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Daniel Willis
Stuckeman Professor of Advanced Design Studies; Professor, Tenured
Portrait of Daniel Willis
Department of Architecture
Stuckeman School
330 Stuckeman

Daniel Willis is interested in the relationship between architecture and technological change; architectural theories of details and construction methods; and historical and future trends in architectural practice and education. His creative work focuses on architectural drawing and design with an emphasis on details.


  • Architecture

Courses Taught

  • ARCH 331: Architectural Design III


Relationships between time, space and substance in architecture; materiality and processes of making; politics, economics and ethics of architecture and technology; and theories of drawing and representation.

Honors + Awards

  • 2000, Department nominee for College of Arts and Architecture Teaching Award, Penn State.
  • 1999, Middle Pennsylvania Chapter Silver Medal AIA Design Award, November. L. D. Astorino & Associates Recreation Building Main Gymnasium Renovations, Penn State.
  • 1999, Middle Pennsylvania Chapter AIA Research Award, November, The Emerald City and Other Essays Princeton Architectural Press.
  • 1990, Competition-winning Project: Landscapes of the 21st Century Competition, Landscape Architecture magazine, Edgar Allan Poe Memorial December.
  • 1990, Competition-winning Project: Project Atlas International Competition-Forum, The Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York, September.
  • 1989, Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize for Excellence in the Graphic Representation of Architecture, October.
photo of Dan Willis's work
photo of Dan Willis's work
photo of Dan Willis's work
photo of Dan Willis's work
photo of Dan Willis's work