Monthly Archives: August 2020

Natomas Charter School Resource Center

Natomas Charter School stairs

The Natomas Charter School Resource Center is a 30,000 SF, first-generation tenant improvement specializing in assisting homeschool families in creating individualized education through a home and school partnership. The Resource Center is multifaceted in the sense that classrooms adapt throughout the day as various classes take place. Similar to a University setting. Students in this […]

California Mass Timber Building Competition Honoree – The Stages at Northstar

Stages at Northstar Exterior

Williams + Paddon received an Honorable Mention for our design of The Stages at Northstar in the California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) California Mass Timber Building Competition! Projects in this competition demonstrated superior design and application of mass timber for commercial or multi-family projects in California. What is Mass Timber? It’s a category of framing […]

Education in a COVID World

Covid Classroom

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 […]