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A community of the firm’s young professionals who share knowledge and experiences with each other.

Through PLACES (Pursuing Leadership in Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Sustainability), employees with fewer than 8 years of professional experience can interact on a formal and informal basis. 

Participants meet regularly to discuss project challenges and lessons learned, industry developments, new technology, and professional development opportunities. They also participate in community-based and philanthropic activities, as well as social events, throughout the year.



  • Every PLACES member will fully realize their potential within Wight & Company.


  • We are emerging professionals who collaborate to impact our company, community, and careers.


Areas of Focus

  • Education
  • Service
  • Professional Development
  • Process Innovation

PLACES encourages the firm’s future leaders to connect with each other and with the broader community as they build their careers.