Whether a project has multiple private stakeholders or heightened public involvement, giving all groups an  opportunity to meaningfully contribute to the dialogue both early and throughout the design process results in a better project and more satisfied users. For projects with considerable historical, cultural, environmental, or economic impact, education and collaboration are critical to gaining consensus. Through the development and careful orchestration of stakeholder/public outreach plans, we serve as your advocate.

What Our Clients Say

 “I want to thank GWWO for the sensitivity, sincerity, and obvious care with which our community’s interests have been considered.” 

—Edie Brooks, Turner Station Community Member, involved in the design and construction of Dundalk High School and Sollers Point Technical High School

Selected Work

Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center

Feedback from six client groups coupled with extensive public outreach helped to adapt the final design of the Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center. A project website and newsletters kept the community abreast of design decisions and aware of community meeting dates.

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Tubman’s descendants, community groups, and representatives from four public entities worked in concert on the vision for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center.

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Washington College Gibson Center for the Arts

Multiple projects have addressed Town and Gown considerations at higher education institutions, including several successful projects for Washington College.

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Fort McHenry Visitor & Education Center

Representatives at the national, state, and local levels were represented during the design for the Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine Visitor & Education Center.

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