William Prince

William Prince

New York, NY, US



William Prince is a principal of Planning Architecture Research Curatorial (PARC) Office, an experimental multi-disiplinary studio that provides an integrated approach to architecture, design and communications in diverse range of media and over multiple scales ranging from large scale urban planning to furniture design.. PARC was named one of the winners of the Build A Better Burb competition and recently completed the Gucci Museum in Florence, the Le Meridien Etiler Hotel & Residences in Istanbul and Amo Eno, a high-tech wine bar in Hong Kong.

Previously, Will was a project architect for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, a senior associate at Rockwell Group in New York and has worked in the offices of Bernard Tschumi and Rogers Marvel. He served as an assistant curator in Department of Architecture and Design at the Wexner Center for the Arts projects included the traveling exhibition Evidence: Photography and Site and Fabrications: Full Scale, the Wexner Center component of the Fabrications exhibition also staged at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Will is currently a Studio Professor at Parson the New School for Design and studied architecture and comparative literature at the Ohio State University, winning the Henry Adams Metal, and received a Master of Architecture with Distinction from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University where he won the SOM Foundation Traveling Fellowship


PARC Office, New York, NY, US, Principal

Projects Include:
Seattle Center Masterplan, Seattle WA 2012 with Supermass (competition)
C Spa, New York NY 2012 (concept design)
La Torre Restaurtant, Istanbul TURKEY 2011-12 with SAS (completed construction)
Amo Eno Wine Bar, Hong Kong CHINA 2011 with Bruce Mau Design (completed construction)
Le Méridien Istanbul Etile, Istanbul TURKEY 2010-12 with EAA (completed construction)
Avidworx Prototype Store, Location Varies 2011 (concept design)
Lahm Residence, Chesapeake Bay MD 2011 (under construction)
Albequerque (Museum Tower) Residence, New York NY 2011 (under construction)
Museo Gucci, Florence IT 2009-11 with Studio 10 (completed construction)
Devon Showroom, Beverley Hills CA 2010 (completed construction)
Long Division - Build A Better Burb Competition, Long Island NY 2010 (competition - 1st place)
285 E Houston Street, New York 2008-10 (schematic design)
North Face Prototype Store, Location Varies 2009 (concept design)
Disney Archive & Education Center, New York NY 2009 (study)
Marguiles Collection, Miami FL 2008-9 (schematic design)
Tin Building, South Street Seaport, New York NY 2008 (schematic design)

Mar 2009 - current

Rockwell Architecture Planning, and Design, P.C, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate

Projects Included:
Steeplechase Plaza, Coney Island, Brooklyn NY 2007-9 with AECOM (under construction)
Andaz Hotel Wall Street, New York NY 2008-2010 (completed construction)
Coney Island Masterplan, Brooklyn NY 2007 (completed)
The New Meadowlands Stadium, New York NY 2006-10 with 360 Architects & Ewing Cole (completed construction)
Macys Prototype Store, location varies 2006 (schematic design)
Coca Cola Innovation Lab, Atlanta GA 2005-6 (completed construction)
Phoenician Spa, Pheonix AZ 2005 (completed design development)
Governors Island Competition, New York NY 2006 with Diller Scofidio Renfro (competition)
W Hotel & Residences, Huntington Beach CA 2005-08 (construction documents)
SteelSTAX Cultural Center, Bethlehem PA 2005-6 (competition)
Sentosa Hotel & Resort, Singapore 2005 (competition)
Sobella Hotel & Resort, Las Vegas NV 2005 (study)
Jet Blue Terminal, New York NY 2004-8 (completed construction)
ALoft Hotel Prototype, Location Varies 2004-8 (completed construction)
Film Society @ Lincoln Center, New York NY 2004-10 (completed construction)
Cirque du Soliel Hotel & Casino, Montreal CA 2004 (competition)
World Financial Center Theater Study, New York NY 2004 (study)
Pier 17 Redevelopment, New York NY 2003-4 (concept design)
Busch’s Grove Restaurant, St Louis MO 2003-5 (built)
Incubator: Public Arts Center, New York, NY 2003-4 (concept design)
East River Development Study, New York NY 2003 (study)
Motown Museum, Detroit MI 2003-3 (competition - 1st place)

Mar 2003 - Apr 2009

OMA (The Office for Metropolitan Architecture), Rotterdam, NL, Project Architect

Projects Included:
Wenner House, Harbor Island, Bahamas 2000-02
Toronto Downtown Redevelopment, Toronto, Canada 2001-2
LA County Museum of Art competition, Los Angeles, CA 2001-3
BAM Cultural District Masterplan, Brooklyn NY 2000-2

Jun 2001 - Feb 2003

Bernard Tschumi Architects, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Jan 1997 - Sep 1997

Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, US, Assistant Curator of Architecture & Design

Dec 1995 - Jan 1997


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Architecture with Distinction

Sep 1998 - Jun 2000

Clemson University, Bachelors, Architecture, magna cum laude

Sep 1991 - Jun 1995



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