Beverly Willis Oral History Project
San Francisco Ballet Facade at Night Photo courtesy of Peter Aaron, Esto Photography
San Francisco Ballet Facade at Night
Photo courtesy of Peter Aaron, Esto Photography

Beverly Willis Photo by Holly Hinman Photo courtesy of Higher Pictures
Beverly Willis Photo by Holly Hinman
Photo courtesy of Higher Pictures

About This Project

The Beverly Willis Oral History Project documents the life and work of Beverly Willis, FAIA, an American architect known for her work as a designer and an urban planner, a real estate developer, and a philanthropist. An in-depth interview with Willis and supplemental interviews with key professional associates document the career of this architectural pathbreaker and innovative thinker. Interviews focus on specific projects such as the Ballet Building in San Francisco and the Aliamanu housing development in Hawaii, as well as complex problems Willis solved through her innovative use of technology, materials, and strategic partnerships.

Oral History Transcripts

Beverly Willis: A Life in Architecture. 2008, 125 pp.

Bruce L. Brown. 2008, 33 pp.

John Casey. 2009, 22 pp.

David Coldoff. 2008, 57 pp.

Wilbur Hamilton. 2009, 42 pp.

Gary Johnson. 2009, 60 pp.

Lorraine Legg. 2008, 37 pp.

Wesley Peel. 2008, 35 pp.

Donald Pollard. 2008, 40 pp.

Stanley Saitowitz. 2008, 26 pp.

Michael Smuin. 2008, 23 pp.

Sid Wallace. 2008, 31 pp.

Related Links

Architecture and Landscape Architects ROHO Oral Histories
Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation
Beverly Willis Archive
 
Beverly Willis Wikipedia Page





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