Bill GILLILAND, architect

Bill Gilliland, an architect based in West Hollywood, California, offers exceptional architectural services to individuals, developers, and clients in the entertainment, academic, and institutional sectors. With over 40 years of experience, Gilliland’s innovative solutions enhance clients’ lives and contribute to the larger social and cultural context through timeless architectural works.

Hollywood & Highland: area and volumetric study for two city block mixed-use development [c.1995].

Gilliland received his graduate degree from Rice University in 1982 and honed his skills at renowned architectural firms such as Gwathmey Siegel and Richard Meier in New York, where he obtained his professional state registration. In 1987, he relocated to Los Angeles, managing large-scale projects for Victor Gruen, Gensler and HED. Throughout his career, Gilliland has cultivated invaluable professional relationships, allowing him to gain extensive experience in diverse project types and scales.

Since re-establishing his private practice in the summer of 2010, Gilliland has successfully collaborated with high-rise property owners, universities, and private clients, helping them achieve their goals within their schedule and budget. His investigative approach to formal and functional ideas, informed by program requirements, has resulted in exceptional architectural solutions that enrich the lives of his clients and the broader community.

Fordham Law School: area and volumetric studies for awarded building addition entry [c. 1984]