Professor William Joseph Carpenter
Throughout his career, Dr. William Carpenter studied under several prominent academic voices including Samuel Mockbee, Christopher Rischer, and Norman Jaffe. Dr. Carpenter is owner and founder of the internationally recognized design firm Lightroom, located in Decatur, GA. Lightroom specializes in architecture and new media for both commercial and residential clients. Carpenter uses Lightroom as an extensive learning opportunity for interns through internships that are available year-round.
He was elected as a Fellow of the AIA in 2000 and to the AIA National Board of Directors as South Atlantic Director in 2010. Most recently, Carpenter has been creating publications that capture the current, unique environment in architectural practice and education. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his two beautiful daughters, playing the bass, and making delicious smoothies.