Designing Great American Homes for 30 Years
Award-Winning Residential Designer William T. Baker

Award-Winning Residential Designer William T. Baker

Professional Affiliations

Institute of Classical Architecture (ICA)
American Institute of Building Designers (AIBD)
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU)

Curriculum Vitae


Residential Designer William T. Baker

William T. Baker is the Founder and Principal of one of the foremost residential architecture firms in the United States today. He has achieved an international reputation for high-design combined with a keen sensitivity for plans that live well.

Mr. Baker founded his Atlanta based firm, William T. Baker & Associates, in 1985. He has received numerous awards for his work including the prestigious Arthur Ross Award for Architecture in New York City in 1993 and the Urban Design Commission Award for Excellence in Atlanta in 2005. In 2004, he published his first book, New Classicists, an international best seller that has been translated into Mandarin. In 2008, he published a second book, Architectural Excellence in a Diverse World Culture, discussing the principles of architectural aesthetics. He was presented the Philip Trammell Shutze Award for Architecture by the SE Chapter of the ICAA in 2013. Since then, he has published Great American Homes Volumes 1 and 2 featuring more recent work from his portfolio.

William T. Baker enjoys a reputation for the impeccable design of private residences, commercial projects, and historic renovations. His work spans the world and has been featured extensively in print and broadcast media. He writes and lectures on a variety of subjects including architectural design, theory, and the history of architecture.

William T. Baker holds professional memberships in the Institute of Classical Architecture (ICA), the American Institute of Building Designers (AIBD), and the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU).

He has served on the board of a number of community organizations focused on affordable housing initiatives and low-income challenges and holds memberships in several historical societies.


Books by William T. Baker

Baker’s work is inspired by the bounty of classical architecture found in the grand homes of the southern United States, particularly the state of Georgia. The hallmarks of his architecture are extraordinary attention to details of craftsmanship and construction, and a keen eye for scale and proportion. The following books by William T. Baker feature meany of his residential projects and are available for purchase or pre-order through Amazon.