Category Archives: Sustainable Design

Congratulations to the winners of the U.S. Department of Energy 2015 Solar Decathlon held at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The Solar Decathlon exhibition was opened to the public and comprised of 10 (juried or measured) contests for Architecture, Market Appeal, Engineering, Communication, Affordability, Comfort Zone, Appliances, Home Life, Commuting and Energy […]

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We are excited to announce that WHA received three Gold Nugget “Grand Awards” at this year’s PCBC.  The conference is celebrating it’s 52nd year.  Here is a brief summary of these award winning projects:

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WHA is honored to participate in this year’s 52nd annual Gold Nugget Awards where we are up for 6 gold nuggets! GO WHA! Widely successful, the Gold Nugget Awards prides itself in showcasing excellence through revolutionary design and innovation. Open to architects, builders, developers, and land planners, the Gold Nugget Awards showcases exemplary projects both […]

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Sport stadium design is something that has always interested me because they are civic landmarks where a huge variety of people from all walks of life come together to support a unified cause.  For my Master’s thesis project at Virginia Tech, I designed a new urban soccer stadium for Washington, D.C.  Stadiums become landmarks within […]

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“San Francisco in the middle sixties was a very special time in place to be a part of, but no explanation, no mix of words or music or memories can touch that sense of knowing that you were there and alive in that corner of time in the world, whatever it meant.  There was madness […]

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Canby Woods, a 98 unit, senior-affordable housing community was recently awarded LEED for Homes Gold certification by USGBC for achievement in green homebuilding and design. LEED for Homes is a sustainable certification program that recognizes projects that are designed and built to be energy and resource efficient, as well as healthy and durable for the […]

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