Green Festival Speakers

Michael E. Willis



Willis founded Michael Willis Architects in 1988. In the last 19 years his firm has gained a national reputation for integrating urban design and community participation in civic, affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization projects in Northern California, Oregon, Michigan, Washington and Missouri. He has also directed the design of major water treatment, laboratory, healthcare and university projects.

Willis is a registered architect in California, Oregon, Washington, Missouri, Michigan and Arizona. He was the 1995 President of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA/SF), and served as a member on its Executive Committee. He is currently chair of the AIA Professional Interest Area (PIA) national committee and was past Northern California chair of the National Organization of Minority Architects.