AIA, LEED AP®
Tim Williams has built his career managing the design of complex and flexible facilities that have advanced innovation, collaboration, historic restoration, and sustainability. As a Managing Partner of ZGF’s Washington, DC office, Tim has provided project oversight for the development of landmark projects for cities, universities, healthcare providers, developers, and corporations across the country.
Among his most recognizable projects are the LEED Platinum® historic restoration of Seattle’s King Street Station, a recipient of both the AIA National Institute Honor Award for Architecture and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Preservation Honor Award; the LEED Gold® MolES and NanoES Buildings at the University of Washington; the Nintendo of America Headquarters; and the Cascade Bicycle Club Headquarters, recipient of an AIA Seattle Honor Award. Since transitioning to the east coast, Tim has led ongoing projects for clients including the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, JBG Smith, and Wexford Science & Technology.
With each project, Tim provides leadership and attention to all critical areas of project development and completion, fostering design excellence and innovation while ensuring attention to budget and schedule. He is passionate about developing processes that facilitate strong decision making and lead to creative design solutions that support each client’s unique goals and culture.
Tim earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Washington and his Bachelor of Arts in History from Kenyon College. His varied speaking engagements have included presentations at Tradeline, Society for College and University Planning, Rail-Volution, International Living Future Institute, and the APA National Planning Conference. Tim is also a Board Member of the National Building Museum.