BWA Architecture + Planning

230 North Second Street
Studio 3-C
Philadelphia
PA
19106
Phone: 
215.923.2420
Fax: 
215.923.4051
Year Established 
1988
About the Firm 
Established in 1988, BWA Architecture + Planning is led by principals Richard Winston, AIA, and Morris Zimmerman, AIA, LEED bd+c, who together have more than 60 years combined experience as architects and builders. In projects ranging from renovation and restoration to new construction, our clients value our enthusiasm, superior service, technical knowledge, design ability, and our capacity to take on projects of varying size. We believe the growth of our reputation is a direct consequence of our concern for providing conscientious service to our clients.
Types of Work
Educational Facilities: 
20%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
10%
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
15%
Institutional Facilities: 
15%
Interiors: 
10%
Museum/Galleries: 
10%
Planning: 
5%
Religious Facilities: 
10%
Special Services 
Post Occupancy Evaluation
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
6
Architects (Registered): 
4
Interns/Draftspeople: 
1
Administration: 
1
Projects 
Connelly House; St. Joseph's University Post Learning Commons; Cyber Village Senior Housing; Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitors Center; University of Pennsylvania Caster Building Renovation and Addition; Bryn Mawr College Rhoads Hall; Roxborough High School; George Washington High School; Strawberry Mansion High School; Four Middle Schools- Lancaster, PA; Congregation Rodeph Shalom Sanctuary Renovation; The Library Company Cassatt House; Parent Infant Center; Weavers Way Co-op.
Awards 
Select Awards include: Connelly House - AIA Philadelphia Community Design Award; Cyber Village Senior Housing - 1% Solution Award for Good Design in Pro-bono Work; The Library Company of Philadelphia Cassatt House Renovations and Additions - Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia "Grand Jury Design Award", Bryn Mawr College Rhoads Hall - Historical Architectural Review Board Award for Preservation and Renovation; Hood College Shriner Hall - ABC Baltimore Chapter Outstanding Construction Management and Preservation/Adaptive Reuse Awards; Byron Story Foundation: Alternative High School - Community Design Collaborative Award and 1% Solution Award for Good Design in Pro-Bono Work; Congregation Rodeph Shalom Sanctuary Restoration- AIA Philadelphia Preservation Award and AIA Pennsylvania Citation of Merit; St. Joseph's University Post Learning Commons- American Libraries Magazine’s Library Design Showcase.
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Richard W. Winston, AIA
Principals: 
Richard W. Winston, AIA, NCARB, Morris Zimmerman, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP bd+c
Senior Associates: 
William Collett, AIA, Thomas P. Kirchner, AIA, LEED AP bd+c
Marketing: 
Naomi Leach, Director of Business Development
PR: 
Richard W. Winston, AIA
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