Interior Design Projects

Lighthouse Mixed-Use

WRD Architects designed a new three-story mixed-use development located between Monterey's Downtown and Cannery Row districts.  The two-building complex introduces a fresh, modern look to this transitional neighborhood. Brick and cement plaster finishes, solid copper accents,…

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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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Capital Insurance Group

CIG Insurance

Headquartered in Monterey, Central Insurance Group (CIG) employs nearly 500 people across five Western states.  In 2013, WRD Architects was engaged to develop interior finish standards and design guidelines for all CIG offices as part of a corporate rebranding strategy. Shortly…

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1st Capital Bank Headquarters

When 1st Capital Bank made the decision to relocate its headquarters from Monterey to Downtown Salinas, WRD Architects was there to support their vision of a vibrant and cosmopolitan flagship.  Our team worked with the client to create collaborative workspaces and promote a…

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Enza Zaden

When Enza Zaden first came to Salinas in 2000, WRD Architects provided architectural and interior design services for their seed manufacturing facility. The 17,400-square-foot facility included a warehouse for manufacturing, packing, and controlled storage, a seed mill room, and…

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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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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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Cardinale

Like an attractive car that turns heads, Cardinale's new headquarters is bold, polished and wows at first, second, and subsequent glances. The automotive dealer group wanted an office that embodied the excitement of owning and driving the finest car, and WRD Architects delivered…

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307 Main Street

WRD Architects provided a complete interior renovation of an original Old Town Salinas office building with a design that opens up the space and brings in more light for building tenants. Each floor of the three-story atrium has its own identity, with every level showcasing a…

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5 Lower Ragsdale

Working within a "landlocked," windowless-space, WRD Architects' interior design team successfully incorporated the beauty and calming nature of the outdoors within a new patient lobby at 5 Lower Ragsdale, a 1980's warehouse building that WRD and the Salinas Valley Memorial…

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East Cliff Family Health Center

WRD Architects joined Santa Cruz Community Health Centers to plan and construct the East Cliff Family Health Center in the Live Oak neighborhood of Santa Cruz.  The completed OSHPD-3 clinic supports the Centers' goal of providing high-quality primary care, pediatric services and…

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Dientes

WRD Architects assisted Dientes, a nonprofit dental clinic, to expand its Santa Cruz facility by 2,400 square feet.  The newly established Helen Webster Children's Dental Center accommodates the needs of young patients with a seven-chair pediatric wing that includes kid-friendly…

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611 Abbott Medical Office Building

WRD Architects partnered with Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System to design a two-story medical office building complete with luxuriant landscaping throughout the site, including mature olive trees at the front entry and a rooftop garden accessible to all building users.…

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PrimeCare Medical Office Building

Working with Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, WRD Architects created a state-of-the-art medical office building that is home to the largest private primary care physicians' group in Monterey County. The 45,000-square-foot facility transformed a vacant three-acre lot…

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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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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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Wine Experience

With a 1,500-square-foot tenant space near the Monterey Plaza Hotel, WRD Architects was able to create a vibrant and inviting space highlighting an innovative wine concept bar. The space is split into two distinct areas; an industrial workspace for blending different varietals…

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Water + Leaves

WRD Architects worked with a visionary owner to create a contemporary space for the first specialty tea and coffee shop on Monterey’s Fishermans Wharf. The client’s passion for tea inspired the design process. Four high performance digital tea steepers maintain the optimal…

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Hotel Abrego

WRD Architects’ multi-phased expansion and remodel of this 56,000-square-foot property included the design of a new 29-room building in addition to the renovation of the existing hotel facilities to complement the historic architecture found in downtown Monterey. These…

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Scales

Scales showcases some of the Peninsula’s finest cuisine combined with the California Coast’s most impressive views.  The 22,000-square foot restaurant includes high ceilings with large bay windows from top to bottom where more than 300 diners can experience the harbor’s natural…

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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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Sunflower Gardens

Sunflower Gardens is an affordable, multi-family supportive housing community built to the highest green standards. This new four-building complex in Salinas provides 18 affordable dwelling units with communal facilities and support services to 23 formerly homeless or at-risk…

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Rockrose Gardens

Named after a plant that puts forth beautiful blooms despite drought and extreme adversity, Interim's Rockrose Gardens housing project creates an environment of beauty and dignity for low-income residents who have faced economic hardship and psychiatric disabilities. The…

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Merrill Farms Headquarters

WRD Architects’ design for the new Merrill Farms headquarters facility in Salinas enables two distinct yet complementary companies to operate under one roof: Merrill Farms and its affiliate Frisco Farms. The structure suits its agricultural setting: the exposed heavy timber…

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Light & Motion

WRD Architects transformed a former Fort Ord U.S. Army helicopter repair hanger into a 30,000-square-foot headquarters with associated industrial production and warehouse areas for Light & Motion, an outdoor recreation lighting design and manufacturing company.  The high-bay…

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