Principal and Founder, W Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Barbara Wilks, FASLA, FAIA, principal and founder of W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, is a leader in the field of design. As an architect and a landscape architect, Barbara uses her leadership skills to realign nature in the city. Barbara has won many awards for her work and has been published nationally and internationally. Her designs range from urban public spaces to infrastructure to architecture, and her goal is to use design to create access and a means of participation—a route to discovery and engagement. In addition to opening her projects for participation, during the design process Barbara continues the spirit of inclusion to the surrounding communities and government agencies. She is a board member of Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Ohio as well as the Design Trust for Public Space and the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation in New York City.