Each Partner at TFF is intimately involved with each of their projects from the initial contact with the Client to the completion of the projects construction. This structure ensures that the Client’s design needs and the Architect’s design intent are fulfilled. Along with the depth and breadth of knowledge that each partner has in regard to the overall profession, each has an expertise which enhances the environment at TFF.
As a native of the area, Walt has a deep commitment to the Piedmont Triad community and the architectural profession. He truly enjoys collaborative efforts and has a great ability to build consensus which is extremely valuable during the Master Planning, Programming and Construction phases of the project. Walt is very creative and has a keen eye for detail which enhances the projects he designs.
- Master of Architecture, 1989, North Carolina State University, College of Design School of Architecture, Raleigh, North Carolina
- Architectural Technology, 1982, Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, North Carolina
- Bachelor of Business Administration, 1977, Western Carolina University Cullowhee, North Carolina
AIA North Carolina, President, 2007
AIA North Carolina, President-Elect, 2006
AIA North Carolina, Treasurer, 2005
AIA North Carolina, Secretary, 2004
AIA North Carolina, Board of Directors, 2000 – 01 Certifications & affiliations American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
LEED, Accredited Professional honors & awards Wing on Wings Distinction, College of Design, NC State University
College of Fellows, American Institute of Architecture
AIA North Carolina Deitrick Service Medal
AIA Scholastic Award & School Medal, NC State University for excellence in the study of architecture
With his first degree in business, Walt changed careers 25 years ago to follow his passion for architecture. He has never looked back.