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APDW Stand With Greta

August 20, 2019

We, APDW, #StandWithGreta and pledge to 1. support those who wish to participate in the Climate Strike on September 20 2. encourage our firm members to be Citizen Architects 3. share our pledge with our clients, consultants, and suppliers On August 20, 2018, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg walked out of her Stockholm school and stood in…

APDW joins California Green Business Network

August 2, 2019

APDW is now a certified California Green Business. This means that our studio environment complies with the environmental regulations in the areas of waste, energy, water, pollution prevention, and air quality. We believe that our daily habits and decisions such as using LED light fixtures, recycled papers and ink, non-toxic cleaners, compost bins might be…

Are Autonomous Robots Taking Over the Garden?

April 15, 2019

APDW was happy to host Professor Corry Gallo from the Department of Landscape Architecture at Mississippi State University (MSU) as he tours the United States studying urban agriculture. April and Corry shared experiences on the implementation and impact of urban farms and discussed several of the case studies from April’s book – Designing Urban Agriculture. Professor Gallo was…

Unveiling Elan Mountain View

February 8, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the official grand opening of the Elan Mountain View this coming Wednesday, 02/13/2019! It’s been a pleasure working with the Greystar team and Seidel Architects in creating a new gateway project for urban living just steps from downtown Mountain View. The mixed-use project represents a conversation of nature and innovation….

Breaking Ground on a Ground Breaking Design at SFSU

February 1, 2019

Cranes and construction fences have popped up at the corner of Valera and Holloway Avenue near SFSU where the new Holloway Avenue Student Housing and Mixed Use Building broke ground, December 3, 2018. APDW has been working with Gould Evans Architecture on a new landscape and building that “stitches” together the surrounding neighborhood with the existing…