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Male, US

Associated with the firms network

Anderson, Ralph D., and Partners, Architects; Olson / Walker Architects; Walker Architecture, LLC; Walker-Martin, Architect-Consultant


Professional History

Résumé

Walker began the practice of architecture in Seattle, WA, in 1962.

Draftsman, Ralph D. Anderson and Partners, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1963-c. 1970.

Partner, [Gordon K.] Walker-Martin, Architect-Consultant, Orcas Island, WA. 1970- . A 1970Seattle Timesarticle announced the new partnership: "Charles L. Martin and Gordon K. Walker have formed a design team to be known as Walker-Martin, architect-consultant and plan to work in the San Juan Islands. Headquarters will be at Olga, Orcas Island, where Martin resides. The firm will engage in complete building design and development work, both residential and commercial in the Islands. Martin, a University of Idaho graduate, has been engaged in design and construction work in the Seattle area the past three years. Walker, a Seattle architect, has practiced here seven years and will continue to maintain his own office at 311 First Ave. S." (See "Design Team To Work in San Juans,"Seattle Times, 07/05/1970, p. 49.)

Partner, Olson / Walker, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1971-1985.

Principal, Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson (NBBJ), Seattle, WA, c. 1985-c. 1992; Walker opened NBBJ's first San Francisco, CA, office.

Founding Partner, Walker Architecture, LLC, Seattle, WA, 1992-present; an address of 2301 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121, has been given for Walker Architecture, LLC; the LLC was incorporated between 12/31/2003-04/03/2006 (seeAccessed 01/13/2011);

Consulting Principal, Mithun, Architects, Seattle, WA, c. 2010- . The web site for Mitun stated of Walker in 2018: "Gordon’s design hand is an influential part of the development and evolution of Pacific Northwest regional architecture and modernism. A trusted and admired architect, his work is permeated with attention to place and detail. Whether he is working on mixed use housing, creative workplaces, or hospitality, Gordon knows the technical requirements that the design must incorporate to allow for elegant and cost effective solutions. His personally engaging style endears him to the people using the space, resulting in a greater understanding of and relationship between the users and the place. A sought out advisor internally for Mithun’s design projects and emerging leaders, Gordon often teaches at the University of Washington College of the Built Environment where his passion for the mentorship of the next generation of architects continues beyond those at Mithun." (See Mithun.com, "Gordon Walker," accessed 06/15/2018.)

Education

B.Arch., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1962;

Personal

Son: Colin Walker;


PCAD id: 2405