Will is a Landscape Architect and Urban Designer at OLIN in Philadelphia. Over the course of his career, Will has worked on a variety of award winning projects, ranging in scale and typologies. He has an intense curiosity about the social dynamics of urban spaces, material systems, and urban infrastructure. His inventiveness has yielded ecologically intelligent and socially purposeful places including Apple Campus 2 in California, the Master Plan for the Alexandria Waterfront in Virginia, and Mill River Park and Greenway in Stamford, CT which won a Design Honor Award by the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2015.

He has worked extensively on international projects including, the Bahia Urbana Master Plan, a 90 acre waterfront redevelopment in San Juan, and the Hong Kong Golf & Tennis Academy, a 20 acre resort in the mountains of Pak Kong. His recent completed work includes Pennovation Works in Philadelphia, in colloboration with HWKN and Bruce Mau Design and Cummins Green in Downtown Indianapolis, in collaboration with Deborah Berke Partners.

At OLIN, Will is currently overseeing the design of The Hills at Vallco, a 50 acre redevelopment project in Silicon Valley, in collaboration with Rafael Vinoly Architects. The project includes a 30-acre rooftop park which will be the world’s largest green roof upon completion. He is working on a new residential community with Leers Weinzapfel Associates at The University of Arkansas.

He earned a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2007. During his academic experience, Will received several awards, including the Stanley Abbott Award from the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design for his master plan for the Lower Hill District in Pittsburgh entitled 'Pittsburgh's Fourth River: A Confluence of Cultures'.

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