2023 Fellowship Announcement

The 2023 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects elevated Bill LaPatra, FAIA, LEED AP, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to Members who have made significant national contributions to the profession.

Bill LaPatra FAIA, LEED AP, is a design partner at Mithun with 40 years of experience leading higher education, civic, commercial, and corporate workplace projects. His diverse body of work includes the mixed-use Weyerhaeuser Headquarters in Seattle’s Pioneer Square; the Princeton University Meadows Graduate Student Housing, which is among the largest Passive House projects in the country; and the award-winning and LEED Platinum-certified UC Irvine Mesa Court Towers living-learning community.

In particular, Bill is known for advancing the design of student life facilities nationally through holistic support for students’ academic and social development, deep green building performance, and championship of design excellence within alternative delivery models (including design-build and P3 partnerships). He is a regular conference presenter, joining with housing professionals, contractors, engineers, and developers to share lessons learned and exemplary models for design-forward collaboration within alternative delivery.

Join us in congratulating Bill!