Charles Dilworth, FAIA, LEED AP, works in a variety of project types, including civic, higher education, residential and corporate architecture. His approach to architecture centers on resolutions of building program and logistics that embody an institution's organizational and philosophical goals. Current and notable works include the UC Merced Social Sciences and Management Building, the California Department of Public Health Administration Building, Milpitas CA City Hall, Santa Teresa and Evergreen Libraries for the City of San Jose, the California Teachers Association Headquarters, and the Google Headquarters and Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Charles is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture.


Candlestick Point Townhomes, San Francisco, Ca
SFSU University Club, San Francisco, CA
444 Castro Street Lobby and Plazas, Mountain View, CA*
450 Rhode Island Corporate Headquarters, San Francisco, CA*
Apple Europe, Paris La Defense*
California Teachers Association, Headquarters, Burlingame, CA*
Department of Health Services Office Building, Richmond, CA*
Daly City Civic Center Annex*
Google Headquarters (formerly Silicon Graphics), Mountain View, CA*
Macromedia, San Francisco, CA*
Milpitas City Hall, Milpitas, CA*
Santana Row Building 300, San Jose, CA*
Santa Teresa Library, San Jose, CA*
University of California, San Francisco, Neuroscience Laboratory Building*
University of California, Merced, Social Science and Management Building*
University of Texas, Dallas, Arts and Technology Building*


Dilworth Eliot Studio, Principal, 2013-present
HMC Architects, Design Principal/ Regional Director of Design, 2011-2013
* STUDIOS Architecture, Principal, 1995-2011
* STUDIOS Architecture, Studio Director, 1988-1995


California College of the Arts, Adjunct Professor of Architecture
University of California Berkeley, Visiting Architectural Critic
University of California Merced, Member Design Review Committee
Yale School of Architecture, Member Dean's Council
AIA San Francisco Design Awards Juries, Chair, 2006


2013 AIA Central Valley Honor Award, UC Merced SSMB

2008 AIA San Francisco Citation Award, CA DHS

2006 Architectural Record/ Business Week Finalist Award, CA DHS

2006 American Architectural Award, Chicago Athenaeum, CA DHS

2005 AIA East Bay Merit Award, CA DHS

2004 American Architectural Award, Chicago Athenaeum

2003 AIA San Francisco Excellence in Design Award, Milpitas City Hall

1997 AIA Santa Clara Honor Award, Silicon Graphics North Charleston Headquarters Site (now Google Headquarters)