April 13, 2017
William O’Brien Jr. will present as part of the Definition Series: Resilience at Storefront for Art and Architecture.



April 11, 2017
Other Masks, the WOJR solo exhibition opens at BALTSprojects in Zurich.



April 6, 2017
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at The Cooper Union.



April 3, 2017
CLOK will present recent work as part of the Harvard Graduate School of Design Alice design review series at the Philip Johnson House.



February 24, 2017
WOJR is part of CURRENTS: Expanding Fields, an exhibition of art and architecture at the Lexington Art League.



February 16, 2017
Works by WOJR to be exhibited by Jai & Jai Gallery at Art Palm Springs.





February 11, 2017
WOJR is part of the 64th Progressive Architecture Awards, having received an Honorable Mention for Mask House.





January 18, 2017
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at the University of Washington.



December 6, 2016
Mask House has won a 2016 Residential Architect Design Award!





November 14, 2016
William O’Brien Jr. has been selected as a Civitella Ranieri Fellow, and has been awarded a six-week residency at the 15th century Ranieri Castle in Umbertide, Italy.



November 8, 2016
William O’Brien Jr., with Brandon Clifford of Matter Design and Oana Stanescu of Family New York, participate in the Dining With the In-Laws lecture series at MIT Department of Architecture.



November 1, 2016
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.



September 1, 2016
Room for Artifacts, WOJR's first monograph is published by Park Books. Included are contributions from John McMorrough, Dora Epstein-Jones, and Nader Tehrani.





April 26, 2016
William O’Brien Jr. delivers Room for Artifacts, the Victor C. Mahler 1954 Visiting Architects Lecture at Dartmouth College.



April 22, 2016
William O’Brien Jr. will participate in the symposium, Interior Matters, at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.





March 17, 2016
Van Alen Institute is a finalist in the Architizer A+ Awards.
The polls are now open!





March 8, 2016
The Heart of Hearts pavilion in Times Square closes. Its presence may have been fleeting, but our love for New York is everlasting!





March 7, 2016
William O’Brien Jr. has been invited to give the Victor C. Mahler 1954 Visiting Architects Lecture at Dartmouth College in April.



March 3, 2016
variant:breaker, an intervention by Kenneth Kirschner & Joshue Ott to be performed in the Heart of Hearts pavilion.





February 29, 2016
Van Alen Institute wins AIA NY Honor Award!





February 9, 2016
Collective–LOK's Heart of Hearts pavilion opens in Times Square. It will be on display through March 6th.





December 17, 2015
Projects Nobody Asked For opens featuring the WOJR project Fortress alongside contributions by Pascal Flammer, Philipp Schaerer, Renate Walter, Sebastian F. Lippok, and others.





November 15, 2015
WOJR is invited to be featured in Projects Nobody Asked For, a group exhibition curated by Monika Annen of Zürich gallery, BALTSprojects. The exhibition will run from December 17 to January 16.



November 11, 2015
Collective–LOK wins the Times Square Valentine Competition with their design, Heart of Hearts. The competition, now in its eighth year, is run by Times Square Alliance and Center for Architecture.





September 21, 2015
Certain Dispositions, an edited volume related to Bust, will provide a forum for the declaration of new cultures of form-making in architecture.
Contributors will be Jasmine Benyamin, Esther Choi,
Sarah Hearne, Jaffer Kolb, Maura Lucking,
Kyle Miller, Danielle Rago, Curtis Roth, Irene Sunwoo,
James Michael Tate, Michael Young, and a foreword by Cynthia Davidson.



September 14, 2015
Collective–LOK is selected as a Finalist for Performa Prospettiva, their proposal to the Performa 2015 Biennial Competition.





September 4, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. interviewed about Bust for The Architect’s Newspaper.



August 29, 2015
BUST opens at Jai & Jai Gallery in LA!





August 11, 2015
Collective–LOK is shortlisted for the Performa 2015 Biennial Competition.





September 14, 2015
Collective–LOK receives Honorable Mention for Mappa Mundi, their submission to the Peace Corps Commemorative Work Competition.





June 10, 2015
Beautiful Savage interviews William O’Brien Jr.



May 25, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. runs workshop, Labyrinths, Totems, Temples, and Masks, at Syracuse Architecture.






April 6, 2015
BUST contributors are selected.
Contributors will be Andrew Kovacs, Bureau Spectacular, First Office, CODA, MILLIØNS, MOS, Norman Kelley, PARA Project, Pita & Bloom,
SO-IL, and WOJR.



March 16, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. will run a workshop as part of Architecture Itself: Four Workshops on Architectural Problems at Syracuse Architecture in May.





March 10, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. on panel discussion, On Competition: Responses to the Guggenheim at MIT Architecture.



March 1, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. to guest-curate BUST, an exhibition prompting architects to reconsider the role of figuration and anthropomorphism in their work, at Jai & Jai Gallery in LA late this summer.



February 19, 2015
William O’Brien Jr. visits FIU Architecture for opening of Seven and to lecture.





February 9, 2015
Van Alen Institute is featured in Mark Magazine’s Frame.



February 6, 2015
Building Discourse, the 2015 MIT Department of Architecture Faculty Exhibition opens at the Wolk Gallery. Designed and curated by William O’Brien Jr. with WOJR, the exhibition brings together nearly fifty faculty members' research and design projects.





January 6, 2015
The Artifacts Catalogue is out now.
Contact info(at)wojr.org for more information.





December 22, 2014
Van Alen Institute is featured in Architectural Record.



December 9, 2014
Van Alen Institute opens!





December 6, 2014
Artifacts: Seven Objects Since Rome Opens at Jai & Jai Gallery in LA.





December 4, 2014
Van Alen Institute is featured in the Architect’s Newspaper.



November 10, 2014
Coloquy interviews William O'Brien Jr.





November 7, 2014
WOJR drawings featured in Possible Mediums exhibition at the Syracuse University Fisher Center in New York.





October 1, 2014
Artifacts: Seven Objects Since Rome opens at pinkcomma gallery in Boston.





September 8, 2014
WOJR runs Architectural Fictions workshop in Rio de Janeiro in affiliation with PROARQ/ FAU-UFRJ, the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Architecture. Participants build Fortress.





August 20, 2014
Labyrinth is published in Log 31, New Ancients.





July 12, 2014
WOJR runs Architectural Fictions workshop in Bangkok in affiliation with INDA, the International Program in Design and Architecture, part of Chulalongkorn University. Participants build Hut.



May 27, 2014
WOJR runs Architectural Fictions workshop in India in affiliation with the SSAA, the Sushant School of Art and Architecture. Participants build Church.





April 27, 2014
William O’Brien Jr. lectures in Dubai at AUS, the American University in Sharjah College of Art, Architecture and Design.



April 14, 2014
William O’Brien Jr. and J. Meejin Yoon to lecture as part of Dinner with the In-Laws lecture series at MIT School of Architecture and Planning.



April 4, 2014
William O’Brien Jr. participates in Orthography Symposium at MIT School of Architecture and Planning.





March 7, 2014
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at MAPP, the University of Maryland School of Architecture.



March 3, 2014
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at CADC, Auburn University School of Architecture.



February 2, 2014
Chamber, a collaboration with Joel Lamere of GLD, opens at University of Maryland School of Architecture.





December 22, 2013
Certain Aspects of Architectural Form exhibition catalogue is published.





December 9, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. receives the Design Vanguard Award from Architectural Record, a prize given to ten practitioners internationally.





December 2, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. is on GUI Competition Jury at KSA, the Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture.



November 14, 2013
Makers in the Making exhibition opens at NADAAA Gallery featuring WOJR’s Labyrinth.





November 8, 2013
Collective–LOK is selected as a Finalist for the 2014
MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program.



November 1, 2013
WOJR moves! WOJR Organization for Architecture now resides in a storefront located at 280 Broadway Street in Cambridge.





October 24, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at Pratt School of Architecture.



September 23, 2013
Collective–LOK wins Van Alen Institute Competition.





June 23, 2013
William O’Brien Jr., Jon Lott of PARA-Project and Michael Kubo of over,under form Collective–LOK to compete for Van Alen Institute Competition.



June 06, 2013
Wallpaper* names William O’Brien Jr. one of the top twenty young architects in the world in Architects Directory 2013.





May 13, 2013
WOJR projects published in Archive.





April 10, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. lectures and WOJR exhibition opens at the
Aarhus School of Architecture.





March 21, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. awarded residency at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig in County Monaghan, Ireland.



March 14, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at Sapienza Università di Roma.



February 20, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. speaks at the Possible Futures of Architecture symposium at MAPP, the University of Maryland School of Architecture.



Feburary 19, 2013
The Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park Folly 2013 competition jury recognizes Castle Keep.



February 12, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. interviewed and featured at the American Academy in Rome.



February 12, 2013
William O’Brien Jr. lectures at the American Academy in Rome.



February 5, 2013
Recent work of WOJR on exhibit as part of the Design Boston Biennial show at BSA Space from February 21 - May 15.





February 2, 2013
WOJR featured in INSIDEART.



February 1, 2013
Editor of Wallpaper* Ellie Stahaki interviews William O’Brien Jr. for
Aesop Register.



January 30, 2013
Exhibition and performance of Nine Parts of Two, a collaboration between William O’Brien Jr. and composer Wang Lu, at the American Academy in Rome event, Cinque Mostre.





December 2, 2012
Certain Aspects of Architectural Form, opens at the Keller Gallery. The exhibition shows fifteen selected projects developed between 2009-2012.





December 1, 2012
Totems, an essay by William O’Brien Jr. published in Log 26.





October 24, 2012
Mouldings: A Store for Aesop opens on Newbury Street in Boston.





September 9, 2012
William O’Brien Jr. begins the 2012-2013 Rome Prize Fellowship.





August 19, 2012
WOJR featured in film about MIT Architecture exhibited at the Centre Pompidou in Paris during the Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference.





May 31, 2012
William O’Brien Jr. interviewed by MIT Architecture about expectations for the Rome Prize Fellowship.



May 2, 2012
Young Architects 13: It's Different, the Architectural League Prize Publication featuring the work of WOJR is released.





April 27, 2012
William O’Brien Jr. wins the Rome Prize. He is the winner of the 2012-2013 Founders Rome Prize in Architecture at the American Academy in Rome.





February 2, 2012
Opening of Totems: Silhouettes and Iconographic Pluralism. William O’Brien Jr. gives gallery talk in conjunction with opening at the Zoellner Arts Center.





February 1, 2012
William O’Brien Jr. gives lecture, Disciplined, at the AAD, Lehigh University.



December 31, 2011
Twins: Houses in Five Parts is recognized as #18 of Yatzer’s 50 Most Liked Articles of 2011.



December 19, 2011
WOJR receives 2011-2012 ACSA Faculty Design Award Honorable Mention for Twins: Houses in Five Parts.



November 19, 2011
WOJR work published in SPARK Journal, New Expressions: On Housing.



October 20, 2011
WOJR work published in Zapp Urbanism Journal, No. 25, Storm.



October 15, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. named Klein Visiting Artist at Lehigh University.



October 12, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. interviewed for Código Magazine.



September 26, 2011
WOJR featured on Yatzer.



September 15, 2011
WOJR work published in Testing to Failure: Design and Research in MIT's Department of Architecture.





August 22, 2011
WOJR featured on Fast Company's Co.Design.



August 15, 2011
WOJR featured on designboom.



August 9, 2011
William O’Brien Jr.’s project, Twins featured on ArchDaily.



June 22, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. gives Architectural League Prize Lecture at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery in New York.





June 16, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. is session chair at the ACSA Performative Practices Conference, June 16-18, 2011 in New York.



June 15, 2011
The Architectural League Prize Exhibition opens at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery, Parsons The New School for Design, and will be on show from June 15-July 29, 2011.





June 14, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. receives lifetime nomination for the American Institute of Architects Young Architects Award.



March 31, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. is awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.



February 26, 2011
William O’Brien Jr. wins the 2011 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects & Designers, themed It’s Different.



June 30, 2010
MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Exhibition opens at The Museum of Modern Art featuring William O’Brien Jr.’s proposal Weathers Permitting.



May 1, 2010
The 2010 Design Biennial Boston book is released featuring several of William O’Brien Jr.’s design projects.





April 30, 2010
The 2010 Design Biennial Boston exhibition opens at pinkcomma gallery.



April 30, 2010
William O’Brien Jr.’s project, Allandale House featured on ArchDaily.



April 5, 2010
William O’Brien Jr. selected as one of five recipients of the 2010 Design Biennial Boston Award.



January 30, 2010
William O’Brien Jr. to participate in panel discussion, ARCHITECTURALLY.../ at the Hendershot Gallery in New York.



January 26, 2010
William O’Brien Jr.’s MoMA PS1 proposal, Weathers Permitting featured on ArchDaily.



December 1, 2009
William O’Brien Jr. is selected as a Finalist for the 2010 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program.



November 6, 2009
William O’Brien Jr. wins Rotch Travelling Scholarship to fund CYCLES | Geological and Cultural Resonances along Iceland’s Golden Circle, an options-level graduate design studio to be held at MIT this spring.



November 1, 2009
Experts in Expediency, published in Log 17, guest-edited by Mark Foster Gage and Florencia Pita.





October 20, 2009
William O’Brien Jr. presents Approaching Irreducible Formations at the ACADIA 09: reForm() conference hosted by The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.