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William Harris
With over 35 years of architectural design and planning experience, Bill serves as the Regional Practice Leader for Science+Technology. Bill has helped almost every major Bio/Pharma company, and a host of scale-ups and start-ups, to meet demanding goals for research, innovation and production. His vision for integrating workplace, art, culture and science, along with his unique blend of strategic and tactical design solutions, make a difference in the success of his clients. While focused primarily on Science+Technology, Bill brings an understanding of academic, business, commercial, community and cultural project types in order to make great environments for people. Recently Bill has focused on design innovations responding to the convergence of the sciences, on benchmarks and trends, and on bridging the gap between the needs of research communities and the buildings and science clusters created by developers. Bill’s projects have received awards from the American Institute of Architects, Boston Society of Architects, CoreNet New England, the International Facilities Management Association and the Association of General Contractors. Widely published in trade journals, Bill has presented at the AIA National Convention, ABX, IFMA, Tradeline, the Association of Independent Research Institutes and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, among others. Bill is proud to serve on the Board of Directors of MassEcon, and is the creator of the Biotech Battle of the Bands, an industry networking and performance event which has raised over $175,000 for health-related charities.