Monthly Archives: January 2017

As planners and architects working on macro- and micro-scale communities, we are often asked, “What makes a Great Neighborhood?” It’s not an easy question with a singular, analytical answer. It’s a question of physical and emotional dimensions that evokes our personal experience and preferences.

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The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) wrapped up on January 12th in Orlando, Florida. With more than 80,000 participants and 1,500 exhibitors filling the halls of one of the largest convention facilities in the world, you could truly say this show was “Yuge.” An underlying nervousness could be felt, however, in many of the presentations […]

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A few years ago, I was invited, along with other architects and designers, to attend an event in Milwaukee. The next day, we had the opportunity to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s family estate, home, studio and school called Taliesin. As an architectural historian, I was in awe. The other folks, not so much. They thought […]

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This is the second article in a series of articles to follow in the coming months regarding the Laguna Niguel ‘Crestavilla’ seniors project. The Crestavilla project, currently under construction in the City of Laguna Niguel, boasts numerous unique and exceptional attributes. It is a hillside resort, offering ‘inspired coastal living for seniors’. The campus consists […]

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2017 is off to a great start and we have some very exciting news to share with our friends, clients and colleagues! WHA has been chosen as Builder and Developer Magazine’s Architect of the Year! We are so honored to receive this esteemed recognition and can’t wait to see what the rest of 2017 brings. […]

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