William Gardner (Will) has seventeen years experience in across a broad range of projects both in Australia and overseas. He has lead multi-disciplinary teams locally and abroad in planning, design, documentation, tender management, construction phase contract administration and superintendency. Will has assumed the role of Project Architect for a number of projects, with particular focus on diplomatic, government and public buildings and interior works.
Will lead the team and was superintendent for the award-winning renovation of the heritage listed Swedish Embassy in Canberra. He was also the project architect for the new Parliament of Samoa, Maota Fono building, and was project superintendent for the Shangri-La Hotel Ballroom redevelopment in Sydney, which involved managing multiple building contracts simultaneously with clients, consultants, users and contractors spread across three countries.
Prior to this he was the project architect for the award-winning Botswana High Commission in Deakin, ACT, completed in 2009. In addition, Will has fulfilled design and documentation roles for GMB designed medium to high density residential and student accommodation developments in Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Tianjin, PRC.
He is an active member of the architectural community with contributions ranging from professional advocacy and counselling to student education. He is currently an Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) Chapter Councillor. Formerly he was Chairman of the Emerging Architects committee and a member of the AIA Emerging Architect and Graduate Network national council for a number of years.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Design – University of Canberra
Bachelor of Architecture – University of Canberra
Australian Institute of Architects
Honours & Awards
Emerging Architect Award
Australian Institute of Architects, ACT Chapter