SCUP 2023 Annual Conference>
In 2023 three women at WRA were asked to speak at the Society for College and University Planning Annual Conference. Each presenter represented the firm and its work sharing topics that ranged from mitigating the second year slump, sustainability and inclusion on campus, and reinvigorating student life communities through architecture.
Firm Commitments on Justice, Equity, Diversity, + Inclusion>
2023 Women's Leadership Summit>
Our Process: Engagement for a New Age of Design>
By focusing on listening first, engaging with our clients, and building consensus together we not only make the design process smoother, but we also make informed decisions earlier to create more successful end products.
Helping Institutions Move Towards Net Zero>
Designing Architecture Around Health + Wellness>
2022 Philanthropic Focus>
Cultural + Civic Realm
Architecture and Acoustics in an Era of Experimentation>
Architecture and acoustics are inextricably intertwined. This remains true for well-established building types like concert halls, theaters and opera houses. It is also true for new, emerging types that respond to changing client demands.
Whose Pipeline is it Anyway?>
A new building type presents an architect with a chance to learn and think rigorously and creatively about something new. Coming to understand this and translating this in design is fundamental to our love of architecture.
Carbon Sequestering through Mass Timber Construction>
A Double Skin Facade System: Transparency in the Age of Building Energy Use Reduction>
Revitalizing a Brownfield Site: The Lofts at Washington University in St. Louis>
Delmar Boulevard is a vibrant urban corridor in St. Louis designated as one of the “10 Great Streets” by the American Planning Association. Fondly known as “The Loop” by locals and students from the nearby Washington University, this street boasts dozens of restaurants, shops, performance venues, and places to convene.