review, score and determine final winners.  Work was evaluated on the ability of the project team to overcome challenges; contribution to the industry […] Learn More

UTC Luxury Apartment Tower slated to open in early 2019

JWDA was retained by Westfield Group to perform full architectural services on a 23-story luxury apartment tower in University Town Center, La Jolla, California.  The topping-out ceremony was celebrated earlier this month with completion slated for early 2019.  This is Westfield’s first residential project in the United States. The 300-unit development features studios, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units, all with private balconies.  Amenities […] Learn More

Construction Begins on 137-unit affordable project in San Ysidro

JWDA was retained by Chelsea Investment Corporation on a 137-unit affordable apartment complex in San Ysidro.  Construction began in September with a projected completion of late fall 2019.  This $43.2 million project is comprised of six three-story buildings at Paseo La Paz.  The San Diego Housing Commission and Casa Familiar have partnered with Chelsea and […] Learn More

Design Approval for Monsaraz Inn, A Hilton Tapestry Collection

The City of San Diego and Planning Commission recently approved the design for Monsaraz Inn, A Tapestry Collection by Hilton located at Garrison St and Rosecrans in Point Loma.  JWDA is providing full architectural services on the project. The nearly 50,000-SF Monsaraz Inn is comprised of 92 guestrooms with amenities including a grand lobby, lounge, […] Learn More

Amid San Diego’s housing crisis, micro-unit developer works to clear path for more micro-housing

Micro-Units in San Diego As a big proponent of Urbanism and forward-thinking trends, JWDA is excited to be a part of the design team for The Nook.  There is strong individual, community and city support for developing micro-units in San Diego; and projects like The Nook will soon transform our traditional ideas on urban housing. […] Learn More

New Restaurant Development Approved by San Diego Unified Port District

JWDA is providing full architectural services for a new restaurant development in Coronado’s Ferry Landing.  The project is being developed by San Diego-based Ferry Landing Associates (made of the same ownership group as Flagship Cruises and Events). The development is comprised of two restaurants that share the same building along the waterfront.  At 7,500-SF, the attractive design includes floor-to-ceiling glass […] Learn More

JWDA teams with Bosa Development on High-Tech Office

The vacant Paladion property adjacent to Horton Plaza is being fully renovated into a 162,000-SF Class A creative office building.  JWDA was retained by Bosa Development and is providing full architectural services on the project. The four-story “atrium-style” space is comprised of a steel frame and floor-to-ceiling glass, with expansive floor plans and shared amenities including a […] Learn More

Atmosphere Wins 2018 Excellence in Energy Leadership Award by SDGE

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recognized Atmosphere with the 2018 Excellence in Energy Leadership Award. The $79-million development provides secure affordable and supportive housing to individuals and families.   The project achieved LEED Certification of Silver for its use of sustainable practices.  JWDA provided full architectural and interior design services for this award winning project. Click […] Learn More