Architecture thrives at the intersection of what a building does and how it appears. WW was founded in 1999 to speculate about this intersection. Our work explores buildings and cities, casting a wide net across ideas, forms, technologies, lives, histories, and economies...the things that architecture is made of.
Of course, casting a net is never enough. Public life emerges only when that net can be grasped, only when architecture produces a legible social contract…a figure of progress.
WW's experience includes the Guest House in Changsha, China, Li House in Princeton, New Jersey; Edwards Street Master Plan in Houston, Texas; Longsea Towers in Changsha, China; Golden House in Princeton, New Jersey; renovations to the Juilliard School's Drama Division at Lincoln Center, New York City; the X House in Northfield, Massachusetts; a community center in Lexington, Kentucky; among many other projects. We have also won or been finalists in numerous competitions: the Museum of Art + Design at San Jose State University, California (First Place); the St. Francis Arts and Athletics Building in Louisville, Kentucky (First Place); the Toronto Waterfront Master Plan (Finalist); the San Diego Harborfront Master Plan (Finalist); the Schiphol Airport Research and Development Complex, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; the Kaohsiung Popular Music and Culture Complex, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; and the Kaohsiung Port Terminal, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.