Our office will be closed from Friday, December 25 through January 1, 2021 to celebrate.
Zhanina Boyadzhieva is an architect and business development lead at Leers Weinzapfel Associates and a committed equity advocate as co-founder of the Girl UNinterrupted Project. She was recently elected to serve as the 2021 Director-at-Large at Boston Society of Architects and sits on the Advisory Board of CultureNOW Museum Without Walls. Zhanina is an avid world traveler, a hobby which she believes helps her appreciate diversity, question social habits, and offer alternative perspectives. Her day involves a morning read and walk in the neighborhood, calls to Bulgaria, collaborating with her Girl UNInterrupted partner Juliet, and afternoon site visits. Read more.
Adohi Hall, Residence Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, was selected as the 2020 AN Best of Design Award winner in the Mixed-Use Residential category. The Innovation Center received an honorable mention in the Unbuilt Interior category. Learn more
LWA’s Tom Chung, Winfred Ann Stopps, Kevin Bell, Ashley Rao, Juliet Chun and, Zhanina Boyadzhieva presented at the 2020 virtual Architectural Boston Expo on December 2nd and 3rd. The presentations will be accessible through March 31, 2021. See below is the list of presentation of our Colleagues that are still available to watch:
Congratulations to the project team, Leers Weinzapfel Associate, Modus Studio, Macky Mitchell, and OLIN Studio for being the Gold Winner in the Wood in Architecture category at this year’s World Architecture News Awards.
Principal Tom Chung FAIA LEED BD+C will be presenting on the John W. Olver Design Building at UMASS Amherst. A case study in Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Mass Timber and custom cast steel connections, Join him on November 16th.
Register here: https://www.aiacharlotte.org/events/
A Train Station Transcends Its Architectural Restoration to Express Its New Role in the Community. Read Article here: https://www.retrofitmagazine.com/
We are proud to announce LWA’s Zhanina Boyadzhieva, AIA, Senior Associate Ashley Rao, AIA LEED AP and Associate Juliet Chun, AIA have been elected to the 2021 Board of Directors and Elective Committees and Delegations. Learn more here: https://www.architects.org/members/election
LWA enjoyed the LIVE Toast for AIA Cote Top Ten Awards this afternoon! We are honored to be a recipient for the John W Olver Design Building, UMass Amherst the largest cross-laminated timber academic building in the US. Learn more about the project here: https://www.aia.org/