PEOPLE

WW works at the intersection of practice and culture, an intersection defined by the people that work with WW, our clients, and our collective experiences.


Sarah Whiting

Prior to founding WW, Sarah Whiting worked with the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Peter Eisenman in New York; and Michael Graves in Princeton, New Jersey. Whiting is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects.

In addition to practicing, Sarah is Dean of the School of Architecture at Rice University, where she is the William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture.

Sarah has also taught at Princeton University, Harvard University, the University of Kentucky, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of Florida. Sarah is a frequent lecturer throughout the US and abroad. She is regularly asked to serve as a critic of architecture and urban design.

Sarah's work has been published in ANY, Assemblage, Wiederhal, Wired, and Dialogue magazines, among others, as well as in the collections Shaping the City; Mies in America; Six Authors in Search of an Architect; and An Architecture for all Senses: the Work of Eileen Gray. Whiting is the series editor of Point, a book series aimed at forming contemporary discussions in architecture and urbanism. She edited Differences, a collection of essays by Ignasi de Solà-Morales and also served as reviews editor for the journal Assemblage from 1996 to 2001. She currently serves on the editorial boards of the journals LOG and 30-60-90.

Sarah received her B.A. from Yale, her Master of Architecture from Princeton University, and her Ph.D. from MIT.


Ron Witte

Prior to founding WW, Ron Witte worked with the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Jacques Couëlle in Paris, France; and Reid & Tarics in San Francisco, California.

Ron is a registered architect in Texas. He is member of the American Institute of Architects and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Review Boards.

In addition to practicing, Ron is a Professor at the School of Architecture at Rice University. Ron has also taught at Princeton University, Harvard University, the University of Kentucky, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of Florida.

Ron's work has been published in Assemblage, Log, Fresh Meat, Texas Architect, the Washington Post, Archplus, Scroope, Harvard Design Magazine, Architecture Magazine, Dialogue, Architectural Design Profiles, and Polygraph. He edited Toyo Ito: Sendai Mediatheque, published by Harvard University and Prestel, Counting, and co-edited Judgment. The drawings for the X House were acquired by the architecture collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Ron received his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and his Master of Architecture from Princeton University.