This program for Public Architecture connects nonprofit organizations in need of design assistance with architecture and design firms willing to donate 1% of their time  on a pro bono basis.  Because of the amount of firms giving over 1%, including Wenzlau Architects, the program has recently changed their name to The 1+ program. 

HRB is an independent, non-profit affordable housing provider and advocate on Bainbridge Island working to maintain our community's social and cultural diversity. It is our office's goal to help develop and maintain affordable housing on Bainbridge Island and to educate the community about this critical need.  Our office currently participates on the HRB board.

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap is a volunteer-based nonprofit animal welfare organization that promotes responsible pet ownership and the reduction of pet overpopulation.  We donated our time to provide them with a feasibility study for their new facility 

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.  They promote the creation of communities that are affordable in order to install a sense of dignity and hope.  Our office helped design a passive home that decreases the overhead costs of heating and cooling for the habitat family it belongs to.

Assistance Dogs of Hawaii seeks to expand their services onto Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap providing professionally trained dogs for those with physical or other disabilities in order to increase their independence and quality of life.

Friends of Fort Ward is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization committed to historical preservation in the Fort Ward neighborhood on Bainbridge Island.  We are currently working with this organization to refurbish the fort’s historic bakery building for use as an island community hall.

Whether we are crafting new housing policies, working pro-bono, or designing affordable homes, we like to stay involved. We want to help and don't shy away from a tight budget. 

Investing in community is an important component of sustainability.

Here's how we contribute.