William L. (Bill) Adling


Bill graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Architecture with Design Option in the year 1970.



 Registered Architect, Texas 1974

NCARB Certified 1991

Registered Interior Designer, Texas 1993

Registered Architect 1990 Commonwealth of the

Northern Mariana Islands



Bill's professional career began in 1969 as an employee in the office of the Campus Planning Committee Coordinator at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.  Bill's responsibilities included campus planning, remodeling design and remodeling construction supervision.  Bill worked in all aspects of design, production and supervision of assigned projects as an employee of Schmidt-Tisdel and Associates, Architects and Engineers, Lubbock, Texas, from 1971-1974.

In 1974, upon becoming a Registered Architect in the State of Texas, Bill with Berwyn Tisdel, established the firm of Tisdel and Adling Architects and Engineers, where he served as Partner in Charge on many projects.  Bill established the present firm of ADLING ASSOCIATES Architects in 1983.  With an artist's eye for clarity of detail, Bill continues to enjoy all aspects of architectural design with a special emphasis on exterior design and accessibility design for persons with disabilities, as well as designing for historical integrity.

In 1992, the Architectural Barriers Advisory Committee, Texas State Department of Licensing and Regulation, was formed to bring the State of Texas into compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act.  Bill was instrumental in the development and production of the Texas Accessibility Standards, serving on the Committee from 1992 through 1999, chairing the Committee in 1998 and 1999.