Awards

Excellence matters

Pride in our work is a given at WJW, and we’re deeply honored to be recognized by our partners and peers.

Recent Honors

Year

Award

Associated Project/Staff

News

2021

Affordable Housing Finance Readers' Choice Awards: Overall Best Development, Best Urban Development

Hope Manor Village

Hope Manor Village wins AHF 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards overall best development

2021

Affordable Housing Finance Readers' Choice Awards: Special-Needs Winner

Andy's Place

Andy's Place wins AHF 2021 Readers’ Choice Award

2021

2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Adaptive Reuse

Tiger Senior Apartments Tiger Senior Apartments receives 2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award

2021

NGBS Silver Certification

Andy's Place

Andy's Place achieves NGBS Certification!

2021

Crain's Chicago Business: "2021 Notable Women in Construction and Design"

Heidi Wang Heidi featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

2020

AIA Chicago Dubin Family Young Architect Award

Heidi Wang Heidi named recipient of 2020 Dubin Family Young Architect Award

2020

Citizens for Modern Transit's New Initiatives Award

Metro Landing of Swansea Metro Landing of Swansea receives 2020 New Initiatives Award

2019

ARCO/Murray Designer of the Year

WJW receives ARCO/Murray Designer of the Year award

2019

Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award

Hope Manor Joliet

Hope Manor Joliet receives 2019 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award

2019

Territory Youth Design Hands on Partner Award

WJW receives Hands on Partner award from Territory NFP

2019

Affordable Housing Finance Readers’ Choice Awards Finalist

Silver Birch of Kokomo

2019

Honorable Mention “Fill the Housing Gap: A Missing Middle Design Competition" – Illinois Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism

WJW receives honorable mention in CNUIL Missing Middle competition

2018

National Green Building Standard Green Partner of Excellence

WJW Recognized as NGBS Green Partner of Excellence

2018

ARCO/Murray Designer of the Year

WJW receives ARCO/Murray Designer of the Year award

2018

Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, 3rd place in Affordable category

Silver Birch of Kokomo

Silver Birch of Kokomo wins a 2018 Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Award

2018

Excellence in Masonry Award

The Kilpatrick Renaissance

The Kilpatrick Renaissance wins Excellence in Masonry Award

2018

NGBS Silver Certification

Fox Meadows Independent Living

Fox Meadows Independent Living is NGBS Certified!

2017

NGBS Silver Certification

Silver Birch of Hammond

Silver Birch of Hammond Earns 2012 NGBS Silver Certification

2017

Featured Exhibitor, Chicago Architectural Biennial “Between States”

2016

Senior Housing News and Architecture Design Award

Evergreen Senior Living at Parkview Campus

2016

Affordable Housing Champions Award, Illinois Housing Coalition

Maple Ridge II Apartments

2016

Enterprise Green Communities Certification

Hilldale Estates

2015

Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards, Best Affordable (1st place)

The Kilpatrick Renaissance

2015

Enterprise Green Communities Certification

Maple Ridge II Apartments

2015

Affordable Housing Finance Readers’ Choice Award

Hope Manor II

2014

Scott County Preservation Award

The Jackson Renaissance

2014

Enterprise Green Communities Certification

Country Lane Apartments

2014

LEED Silver Certification

Blue Sky Meadows

2013

National Council of State Housing Agencies Annual Award for Program Excellence

Home First

2013

Enterprise Green Communities Certification

Indian Trails Apartments

2011

LEED Silver Certification

Countryside Senior Apartments

2009

LEED Silver Certification – The Fountain View

2009

Green House International Design Competition – Second Place, Urban High-Rise

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