If you’re living in Tacoma, WA it’s no secret that houses in our real estate market are hard to come by and very expensive at that. The lack of inventory and high prices have pushed homebuyers toward different ways of homeownership and starting from scratch is one alternative. As you find yourself in this predicament, and don’t know where to begin, WC Studio is the perfect place to start. Being around for about 6 years, WC Studio serves Tacoma and the Pacific Northwest with new, innovative, and eco-friendly architecture and construction. By flipping the architecture field upside down, and realizing buildings and homes are the heart of our communities – especially urban communities, WC Studio is breaking the norm architectural mold.
Follow this blog to learn more about the services and standards WC Studios provides its clients how their architecture is different from what you may be used to.
What products and/or services do you offer? How long have you been in business?
WC STUDIO is an adventurous architecture agency with roots in Tacoma and projects throughout the Pacific Northwest that started in 2014. We design exciting and resource-efficient homes and buildings that delight the people, places, and planet they serve.
Led by architects John Wolters and Cady Chintis, our studio specializes in custom homes, multi-family developments, apartment buildings, and retail design. Our team particularly excels at creative solutions for urban infill sites in Seattle and Tacoma though we work on projects in a range of locations throughout the Puget Sound region and beyond.
How do we find you online?
On our Website
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What is the lesser known about your business that you wish more people knew?
Central to our practice is the belief that imaginative and well-crafted architecture makes people feel uplifted and nurtures the human spirit. We love collaborating with clients who share our mission to realize people centric, site specific, and high performance architecture and environments where individuals and communities can thrive.
Although modernism is often associated with open floor plans, large windows, and simple building shapes, our approach to modern design is more a way of thinking about modern life. The common thread in our work is not any particular style, but rather architecture that makes sense. We consider the characteristics of the site, the qualities of light and space, make thoughtful material choices, and pay attention to important details.
What else do you want people to know? Fun facts?
As architects with on-the-ground building and development experience, we are able to stretch project budgets further by understanding construction process efficiencies and the budget impacts of early design decisions. During construction, our eyes on the job site help protect the long term value of our client’s investment by ensuring the details for the durable and energy-efficient design are executed to perform.
FUN FACTS: Our favored mode of transportation and form of exercise is the bicycle and we stop work for a few minutes every day at 10 am, fire up the espresso machine and enjoy a hot drink.