William F. Erwin is currently employed at Optima, an award winning designer, developer, and builder of luxury residential communities. He draws on knowledge from HOK, one of the largest architectural offices in the United States, as well as Shepley Bulfinch, the oldest continuously practicing architectural firm. His experience includes a wide range of building types, varying from the million square foot Omni Ft. Worth Hotel to small scale disaster relief homes. He is LEED Accredited and an Autodesk Revit Certified Professional.
Will’s accomplishments include a win in the 2007 Texas Society of Architects Grow Home Competition as well as publication in Texas Architect Magazine and in Travel + Leisure Magazine Online’s “World’s Most Visionary Cities” article. In 2012 he was a guest on WNPR Connecticut's radio program "Where We Live" to discuss the future of our cities.
Will, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, has a Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in Environmental Design from Texas A&M University. He received his Master’s in Architecture from Arizona State University in May 2011. Will and his wife, Kristen, currently reside in Mesa, Arizona.
Optima, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Architect
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Job Captain
KPB Architects, Revit Consultant
HOK (formerly Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum), Architectural Technician
Arizona State University, MArch, Architecture
Texas A&M University, Bachelors, Environmental Design
Texas Grow Home Competition Winner, 1st Place
• Published in Texas Architect Magazine March/April 2008
• Teamed with 3 to develop a panelized disaster relief home
• Took the lead in the design and documentation of this project