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W Architecture & Landscape Architecture LLC
W is organized around the commitment of Principal Barbara Wilks to quality design and active participation in all levels of the firm’s projects. With over 35 years experience, she believes that effective leadership on complex projects requires vision, a collaborative and talented team, effective communication, and persistent commitment to finding solutions to project goals and aspirations. The staff of fifteen is organized in a flexible studio manner and includes experienced project managers, urban designers, landscape architects and LEED accredited professionals, who engage in each project through its successful completion.
W's work seeks to engage its visitors. A synthesis of landscape and architectural design facilitates the transition between regional planning, urban infrastructure, public spaces, individual buildings, and private landscapes. Projects range in scale from private homes to educational campuses to entire urban neighborhoods. Our designs have received top national design awards in landscape architecture and urban and regional design in the ten years since the firm’s founding, and have been published in The New York Times, Global Architect, Landscape Architecture Magazine, Architectural Record, ela [Korea], Architect's Newspaper, House Beautiful, Casabella and other books and periodicals around the world.
Location311 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10032
Barbara E Wilks, FAIA, FASLA
Landscape Architects: 4
Other Technical: 2
CertificationsWomen Business Enterprise
West Harlem Piers Park; NYCEDC New York, NY Completed: 2009
The West Harlem Piers Park is a dramatic transformation of space that had been lost to the community for many years.
Type of WorkHistoric Preserv./Restoration