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COMMERCIAL 185 Post Street | 500 Terry Francois | 800 Market Street | 4223 Richmond | Ayala Corporate HQ | Industrial & Commerce Bank

RESIDENTIAL 10 South Van Ness | 5800 Third Street | Altitude Place | Glassworks Condominiums | Hanover Apartments

RETAIL Marmot SF | Miu Miu BH | Miu Miu LA | Porsche Design Store SF | Prada BH | Prada Epicenter BH | Prada Epicenter SF | Prada NY

RETAIL DEVELOPMENT 33 Grant | 100 Grant | 240 Post | The Beacon

HOSPITALITY I Hotel Sacramento | W Hotel NY | W Hotel SF

HEALTHCARE Horizon Ridge Nursing Facility | Symphony Park Rehab Center

INSTITUTIONAL Hamilton College Natatorium

PLANNING Bei Hai Resort | Millbrae Station | Mission Bay Master Plan | Mission Bay Museum | Mt Diablo Blvd Feasibility | Wadia Luxury Center

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14 jan 2014:

JAWBONE OFFICE RENOVATION profiled at officesnapshots.com.

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05 feb 2013:

WZ/ARC OFFICE PROFILE added to California-Architects network.

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14 aug 2012:

New project SYMPHONY PARK REHABILITATION CENTER

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02 jul 2012:

Groundbreaking begins on HORIZON RIDGE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

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22 mar 2012:

Detail In Contemporary Glass Architecture features 185 POST STREET

185 Post Street featured alongside many internationally exemplary glass buildings in a new book by Virginia McLeod

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01 mar 2012:

Website optimized for MOBILE DEVICES

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21 jan 2012:

Tenant Improvement completed in San Francisco for JAWBONE CORPORATE OFFICES

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03 sep 2011:

New project HORIZON RIDGE SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

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01 may 2011:

Construction completed at 100 Grant Street for PORSCHE DESIGN STORE SAN FRANCISCO

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24 mar 2011:

KSWA BECOMES WZ/ARCHITECTURE with new partners, new projects, website refresh.

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01 mar 2011:

Tenant Improvement completed in San Francisco for MARMOT SF STORE

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13 feb 2011:

San Francisco Chronicle profiles 185 POST

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23 mar 2010:

KSWA ESTABLISHED with new San Francisco offices and TI work for Marmot Mountain Works and Porsche Design Store.

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01 jun 2009:

185 Post Street featured in June Issue of ARCHITECTURAL RECORD

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office WZ / ARCHITECTURE
245 VALLEJO STREET SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111
1-415-705-6214 | info@wzarc.com
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PRÉCIS

WZ Architecture is established with the belief that the key of meeting the challenges of the new century is through innovation and careful planning. Innovation in architectural design for the purpose of greater efficiency, functionality and durability is our primary objective. Creative design solutions combining imaginative use of building materials and new construction technologies with functional planning are essential to our professional practice.

 

Our firm is comprised of a group of experienced professionals that share these central beliefs. The principal members of our team consist of professionals with diverse backgrounds and expert knowledge in commercial, residential, institutional and retail architecture as well as neighborhood planning. We draw from this reserve of professional expertise to form project teams with the necessary experiences and resources to address the unique conditions of specific sites, programs and architectural needs of each project. We strive to provide the highest standard of professional care and value for our clients.

 

PRINCIPALS

KOONSHING WONG: FOUNDER AND PARTNER AT WZ ARCHITECTURE (contact)

Previous employment: Principal, Brand + Allen Architects, Inc, San Francisco. Senior Designer, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP, San Francisco. Project Designer, Perry Dean Rogers and Partners, Boston.

Education: Cornell University, Syracuse University.

 

SHAY ZAK: PARTNER AT WZ ARCHITECTURE (contact)

Previous employment: Owner, Zak Architecture. Partner, Eklund & Zak Architecture, Mill Valley. Designer, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, LLP, San Francisco.

Education: Harvard University, Syracuse University.

 

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AWARDS:

185 POST STREET: AIA California Council Merit Award 2009 | AIA San Francisco Chapter Honor Award 2008

 

PUBLICATION:

185 POST STREET: "Detail In Contemporary Glass Architecture" by Virginia McLeod (Amazon link) | "Int/AR Journal vol 1: Skin Graft", Rhode Island School of Design (pdf link)

GLASSWORKS CONDOMINIUMS: "Designing The Exterior Wall" by Linda Brock (Amazon link)

 

PRESS:

HORIZON RIDGE: 26 Jun 2012, KTNV NEWS

185 POST STREET: 13 Feb 2011, SF Chronicle | Jun 2009, Architectural Record | 16 Feb 2009, SF Chronicle | 28 Oct 2008, SF Chronicle | 22 Apr 2008, SF Chronicle

PRADA EPICENTER: Feb 2005, Architectural Record | 15 Jul 2004, New York Times

 

IMAGE CREDIT:

Every effort has been made to provide accurate image credit in this website. Please contact to correct any inaccuracy.

 

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