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CWA AIA, Inc. is a multi-discipline design firm providing architectural, planning, engineering and interior design services throughout California. Founded in 1946, CWA has designed over 40 libraries. Specializing in governmental and civic projects, CWA has designed over five hundred million dollars of civic architecture. Our projects vary in size, scope, complexity and design solutions. Meeting the client’s needs for function, quality, cost, schedule and personal service is foremost.


The firm’s size and philosophy promote active principal involvement from the inception of a project to its completion. Our philosophy is based on a belief that success of a project is achieved through innovative design that is stimulated by a practical and concise approach. Every challenge offers opportunity.


CWA enjoys a reputation of working within a pragmatic economic framework, while producing award winning buildings. Our clients are confident in our services and abilities. Eighty-five percent (85%) of our business is generated from repeat clients and referrals.


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