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2024 and Recent.....

Projects - On the Boards

New Engineering and Science Building, University of Chicago

AGWms_studio, Conceptual Design Partner to HDR

2021 to Present.  In 2022 AGWms_studio in collaboration with HDR won an international design competition to design a brand-new collaborative Quantum Engineering Laboratory building. Currently in Schematic Design, New Engineering and Science Building_UCI

Fair Parks  Community Park and Follies, Dallas TX

2020-2024. In partnership with studio_MLA (Mia Lehrer Associates), AGW_studio is responsible for the conceptual design of the architectural follies within the park including a community facility, a performance stage and support and picnic shelters throughout the park (with bc workshop, Dallas TX, (design collaborators and executive architects).  Fair Park Community Park, Dallas TX

Academic Lectures | Keynotes | Talks | Teaching


- Adjunct Lecturer, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

    Department of Architecture, 2013 - Present

    Undergraduate Design Studio Lecturer

- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 

    2024 - Architecture Lecture Series

- Contributor: Royal Academy of Arts, London, Summer Exhibition 2021

    Invited Contributor exhibiting 2 works from: Out of the Woods Series, OW1_Orange_AGW2017

- Joseph Esherick Distinguished Professor

    University of California, College of Environmental Design - 2020

    Graduate Design Studio

- Harvard Graduate School of Design

    2020 - Architecture Lecture Series

- University of California Berkeley, College of Environmental Design

     2021 - Architecture Lecture Series


Design Juries

- American Institute of Architects - Design Awards Juror

   - AIA San Francisco Design Awards Juror - 2024

   - AIA Albuquerque Design Awards Jury Chair - 2023

   - FAIA Jury of Fellows, FAIA Selection Jury - Appointed 2020-2023

- Jury Chair - HDR Opacity Design Excellence Program

     2020 - 2022, Chaired 3 consecutive cycles of HDR's internal Design Excellence Program

     2022_Gestures: Opacity Series 05 Journal


- Global War on Terrorism - Architecture Design Advisor, 2023

  Appointed to 6 member Advisory Council to assist in the selection of an architect to design the

  New Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC 


- Design Juror, Arcrhitecture at Zero, Design Competition  

    2014 - 2024- Design Jury Member or Jury Chair._

    An Interview with Margie O'Driscoll:  Arch@Zero_Overview with Allison Grace Williams





Design Advisor to the Oakland A's  

2018 -2019,  Design Advisor to the Oakland A's Real Estate team in Pursuit of a new ballpark and commercial development at the Howard Terminal site west of Jack London Square. AGWms-studio reviewed and collaborated on Design Guidelines (with BIG and James Corner Field Operations) for the future commercial development west of the ballpark.

Design Advisor to Emerald South Development Collaborative

Design Advisor to Toni Griffin ( and local Chicago architects to explore the development potential for properties controlled by Emerald South located in South Chicago near Washington Park proximate to University of Chicago and the future site of the Obama Presidential Libraries. A preliminary charrette was held in early 2020.


West Side Residential Concept, Design + Build  

San Francisco CA - 2018 - Present

Juror, Chouteau Greenway Design Competition, St Louis

A global design competition to envision the CHOUTEAU GREENWAY – a transformational project to connect Forest Park to the Arch and St. Louis' vibrant neighborhoods, parks, business and arts districts.

Design Advisory to Prologis Real Estate Development,  San Francisco

2017 - 2019 - AGWms_studio provided design consulting and advisory in conjunction a new industrial project to be located in Bayview in San Francisco. 

Visiting Committee Chair, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Visiting Committee Chair, 2016-2018 Cycle, 2014-2016 Cycle, Visiting Committee Member 2012-2014 Cycle

A Keynote Speaker, Hopscotch Design Festival, Raleigh NC


The Keynote Speaker, Portland Industry Forum, Portland OR 

2018 - Keynote entitled: The Industry and the Art is available at: PortlandIndustryForum_Keynote2018

Juror,  American Institute of Architects - Chapter Design Awards

- AIA COTE (Committee on the Environment) Top 10 Design Awards 2019

- AIA Austin Design Awards 2019

- AIA Minnesota Design Awards 2019

- AIA DC Design Awards 2017

- AIA Portland Design Awards 2017

Academic Lectures | Keynotes | Talks....including:

- Clemson University, School of Architecture, 2018 Mission-Driven Architectural Practice (with William Leddy of LMSA)

- Yale University  - Paul Rudolph Lecture, “Implicit Social Action”  

- Stanford University - AIA-Student Research Forum, “Narrative, Practice + Research”

- Kansas State University, Manhattan KS - AIA Central Regional States 2016 Conference, “Architecture as Infrastructure”

- Berkeley City Club Conservancy Lecture Series, Women Speak: Four Architects on Design and Urbanism

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