About WRD Architects

Wald Ruhnke & Dost Architects, LLP is Monterey County’s largest and most active architectural firm supporting and designing socially meaningful projects throughout our community. Since its foundation in 1963, our firm has completed more than 2,000 projects in the Monterey Bay region, including many well-loved local landmarks.

Our firm attracts and fosters an environment for the community’s most talented and professional team of architects to do what they do best – design and help develop functional and beautiful buildings and interiors to support both public and private enterprises. Those who work with us know our reputation of integrity, professionalism, trustworthiness and excellence.


  • 3-D Renderings
  • ADA Compliance
  • Art Procurement
  • Bidding & Evaluation
  • Code Consultation
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Cost Evaluation
  • Design
  • Expert Witness
  • Facility Assessment
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Fixture, Furniture & Equipment
  • Interior Design
  • LEED Certification
  • Lighting Design
  • Logistics
  • Master Planning
  • OSHPD Submittals & Permit Processing
  • Programming
  • Professional Photography
  • Scheduling
  • Site Analysis
  • Site & Interior Signage
  • Space Planning