Community Projects

Monterey County Health Department

WRD Architects worked with Monterey County to design the new 47,000-square-foot Health Department headquarters. To reduce downtime and eliminate the need for interim housing, the new building was designed to be constructed adjacent to the existing headquarters, which has now…

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Historic East-West Courthouse Renovation

Described by County of Monterey Project Manager Judy Jeska as the "Jewel of the County," the East-West building sits on a site that has functioned as a county seat of government for nearly 140 years.  WRD Architects transformed the interiors of this existing 1937 WPA-era…

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Monterey County Government Center

In 2013, Capital One financial services abruptly vacated its former Salinas offices at Shilling Place, leaving vacant a sprawling corporate campus with over 200,000 square feet of interior space and sea of existing cubicles. Monterey County saw a unique opportunity to…

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Monterey Downtown Plan

In creating a plan to develop new business and tourism opportunities in Downtown Monterey, WRD Architects and Slavik Planning + Design Group spent two years conducting thousands of hours of community outreach and research to redesign Downtown Monterey’s plazas and streetscapes…

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Holland Center

WRD Architects partnered with Middlebury Institute of International Studies to renovate the Holland Center, a popular student center at Middlebury’s Monterey campus.  The newly expanded Holland Center features new kitchen and multipurpose areas, along with several different…

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Salinas Recreation Center

Partnering with the City of Salinas, WRD Architects is helping the City to convert a vacant 13,200-square-foot municipal building into a new recreation center.  The firm is providing the City a phased approach to the design of a new indoor basketball court, a multipurpose space…

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Carmel High School Library

Carmel Unified School District chose WRD Architects to design the new Carmel High School Library. The library features 18-foot high, open wood-beamed ceilings and an extensively glazed exterior gable wall, which provides panoramic views and abundant natural lighting. The library…

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Pacific Grove Aquatics Center

WRD Architects helped Pacific Grove Unified School District replace a deteriorating 1950’s era aluminum pool with a new Aquatics Center. The existing L-shaped pool was replaced with a new 25-yard x 25-meter pool, along with included accessibility improvements to existing locker…

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