Mr. Christopher Ward, AIA


Contact Details

Oakland, CA


Chris Ward was born in Vallejo, CA in 1958. Chris received his BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley in 1981. Chris worked for WWC Architects (Now DLR Group), Don Hartfelder AIA and Anthony Greenberg AIA before founding CWArchitects in 1990.
CWArchitects specialized in instutional architecture for schools, medical and non-profit organizations, including Botanical Gardens, Arboreta, and miscellaneous clients such as the Tournament of Roses as well as Universities in California.
CWArchitects is an award winning full service company that serves up Creative Design for Adventurous clients.


University of California
Berkeley, California, United States
Bachelors in Architecture, 1981
1976 To 1981


  • Accessibility Compliance
  • Analysis of Alternates / Substitutions
  • Architectural Design
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Bidding / Negotiation
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Construction Documentation: Specifications
  • Construction Management
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Design / Documentation
  • LEED Certification Services
  • Post-Contract Evaluation
  • Program Management
  • Programming
  • Project Administration
  • Project Financing
  • Record Drawing
  • Renderings
  • Site / Land Surveying
  • Site Analysis and Selection
  • Site Development Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Space Schematics / Flow Diagrams
  • Strategic Facility Planning
  • Sustainable Building Design
  • Value Analysis


  • AIA Trust


  • Chris's interests include his family, music, and is a long sufferer of California Football. Chris enjoys the outdoors and travel and italian food.