WHA arranged for a construction tour of Crestavilla on the evening of February 1st for the Orange County Chapter of the AIA members. Crestavilla is a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly located in Laguna Niguel, California. With 201 residential units and multiple indoor-outdoor spaces designed to stimulate the senses, Crestavilla offers “Inspired Coastal Living […]

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What do Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Alfredo Moser and Illac Diaz have in common? They’re all inventors with a dream of lighting the world. There are now small grassroots organizations that are spreading affordable, sustainable lighting to people with limited or no access to electricity.

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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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