Who We Are
Design influences everything in our lives.. Design itself is influenced by the client, program, site, context and budget. It is our role to create more than the sum of these parts. When we have the opportunity to design, we can create something that will have a positive influence on our lives, and perhaps the lives of others to come.
William D. Earls AIA Architect
About Us
Design influences everything in our lives. Design itself is influenced by the client, program, site, context and budget. It is our role to create more than the sum of these parts. When we have the opportunity to design, we can create something that will have a positive influence on our lives, and perhaps the lives of others to come.

William D. Earls AIA NCARB holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Architecture and is an award winning registered architect specializing in custom residential, commercial and municipal architecture. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and on the cover of Westport and AtHome Magazines. His work was recently awarded a Preservation Award from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.

His work also received an Alice Washburn Special Commendation Award for Sensitivity and Restraint in Preservation from the Connecticut chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

William D. Earls is the author of "The Harvard Five in New Canaan: Mid-Century Modern Houses by Marcel Breuer, Landis Gores, John Johansen, Philip Johnson Eliot Noyes" published by W. W. Norton and Co. 2006. Mr. Earls has lectured at Modernism Week in Palm Springs and at Rudolph Hall at the Yale School of Architecture.

His work has been built in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Florida.
Testimonials
10 Reviews
evekessler
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2013

William Earls raised our beach house post Hurricane Sandy. In the process he expanded our outdoor entertaining space and added a media room to the house. All seaside windows were replaced and re-desig...Read More

jpbartleyjr
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2015

I have had the pleasure of working with Mr Earls to raise my home to mitigate potential flood damage. Bill is clearly competent and is respectful of ones budget. He has also worked closely with many o...Read More

mseo
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2012

Bill worked with us patiently over a year and half. It was a renovation that took the house down to the studs. The renovation consisted of many structural changes to the house. We raised the roof, ...Read More

Kling Brothers Builders LLC
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Apr 2013

I have worked with Bill on a project in Greenwich for over a year, his designs are perfect and the details are flawless! Bill is a top notch professional, weather dealing with the Client and meeting a...Read More

Brian Wagener
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2013

We hired Bill to develop a plan for our circa-1700s home. It was a challenging project, as the home had an unusual layout, multiple levels, and very low ceilings. He came up with a plan that was com...Read More

jmp427
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2007

We worked with Bill over the course of a year in a down-to-the-studs renovation. While most of Bill’s projects are traditional, he was very enthusiastic about renovating our mid-century modern. We met...Read More

Rachel Ranieri
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2012

Bill designed a renovation on our basement and completely transformed the space both appearance and usability. He was innovative and budget-conscious. He is very pleasant to work with and prompt in...Read More

mbmoscat
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2011

Bill helped me renovate and bring back to life a 110 year old waterfront cottage. He had great vision for what it once was, as well as what it could be. The living space is so light, taking full adva...Read More

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Awards
Best of Houzz 2019 - DesignBest of Houzz 2016 - Client SatisfactionRecommended on Houzz1,000 Ideabook Saves