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Daniel Willis

Professor of Architecture
Portrait of Tenured Stuckeman Professor of Advanced Design Studies Daniel Willis
330 Stuckeman

Daniel Willis is interested in the relationship between architecture and technological change; architectural theories of details and construction methods; and historical and future trends in architectural practice and education. His creative work focuses on architectural drawing and design with an emphasis on details.

  • Education
    • B.ARCH from Carnegie Mellon University
    • MS from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Courses Taught
    • Architectural Design III
  • Honors + Awards


    • The Dr. James Robinson Equal Opportunity Award, Penn State.


    • Department nominee for College of Arts and Architecture Teaching Award, Penn State.


    • Middle Pennsylvania Chapter Silver Medal AIA Design Award, November. L. D. Astorino & Associates Recreation Building Main Gymnasium Renovations, Penn State.
    • Middle Pennsylvania Chapter AIA Research Award, November, The Emerald City and Other Essays Princeton Architectural Press.


    • Competition-winning Project: Landscapes of the 21st Century Competition, Landscape Architecture magazine, Edgar Allan Poe Memorial December.
    • Competition-winning Project: Project Atlas International Competition-Forum, The Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York, September.


    • Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize for Excellence in the Graphic Representation of Architecture, October.
  • Built Works