William N. Gardner, AIA, LEED AP

William N. Gardner, AIA, LEED AP

Project Architect

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College in 1968 and a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 1972, Bill Gardner began his architecture career working for renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese. Bill continued his career in architecture and subsequently joined MHAworks in 2002, after relocating to North Carolina. As a veteran architect, he has extensive knowledge of all phases of the design and construction process. He has a keen understanding of the technical aspects relating to projects and keeps abreast of the latest changes in building, energy, and accessibility codes. His experience includes single and multi-family residential, K-12 and higher education, historic restoration, justice, and healthcare building types. His key projects recently completed include the award winning UNC-CH Student Family Housing and the $200 million UNC Hospital’s Lineberger Cancer Center and Professional Office building complex. As the firm’s first LEED Accredited Professional, Bill has been actively involved in the firm’s promotion of sustainable design. He is an active member of the Triangle Chapter of the US Green Building Council. He lives in Chapel Hill with his wife, Linda, a middle school science teacher, and his two high school student-athletes, Hanna and Mason.