What’s New

Argo AI headquarters in the Strip

Ground Breaking News! Argo AI headquarters to anchor Oxford’s Riverfront West in Strip District.  As Architects for this building, it’s exciting to be a part of our city’s growth.

Check out the TribLive video and article!

First Look: AHN's Pediatric Orthopaedic Institute

The AHN Pediatric Orthopaedic Institute’s high tech facility serves patients up to age 21, including young athletes who have sustained sports related injuries or who are trying to improve their physical performance. The new institute features several state-of-the-art interventions, including a new EOS ultra-low-dose X-ray machine, one of only two in the region.

Read more about the facility in the Pittsburgh Business Times article: https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/05/16/first-look-ahns-pediatric-orthopaedic-institute.html

Open House Event at Pattee and Paterno Libraries

This week, Penn State’s University Libraries hosted an Open House event at the Pattee & Paterno Libraries. The event was filled with enthusiastic students who were very interested in learning about various services the libraries offer as well as plans for the next phase of renovations. WTW’s Larry Payne, Amy Maceyko and Jenna Glover attended the Open House to share preliminary design concepts and surveyed students on what program components and amenities they’d like to see in the proposed Collaboration Commons. #Library2020

PSU Reber E-Commons

Penn State’s newest collaboration space (the Reber E-Commons) for Penn State Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering is open and busy with students on only the second day of the semester.

WTW's Summer Picnic

We had a perfect day for the annual WTW Family Summer Picnic. Great catering by Bistro To Go & Company an exciting yet rainy Pirates game at PNC Park! The night ended with a great performance by “Chicago”!

Deana's Adventure Update

Congrats to WTW’s Deana Chiusano who successfully summited Mt. Fuji!

Deana and her sister were selected to participate in the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma an amazing opportunity to climb Mt. Fuji organized by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). These photos capture just a glimpse of this great adventure.

Community LIFE Open House

Senior Principal Rich Bamburak and Project Architect Maria Kyriacopoulos of WTW joined Pamela Weber, Director of Operations, Hailey Juliano, RN, MSN, MHA, Center Administrator, and Richard DiTommaso, Executive Director at the open house for Community LIFE’s newest facility in McKeesport on June 29. The facility supports Community LIFE’s mission of providing seniors with expert geriatric care in an uplifting and caring environment.

Thank you to the Post-Gazette for this great article and to all of you who have helped WTW over the years.

It’s great to be recognized by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for our national university practice. None of this would be possible without the great work by our dedicated group of professionals.

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2017/05/10/WTW-architects-pittsburgh-student-unions/stories/201705090004

 

Spencer Family YMCA Grand Opening

The Spencer Family YMCA fitness center in Bethel Park, PA celebrated it’s Grand Opening earlier this month. This amazing transformation of a former ice rink into a first class fitness and community center in the Bethel Park community was designed by WTW.

 

UMPC Altoona’s Logan Medical Center Grand Opening

Integrating advanced outpatient services and patient convenience, Logan Medical Center in Blair County, Pennsylvania provides primary care and diagnostic services to the communities in the Altoona region. The 90,000 square-foot facility encompasses pediatric services, a family practice, an asthma and allergy clinic, ear-nose-throat and orthopedics specialists.

Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma program

Join us in supporting Deana’s battle for health and her climb to the top! Deana and her sister have been selected to participate in the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma program with the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). The MMRF will be climbing Mt. Fuji in July. Please consider making a donation to support Deana and the continued research of this life saving foundation.

https://endurance.themmrf.org/2017Fuji/teambthomm

Homewood YMCA tree planting event was a great success!

The WTW tree planting event at the Homewood YMCA was a great success! Miraculously, the rain managed to hold off during the time we were there. A very special Thank You to Heather, Andy, Max, Dan, Jenna, Maria and Rich for donating your time and effort to making a difference in the Homewood community. WTW was pleased to sponsor this wonderful event! Homewood-Brushton YMCA

Congratulations Mike! It's official, he is now a Registered Architect in PA.

WTW is pleased to announce that Michael H. Haugh Jr. has completed his A.R.E.’s and is now a Registered Architect in Pennsylvania. Michael has been with WTW for the past two years. We at WTW are very proud of his dedication to completing his testing and congratulate him on this important accomplishment.

AIA Pittsburgh 2017 Session - 3 Crossings Development: Transformative Design in Pittsburgh’s Iconic Strip District.

WTW Senior Principal Rich Bamburak participated in a panel discussion at AIA Pittsburgh 2017 entitled “3 Crossings Development: Transformative Design in Pittsburgh’s Iconic Strip District.”

Joe Chaffin of Michael Baker International moderated the panel that also included Ben Kelley, Oxford Development Company; Andrea Lavin Kossis, City of Pittsburgh; and Michael Lee, Strip District Neighbors. The presentation centered around the opportunities and challenges of this $210 million, 20-acre mixed-use development.

AIA Pittsburgh 2017 Session - Gender Matters in Architecture.

Senior Principal Larry Payne co-presenting and hosting a roundtable discussion entitled: Gender Matters in Architecture at the Build Pittsburgh event at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The session began with a brief presentation to initiate a roundtable discussion with architects and code officials on strategies for creating inclusive toilet, shower, and locker rooms facilities.

"WTW wins the ACUI Facility Design Award of Excellence for the Student Center at Wayne State University "

WTW Architects was selected to receive a 2017 ACUI Facility Design Award of Excellence for the Student Center at Wayne State University. Accepting the award was Senior Principal, Paul Knell along with Andrea Anderson Gerber of Wayne State and members of her staff.

Paul noted, “The best thing about the design profession is the opportunity to work with great people. WTW’s successful collaboration with WSU was accomplished with an outstanding team of individuals, all dedicated to design excellence. We are proud that this ACUI Design Award marks our thirteenth such award since 2004. Thanks again to Wayne State for being such a great partner on this exciting and successful project.”

Page 104 of the link below connects to the Wayne State Student Center article in the 2016 special edition of CAM magazine.

WTW served as design architect with our local partner Newmann/Smith.
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5dce73a3#/5dce73a3/1