Williams, Terence John, 1942-

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Williams, Terence John, 1942-

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Terry Williams was born 7 August 1942 in London, England. He was educated at St Joseph's School (London), St Patrick's School (Bristol), and finally St Brendan's College (Bristol), from which he graduated in 1959. In 1965 he earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Bath. Following graduation Williams worked in Helsinki, London, and New York. In 1969 Williams joined Wade Stockdill Armour and Blewett's Vancouver branch and during his time there designed the Kapilano 100 office tower (100 Park Royal South). Two years later he moved to the Victoria branch with Wade and that same year he became a partner in the firm. When WSAB broke into separate Victoria and Vancouver branches in 1974 the Victoria branch became known as Wade Williams. After John Wade retired in 1991, Williams continued the practice as Terence Williams Architect. Williams is a past president of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, former Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the RAIC, and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture. He is a founding director of the Canada Green Building Council.


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