Over the course of his career, Will Belcher has worked on a variety of award-winning projects, ranging in scale and typology. He has an intense curiosity about the social dynamics of places, material expression, and performative aspects of landscapes. His consensus building approach to design fosters collaboration, creating distinctive landscapes that are firmly grounded in a sense of place.
His inventiveness has yielded ecologically intelligent and socially purposeful places including Apple Park, the recently completed Cummins Green in Indianapolis, Pennovation Works in Philadelphia, the Master Plan for the Alexandria Waterfront in Virginia, and Mill River Park and Greenway in Stamford, CT which recently won a National ASLA Honor Award and the Great Public Spaces Award by the APA in 2018.
Will has received recognition for his work by the Urban Land Institute, the American Planning Association, American Institute of Architects, and the American Society of Landscape Architects. His worked has been published in Landscape Architecture Magazine, Architectural Record and a variety of online publications.
His current work includes of Vallco Town Center in collaboration with Rafael Viñoly Architects, the National Desert Storm War Memorial in Washington DC, the latest residential hall at the University of Arkansas, the latest expansion of Camana Bay, and the renovation of the Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.