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We’re chatting with Dan Wood of WORKac about practice operations within the context of WORKac.
WORKac, founded by Amale Andraos and Dan Wood, was named the #1 design firm in the US by Architect Magazine and Firm of the Year by AIA NYS. WORKac has achieved acclaim for projects such as the DvF Headquarters in New York and the Blaffer Museum of Art in Houston, as well as their contributions to the Chicago Architecture Biennale and for the Museum of Modern Art. Current projects include two community centers in Mexico City, the North Boulder Public Library, and a new space for the Peoples Theater Project.
Dan Wood, FAIA, LEED AP, is a co-founder of WORKac and a principal of the firm with extensive experience leading large scale and complex US and international projects. Wood was the 2017 Gehry Chair at the University of Toronto Daniels School of Architecture as well as the 2013-14 Louis I. Kahn Chair at the Yale School of Architecture. He is currently an adjunct associate professor at Columbia GSAPP and has taught at the Princeton University School of Architecture, Penn Design and the UC Berkeley School of Environmental Design, where he was the Friedman Distinguished Chair. Wood is a licensed architect in the states of New York, Colorado, and Rhode Island. His publications include “49 Cities” and “Above the Pavement the Farm!” co-authored with Amale Andraos.