A Washington State native, Jeff began his professional apprenticeship in 1978. After graduating from Washington State University in 1980, Jeff worked in and around the Seattle area until late in 1986 when he moved to Sun Valley. Idaho. In 1992 he established Jeffrey Charles Williams Architect, working as a sole proprietor, by choice, for a number of years. The firm incorporated in 2002 then in 2007 became Williams | Partners Architects.
Throughout his career Jeff has sought the highest quality design solutions for every given project situation. While he has developed strong personal design preferences, he has always searched for forms that were driven by the client’s needs, taking input from all aspects of a client’s program and searching for a balanced and studied solution. Now with over 40 years of professional experience, 30 as founder of W.P.A., his award winning designs and return clients are a testament to his patient and thoughtful approach.
A member of The American Institute of Architects and a certificate holder from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Jeff is licensed to practice architecture in Idaho and the State of Washington. A past President of the Mountain Section of the Idaho Chapter of the A.I.A., and past chairman of the Idaho A.I.A. Honor Awards Committee in 2000 and Co-Chairman in 2021, Jeff has also served on the Sun Valley Elkhorn Design Review Committee and on a number of homeowner design review committees. He is also a past member of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Board of Directors.
Awarded the AIA Idaho Citation Award in recognition of the professional excellence and the highest of architectural standards.