William Georgis’s Profile
William T. Georgis Architect has designed and completed numerous residential, institutional, and commercial projects in the United States. These include new houses in Southampton, New York, many New York City townhouses, a pied-à-terre for a South American couple at the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan, an art museum, a research institution, renovations to a Soho art gallery in Manhattan, Casa Lever restaurant in Manhattan, and the renovation of the public spaces of the landmarked Lever House in New York City. In 1999, 2007, and 2010 he was included in the AD 100, Architectural Digest’s international guide to the top 100 architects and interior designers.
With a staff of 12, Georgis is currently working on houses in Southampton, townhouses in Manhattan, and The Tiffany Gallery for decorative arts at the Museum of the City of New York.
Prior to establishing the firm of William T. Georgis Architect in 1992, Mr. Georgis was an architect for Robert Venturi of Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown, Philadelphia, and was associate architect for Robert A.M. Stern Architects from 1984 to 1992. At the Robert Stern office, he designed the winning entry for, and supervised to completion, the Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He is also responsible for the design of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute for the study of natural history in Jamestown, New York.
His work has been exhibited at the National Academy of Design and Columbia University, New York; and his work is included in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Denver Art Museum, Colorado.
William T. Georgis is a graduate of Stanford University (B.A., 1980) and Princeton University (M. Arch., 1983).