Waechter Architecture News (05.26.22)
WA's MISSISSIPPI OFFICE IS COMPLETE!
We are excited to share that our long term project of building the Waechter office a new home is complete! Over a decade in the works, this All-Wood CLT building will house Capitola Coffee and our workshop on the ground floor, our studio on the second floor, and one apartment spanning the third floor. As the building evolves over time, these spaces will accommodate changing uses and invite the public into its courtyard for various programs.
Led by the Project Manager Alexis Coir, our studio had the unique opportunity to act as our own builder. You can find more information about the project here.
Our principal Ben Waechter also recently presented the All-Wood approach of our Mississippi project at the University of Miami. Organized by the Littoral Urbanism Lab with contribution from the US Forest Service, the symposium "Mass Timber: So What Now?" brought together a range of leading practitioners and academics to discuss what is upcoming in the world of mass timber architecture: