Press Releases

ACEC Illinois Recognizes Wight & Company with an Honor Award for the LEED® Platinum Certified Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Mar 07, 2010
Hidden Oaks Nature Center project has received an Honor Award—the highest award given—in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois’ (ACEC-Illinois) 2010 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition


Matthew J. Aquino, PE, SE, joins the firm as Director of Structural Engineering

Feb 03, 2010
Wight & Company, a leader in architecture, engineering and construction solutions, has strengthened its integrated design capabilities with the expansion of its engineering group to include structural building engineering.


Leanne Meyer-Smith, AIA, LEED AP, interviewed on WGN news regarding design and construction in Haiti

Jan 19, 2010
Leanne Meyer-Smith, AIA, LEED AP, a senior project manager at Wight & Company, appeared on WGN TV news on Monday, January 18th to discuss building design and construction in Haiti. As a volunteer, Leanne has traveled to Haiti several times to review the construction of a church which she designed. She is also the architect of a health care center in the Haitian village of Duchity which is currently under construction.


Celebration of Light: Restoration of Chicago Cultural Center's Tiffany Dome

Dec 22, 2009
WTTW First to Televise Documentary, “Celebration of Light: Restoration of the Chicago Cultural Center’s Tiffany Dome” Program features the designers, artists and craftspeople involved in repairing and/or replacing more than 30,000 pieces of glass for one of Chicago’s architectural treasures Will air January 3, 2010 on Channel 11 at 5:30 p.m.


Lois Vitt Sale, AIA, LEED AP, Returns to Wight & Company as Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer

Oct 26, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions and nationally recognized for sustainable design, announced today that Lois Vitt Sale, AIA, LEED® AP, has rejoined the company as senior vice president, chief sustainability officer.


Mill Street School Celebrates its Newly Renovated and Expanded Facility in Naperville, Illinois

Oct 20, 2009
Wight & Company, a leading PK-12 design firm, joined District 203 board members, elected officials, students, staff, volunteers, community members and representatives from construction manager Lamp Incorporated on October 19, 2009, to celebrate the newly renovated and expanded Mill Street School located in Naperville, Ill.


Wight & Company Honored by Illinois Association of School Boards’ Excellence in Educational Environment Design

Oct 20, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, has received an Illinois Association of School Boards Excellence in Education Environment Design Award of Merit.


Wight & Company Strengthens Integrated Design Capabilities with Introduction of MEP Engineering Group

Oct 19, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in architecture, engineering and construction solutions, has strengthened its integrated design capabilities and sustainable design/LEED consulting practice with the addition of a new engineering group that focuses on mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), as well as fire protection. The company also announced that Sudesh Saraf, PE, LEED AP, has joined the company as director of the new MEP engineering practice, which will be housed within the firm’s Darien headquar


A Deep Green Home for Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Oct 08, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, is pleased to announce that the upcoming AIA NEI committee on the environment's talk will be a presentation about Hidden Oaks Nature Center, a recently completed project in Bolingbrook, Ill.


Wight & Company Honored in Best of 2009 Award Competition

Sep 28, 2009
Wight & Company has received an Award of Merit in the Green Building category in Midwest Construction’s Best of 2009 competition.


ZweigWhite Designates Wight & Company as a “Hot Firm”

Sep 25, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, was named in “The Zweig Letter Hot Firm 2009 List” as one of the 200 fastest-growing firms in the country.


Six Wight & Company Projects Receive LEED® Gold Certification

Sep 22, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions, recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for six of its projects.


Everest Academy opened its doors to welcome students at its new academic facility in Lemont, IL

Sep 09, 2009
Wight & Company, a leading K-12 design and construction firm, joined officials from Everest Academy (formerly White Pines Academy) on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, in welcoming the community and students to their new academic facility located on Bell Road in Lemont, Ill.


Wight & Company breaks ground for American Academy of Sleep Medicine Headquarters

Jul 29, 2009
Darien, IL (July 29, 2009) – Wight & Company (Wight) and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, July 9, 2009 for the new AASM corporate headquarters. Approximately 50 people attended the ceremony to kick-off the construction of the new building, which was designed, and is being built by Wight & Company.


Hidden Oaks Nature Center opens on the first day of summer

Jun 20, 2009
Bolingbrook Park District opens new Hidden Oaks Nature Center: Wight & Company designed and built the Nature Center to LEED® Platinum standards


Village of Lemont Opens New Police Facility

May 06, 2009
The new building will provide the Lemont Police Department with state-of-the-art facilities to fulfill the Department’s need for decades to come


Albert Mark, AIA, LEED AP, joins Wight & Company as Project Executive in their Chicago Office

May 05, 2009
Wight & Company, a leader in integrated architecture, engineering and construction solutions for the built environment, announced today that Albert Mark, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the company as Project Executive. Mark, 55, will work in Wight’s Chicago office.


Groundbreaking for Naperville Central High School is May 27th

Apr 30, 2009
Wight & Company provides 21st Century Learning Environment


Groundbreaking for Naperville North HS projects set for May 11th

Apr 29, 2009
Wight & Company’s innovative designs balance distinct architecture and modern amenities