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Seattle, WA

Bill Valdez

PE, DBIA, LEED Green Associate

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Civic
  • Courts
  • Planning
  • Principal
Bill Valdez
  • Principal

Bill began his engineering careerĀ in 1994, and established an early reputation as a creative thinker and focused project manager. He is a recognized project leader with expertise in justice and civic project types. Recognizing that success grows from clarity of process, Bill works closely with teams and clients to clearly delineate design approach, designer and stakeholder roles and involvement, and understanding of deliverables, reviews, and timelines needed to ensure project success.

"Public buildings are a reflection of what the people stand for and what they value. These structures speak to the heritage of a community and vision of its future. Being able to tell my children that I had a small part in a community's story is very rewarding."

Bill's passion is for working with public agencies. He excels on large multi-agency project types where his integrated design expertise and ability to build consensus among stakeholders result in successful project delivery. Clients value Bill's ability to guide design projects through extensive public processes. He also helps clients engage, educate and inform community members and stakeholders to develop political good will and community support for public projects.

His experience includes working with the City of Everett to replace its outdated courts with a new courthouse building that serves the public through accessibility, functional clarity of courts operations, and an architectural character befitting the dignity and pride of the City's judicial processes. He was integrally involved in the design of the LEED Gold building program at Fort Carson, Colo.