Bill Mackey is a principal of Worker, Inc., a firm specializing in art and architecture. The work explores human connections to built environments and bridges the theory and practice of social sciences, planning, architecture, and art. Engagement simultaneously includes public, academic, and professional fields. Prior to Worker, Inc., he was the Architect-in-Residence at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson and practiced architecture with BWS Architects, Ibarra Rosano Design Architects, and Rob Paulus Architects. Bill’s work is in galleries, museums, publications, held in private collections, and in the built environment. National and local foundations and organizations, museums, galleries, publishers, and private clients fund his work.

The art and architecture Worker, Inc. produces, while recognized by regional institutions and national publications, is most meaningful in its local context. The work is about the built and designed landscape and, through construction, collage, multiples, and performative presentations, promotes discourse between a variety of local actors.

Bill has taught as an Adjunct Lecturer at the College of Architecture, the Honors College, and the Department of Geography and Regional Development at the University of Arizona since 2006.

  • ARC102: Foundation Studio
  • ARC201: Performance Studio
  • ARC202: Dwelling Studio
  • ARC301: Land Ethic
  • ARC497/597: Special Projects, Exhibition
  • ARC497/597: Urban Explorations
  • ARC909: Master’s Project
  • HNRS207H: Urban Exhibition
  • GEOG375: Metropolitan Tucson



  • SoA Lecturer Bill Mackey's "graphic resume" is featured as a case study in The Architect's Guide to... Read More
  • An interview with SoA Lecturer Bill Mackey is included in this week's edition of Tucson Weekly. The interview  puts... Read More
  • SoA Lecturer Bill Mackey has been invited to participate in a Creative Capital Professional Development... Read More
  • Last Saturday, over 400 people visited the downtown exhibit created by SoA adjunct lecturer Bill Mackey ... Read More
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Office Location: University of Arizona - Downtown
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