mw|works llc is a Seattle based design studio offering architectural and interior design services to residential and commercial clients. After two decades of combined experience, Steve Mangillo and Eric Walter for mw|works with the intent to remain small and focus on compelling, collaborative projects.
With nearly two decades of architectural experience on award winning projects, Steve is deeply involved in every project. Since starting MW|Works with Eric, Steve has led both commercial and residential projects including Rock Box, PushPull, Canyon Barn, and the Courtyard House. Prior to MW|Works, as a Senior Associate at , Steve managed and co-designed many widely published projects including the Point House, Woodway, San Juan Island Residence, Gosline, and the Port Townsend Residence. Steve was also instrumental in the Ballard Library project. Other prior work experience also includes a remodel of Canlis restaurant, an ecological resort in the Bahamas, and several residential projects. Steve lives in Seattle with his wife, two young sons, and their expanding list of pets.
Since co-founding MW|Works in 2007, Eric has been deeply involved in all our work, leading the design of many projects including the Case Inlet Residence, Rock Box, Canyon Barn, Tractor Shed, and Wonderland. Prior to MW|Works, Eric worked nearly six years with where he worked on the Ballard Library, Peace Arch Border Crossing, and several residences in Hawaii, Montana, and California. Eric also spent several years with Miller Hull. Eric received a B. of Arts in Architectural Studies from the University of Washington and a Masters of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned the AIA gold medal for outstanding design. Eric lives with his wife, two young sons, and dog Tucker on the Kitsap Peninsula.
Since joining MW|Works, Suzanne has been indispensable as both a designer and a project manager on a wide range of projects including Rock Box, Case Inlet Residence, Moss Bay, and the Courtyard House. Prior to MW|Works, Suzanne worked with Della Valle & Bernheimer, Marwan Al-Sayed, I-10 Studio (Rick Joy, Wendell Burnette, and Marwan Al-Sayed), and Dust Design Build. Her background includes many residences, boutique hotels, and managing the interiors for Amangiri Resort and Spa. Suzanne graduated with distinction with a B. of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 2003, and studied under Valerio Olgiati in 2008 while attending a masters program at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Suzanne is also an active sculptor working in the medium of plaster and has contributed her work to our projects, including linear lighting elements for Rock Box.