Brigitte Williams

Principal / Design Director

Brigitte Williams, Design Director in our San Jose office, has over two decades of experience as a design architect, including stints at SOM-Chicago and HOK’s offices in St. Louis and San Francisco. Born and educated in Switzerland, Brigitte ran her own international translation firm in Zurich and moved to the USA to study architecture. Before she joined Steinberg Hart, Brigitte designed the Gateway Multimodal Transportation Center in downtown St. Louis, the Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue in St. Louis’ Central West End, and the Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford, Illinois. Among her most significant designs at Steinberg Hart are the boutique Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto; the Humanities and Fine Arts Center, the new Academic Building, and the Student Life and Athletic Centers, all at Bellarmine College Prep High School; the Visual and Performing Arts Center at Evergreen Valley College; and especially the 2014 AIA Honor-Award-winning Workday Student Center at Monte Vista High School in Danville and the 2014 AIA Citation-Award-winning Northside Branch Library in Santa Clara.


Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in English, French, and German

Washington University in St. Louis
Master of Architecture

Academy of Arts University, San Francisco
Graphic Design


AIA, Santa Clara, Board of Directors

AIA, Santa Clara Valley Design Awards,

Downtown Design Committee, Member


The Epiphany Hotel
Palo Alto, California
Santa Clara Northside Branch Library
Santa Clara, California