William Erwin

William Erwin

Phoenix, AZ, US



William F. Erwin, president of Erwin A&D, draws on his experience from Optima, a vertically integrated developer of high end residential communities, HOK, one of the largest architectural offices in the United States, and Shepley Bulfinch, the oldest continuously practicing architectural firm. His background 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.


Erwin Architecture & Development, Phoenix, AZ, US, President

Sep 2015 - current

Optima, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Architect

May 2013 - Sep 2015

Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Job Captain

Sep 2011 - May 2013

KPB Architects, Revit Consultant

Feb 2009 - Aug 2010

HOK, Architectural Technician

May 2007 - Feb 2009


Arizona State University, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - May 2011

Texas A&M University, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Aug 2003 - May 2007


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


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