William Harris


Managing Director

New York

+1 (617) 478-0300

With nearly 40 years of architectural design and planning experience, Bill serves as the Managing Director of the New York studio and Regional Practice Leader for Science + Technology at Perkins+Will. Bill drives excellence through the design and execution of significant architecture and interiors in corporate/commercial, civic, healthcare, science/technology, and strategic workplace planning.

Bill’s vision for integrating workplace, art, technology, culture, and science, along with his unique blend of strategic and tactical design solutions, makes a difference in supporting the success of his clients. Today Bill is focused on building innovation responding to the convergence of design through acute market awareness, how convergence is driving human behavior into building functionality and integrating the built space more effectively within communities and the environment.

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, the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, CoreNet, and ULI.

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.