The Challenges of NetZero Innovation

In this Fast Company Co.exist article on NetZero innovation, RMW’s Stan Lew explores the challenges of transforming the historic William Penn Hotel to zero net energy low-income housing and the potential impact of this building model on San Francisco. RMW […]

SPUR Highlights RMW Project and San Leandro Development

Downtown San Leandro came alive last evening with a SPUR event co-presented by San Leandro by Design and sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. Over 40 guests gathered at the (SL) BART Station, then were led on a walking tour of the […]

Sunset Featured in Contract Magazine

In its May 2016 issue, Contract Magazine features Sunset Magazine‘s “new home” in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Telling the story of the iconic Western publication’s move to urban digs, Contract writes, “Sunset’s history and context comes through in … salvaged trinkets and […]

Stan Lew to present at I2SL

RMW architecture & interiors principal Stan Lew will present at the 2016 I2SL Annual Conference, taking place September 25-28 in Kansas City, Missouri. Stan will present on “Flexible Labs – Accelerating & Enabling the New Bio-Economy” with RMW client IndieBio. […]

Energy Commission Grant to Transform Low-Income Housing

RMW architecture & interiors is part of a design team awarded a $3 million grant by the California Energy Commission to renovate an existing mixed-use building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood into a model of zero net energy (ZNE) design. ZNE […]

Stephanie Silkwood Named AIA 2016 Young Architect

RMW is incredibly proud to announce that Associate Stephanie Silkwood has been recognized by the The American Institute of Architects with a 2016 Young Architects Award. This national honor recognizes architects who have been licensed for no more than 10 […]

Greenwood Commerce Center Wins Top Project Award

The North Bay Business Journal has recognized Greenwood Commerce Center as one of its Top Projects for 2015. Greenwood is no ordinary office/warehouse park: the three-building, 374,926-square-foot project references a Mediterranean style, with decorative stone veneers and exposed wood beams supporting […]

10 High-Tech Office Designs that Rewrite the Rules

Raised-bed vegetable gardens, a bocce ball court, writable walls, and 43 skylights… Shipwire’s Net Zero Energy offices aren’t the typical workplace fare. Urban Land Magazine features the project in its current list of ten high-tech offices that are changing the […]

RMW Named Architect Magazine Top 50 Firm

RMW architecture & interiors debuts on Architect magazine’s list of the nation’s top 50 architecture firms at #45. The “Architect 50,” as the list is called, was instituted in 2009 and ranks firms on how rigorously they practice business, design, […]

ENR Best Project Award

1 Tenth, the 10-floor office building that makes up one half of the urban campus known as Market Square, has been awarded “Best Renovation / Restoration Project” by ENR California. The renovation of this 400,790-sf building involved a complete re-skin […]

531 Technology Way Wins a 2015 Tilt-up Concrete Association Achievement Award

The Tilt-up Concrete Association has recognized 531 Technology Way in Napa with a 2015 Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA) Achievement Award in the warehouse category. The building leased immediately upon completion which was a home run for building owner E&P Properties. Kudos […]

How Technology is Changing Architecture

RMW principal Steve Guest addresses the question “How is technology changing architecture?” in this week’s issue of the Sacramento Business Journal, saying, “There is no greater influence on building design and office culture today than technology.” Guest gives the example of […]

RMW Welcomes New Staff in San Francisco and Sacramento

RMW architecture & interiors recently welcomed four new hires to the firm, an influx of talent that supports the firm’s architectural and interior design expertise. Vi Bracco joins as a Junior Architectural Designer at RMW’s San Francisco studio. A graduate […]

RMW Announces 2015 Associates Appointments

April 6, 2015 – RMW architecture & interiors is pleased to announce this year’s appointments to the position of Associate: Magdalena Karakova, Janet Merriman, Traci Vogel, and Kendra Wolf. A 65-person, client-centered design firm, RMW creates responsive environments that serve the needs of […]

435 Indio Way Featured In Architectural Record

435 Indio Way is featured in Architectural Record‘s March 2015 issue, which is themed around “innovations in glass.” The article, entitled “Dynamic Glass,” discusses the strategies that led to 435 Indio Way’s Zero Net Energy design, including a highly insulated […]