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Bob Wills in the Journal of Business

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“We wanted to establish a firm in Spokane that was going to last.” Learn more about Bob’s early career and the inception of Bernardo Wills Architects in the latest @Spokane Journal of Business. After 30 years, you could say Bob and Gary have accomplished their mission, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds. Photo: Virginia Thomas, Journal of Business

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Spokesman-Review Interviews Bob Wills Upon His Retirement

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Today in the Spokesman, Bob Wills reflects on his 50-year career in architecture. Bob moved to Spokane in 1971 after being assigned the Boeing B-52 bomber at Fairchild Air Force Base during his service in the US Air Force. After completing his service, his first job at Warren C. Heylman and Associates was Expo ’74 and the foreign exhibit buildings. Since then, Bob continued to leave his mark on Spokane, including designs for the Spokane International Airport’s Concourse C expansion, the Davenport Towers, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office, McEuen Park Redevelopment in Coeur d’Alene, and the North Bank Playground at Riverfront Park.
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Bernardo Wills Architects Announces the Retirement of Bob Wills

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We are proud to announce the retirement of Bob Wills, Founding Principal of Bernardo Wills Architects, ending a 50-year career in architecture. This year, Bernardo Wills Architects celebrates its 30th anniversary and continues the legacy of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement set by Bob. His designs have received numerous awards, and more than that, his guidance and mentorship trained the next generation of design professionals to serve Spokane. Throughout his career, Bob was driven by a passion to be truly in sync with his clients by gaining deep knowledge of their aspirations for a project. Central to his approach to architecture is fully engaging the client in the design process. Bob, whose design acumen has been recognized with prestigious awards, focused on commissions for the Armed Forces, K-12, and higher education, aviation services, and professional businesses. Bob is looking forward to focusing his time on other highly technical projects, like reassembling classic cars.