WILLIAM H. LISKAMM, FAIA, is a San Francisco Bay area architect and environmental planner who has been responsible for major planning and urban design projects in this country and abroad during the twenty-five years of his practice. Much of his work has focused on increasing the use of architectural design competitions in the United States. He has led more than sixty design competitions; many sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, and served on NEA's Competition Advisory Panel. He has authored numerous articles on competitions, and his work in this field has been recognized by the Architectural League of New York's exhibit "The Experimental Tradition: Twenty-Five Years of American Architectural Competitions, 1960-1985" shown at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The Los Angeles City Council commended Mr. Liskamm for his work as Competition Advisor for the Pershing Square Park Design Competition.

Mr. Liskamm was the Competition Advisor for the
Fresh Kills Landfill to Landscape Design Competition in New York City, which will be one of the largest reclamation projects in the world. He served as the Competition Advisor for the recent design competition for the new University of California campus in San Francisco's Mission Bay District. He also serves on the editorial board of Competitions magazine.