Wil Carson is one of Engineering News Record’s “Top 20 Design Professionals Under 40”. He is an architect whose work is a synthesis informed by his previous work as a documentary filmmaker and creative director. Born in Alaska, Carson holds degrees from Harvard University and UCLA, with additional graduate study at MIT, Yale, Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan University, and Vienna’s Universitat fur Angewandten Kunst, where he studied under Pritzker Laureate Zaha Hadid. Prior to founding 64North, Carson was the Senior Designer for Michael Maltzan Architecture, where his work was recognized with three Progressive Architecture Awards, fifteen awards from the American Institute of Architects, and as the winner of five international competitions. He is a registered architect, a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and a LEED Accredited Professional. He has lectured at Dwell on Design and at the Architecture+Design Museum, and currently serves a faculty member at UCLA’s School of the Arts & Architecture.