Bill Cahan Architect

Bill Cahan studied architecture at Washington University, St. Louis, and University of California, Berkeley. He became an architect and practiced at Anshen & Allen architects for 5 years, during which time, in addition to designing buildings, he was responsible for the rebranding of the architecture firm. In 1984 he left the architecture practice and started his own design consultancy, Cahan & Associates. He has lectured extensively around the World on the subject of design and branding for the Art Director’s Club, the AIGA, the London Type Director’s Club, at the RGD Ontario Design Thinkers Conference and at the HOW National Design Conference. He frequently judges design competitions for different design publications. It is generally acknowledged within the design community that Cahan elevated what was at one time the dry and academic category of annual reports to a new level of quality and creativity. The "AR" not only became a powerful branding tool for otherwise difficult and uninteresting companies and organizations, such as those in biomedical, for example;


1. Washington University in St. Louis Colleges/University

Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL or "Wash U") is a private research university located in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1853, and named for George Washington, the university has students and faculty from all fifty U.S. states and more than 110 nations. Twenty-two Nobel laureates have been affiliated with Washington University, nine having done the major part of their pioneering research at the university. Washington University's undergraduate program is ranked fourteenth in the nation and seventh in admissions selectivity by U.S. News and World Report. The class of 2016 had an acceptance rate of 15.4% out of 28,826 applicants. The university is also ranked 30th in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In 2006, the university received million in federal research funds, ranking seventh among private universities receiving federal research and development support, and in the top four in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Institution info

Type Private university
2013. 5.72 bil. $
2010. 4.56 bil. $
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February 22nd, 1853
One Brookings Drive, 63130 - St. Louis, Missouri
2013. 6,611
2012. 7,303
2010. 7,138
2009. 7,129
2013. 5,981
2012. 6,814
2010. 6,682
2009. 6,452
Acceptance rate
2012. 17.9 %
2010. 17.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44.1 K $
2010. 39.4 K $
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