Experiment. Create. Innovate. Collaborate. Share.

Our work is fueled by knowledge, research and active debate. We advocate new ideas and innovation in design theory and practice. SWA’s identity is founded on research, experimentation and risk-taking. Browse our online laboratory of ideas, people, and projects.

Shoes on pavement

Photos from our travel that inspire our passion for design

SWA Ideas Journal

Our annual print collection highlights recent work and upcoming visions


Infrastructure Research Initiative at SWA

Social Impact

Social Impact Design Initiative


The Annual Patrick Curren Fellowship funds research and innovation by outstanding employees