JGWA provides full-service architectural consulting in all phases of historic preservation projects. The firm’s architects, conservators and interiors specialists have extensive experience in every aspect of the planning, design and execution of historic building restoration. With each project, JGWA provides creative solutions grounded in a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of historic building construction.

Research and planning are a critical part of the preservation process. The firm emphasizes the need for detailed and thorough investigation of each project, from archival research about the building’s history to a master plan or a feasibility study for an adaptive reuse plan.Responsible stewardship of historic buildings requires a curatorial approach to questions of renewal, restoration, reconstruction and maintenance.

JGWA applies a wide range of preservation technologies to its work, combining a thorough knowledge of historic building fabric with state-of-the art building conservation techniques. From non-destructive evaluation to paint and furnishings analysis, the firm is committed to providing the best preservation solutions for the conservation and maintenance of historic structures.