Bill Langdon moved to Asheville in 1973 with a Master’s in Architecture from the University of Michigan. In 1978 he received North Carolina architectural registration and entered private practice with a focus on sustainable design. His applied research was published in several books, including Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Shelter, The First Passive Solar Home Awards Book, and Movable Insulation. During 1983 and 1984 he taught a studio and sustainable design at the University of Arkansas as an Assistant Professor of Architecture. Returning to Asheville in 1985, Mr. Langdon resumed private practice, engaging in a wide range of commercial, public and residential projects. His current practice is directed towards green and sustainable design, as well as advocacy planning. In 2004, he received the award, “AIA Member of the Year,” from AIA Asheville for his public awareness activities. He has also served as the President of AIA Asheville.