PARK(ing) Day is an annual international event in which metered parking spaces are transformed into temporary public parks, gathering places, or works of public art by citizens, activists, and industry professionals. The idea behind PARK(ing) Day is to encourage people to rethink the way streets are used. Midtown Sacramento’s creativity was on full display last […]
At Williams + Paddon, we’ve been observing how living spaces have been reconfigured during this time of shelter-in-place, but we are especially interested in what this means for the future of multi‐family housing. Urban dimensions of shelter are typically more compact than suburban and rural homes. A studio apartment needs to be a ‘transformer’ literally. […]
With back-to-school quickly approaching, we’ve been talking at Williams + Paddon about what the classroom of the future might look like. While we don’t have clear guidance in this ever-changing environment, I wanted to share a bit of our student-centered thinking and the insights our team members are envisioning. While the COVID-19 pandemic forces educators […]
This year’s IIDA Merge event was better than ever, with an extended creation time, an elegant runway show location at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, and an exciting theme, “Into the Wild”! The teams were given a month to create their runway outfit, a change from prior years, where teams were given four hours on the […]
In 2005, Jack and Scott Paddon began work on the master plan and design of a 22-acre medical campus in Karatu, Tanzania. F.A.M.E., which stands for the Foundation for African Medicine and Education, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization offering medical care and wellness education to the Karatu District in rural Tanzania. At the start of […]
With 2017 receding in the rear-view mirror and the benefit of time and post-holiday hindsight, we focus on several themes which dominated the past year’s landscape and continue to affect and direct the course of the current year as we speed toward the second quarter of 2018. It’s safe to say 2017 was a […]
Our interiors team is proud to share some behind the scenes construction shots as well as a sneak peek of the recently completed multi-purpose building for St. John the Baptist church in Folsom. We’re always honored to participate in spaces that serve as a community cornerstone and this project stood out to us as just that. Their August ribbon cutting ceremony gave attendees a first look at the newly completed sports facilities as well as state of the art performance space with custom acoustic paneling. The new multi-purpose building will allow St. John the Baptist to continue and grow in its mission to support and connect with communities in Folsom and the surrounding region.
Williams + Paddon – honored by Sacramento Business Journal as one of Sacramento’s Fastest Growing Companies 2017 A word from our principal and founder Jack Paddon as he looks back on the company’s growth from the inception to present Our team was recently included by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of Sacramento’s fastest growing companies of […]