Meet The Architects

Executive Architect

John C. Williams Architects, LLC
Williams Architects is a dynamic firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. We provide architectural, planning and interior design services. The firm's success is founded on its ability to create exceptional designs within strong programmatic criteria (design, site, financial, time). From its inception, Williams Architects has earned the reputation for consistently producing thorough construction documents and completing projects on time and within budget.

The firm functions within the framework of teams: with eighteen (18) professionals with expertise in the areas of architecture, planning, interior design, construction administration, specification writing and quality control. With this depth of experience, we form individual teams to address the specific needs of each client.

Mr. John C. Williams, AIA holds Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and Mississippi architectural licenses. In addition, there are six (6) other members of the firm registered as architects.

Williams Architects' work product can be viewed all around New Orleans and the southeast. Our work varies dramatically in scale and use. It may be a delicate iron gate on Burgundy or an academic facility for a local school or university. The firm has been honored with design awards from the Historic District Landmarks Commission, the Vieux Carré Commission and the AIA New Orleans.

Persistence for excellence is a goal that can be seen in our work and from that comes a strong commitment to always work for excellence within our community. Volunteerism has been a cornerstone in John's life within New Orleans.

Team Members

John C. Williams, AIA
Masters of Architecture, Tulane University, 2004
Bachelor of Architecture, Tulane University, 1978
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Tulane University, 1973
Certification as Psychology Group Leader, DePaul Mental Health Center, 1972
Louisiana State Board of Architectural Registrars, 3/89 to present (License #3145)

John Williams is the principal of John C. Williams Architects LLC which is a firm composed of twenty people who provide architectural, planning and interior design services. Their clients include the cities of New Orleans and Mobile, institutions such as Tulane University, LSU, Spring Hill College and the New Orleans Public School System; businesses such as the Whitney National Bank, the Ritz Hotels, Churchill Downs and restaurants for the Brennan family, Chefs Paul Prudhomme and Emeril Lagasse. Their work varies in scale from a gate in the French Quarter to an elementary school in Violet to multi-acre sites along the Mississippi River. Mr. Williams is the architect of record of the Global Green Holy Cross project which is building quality, sustainable housing in the Lower 9th Ward. The firm's mission is to meet, with excellence, our clients' needs: their programs, design preferences, sites, budgets, timelines with a recent emphasis on sustainable/survivable qualities. Mr. Williams has also served his community in many ways such as serving as president of the boards of the New Orleans chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the Tulane University Alumni Association and the New Orleans Speech and Hearing Center.

Daniel Winkert, RA, LEED AP
Masters of Architecture, Tulane University, 2004
Bachelor of Architecture, Tulane University, 1991
Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, Scotland, Jr. Year Abroad Program 1990
Louisiana State Board of Architectural Registrars, 10/99 to present (License #5272)
LEED Accredited Professional certification, 2007