Architectural Resume

Jay C. Walter  AIA

 

EDUCATION:

            Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania. 1981

            Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute, College of Art. 1979

                        Dean’s List, Summa Cum Laude.

            NEA Design Fellowship: Awarded to study surface structures.1980          

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

            Member- American Institute of Architects.

            Member- Boston Society of Architects.

            Member- NASE Northeast Assoc. for Sustainable Energy.

            Board Member, Town of Hanson Zoning Board of Appeals 1988-1995.

            Zoning Bylaws Committee, Hanson.1993- 1996

            Regional Design Committee, BSA,1991-95.

            Pre K-8  Facilities Subcommittee- Whitman Hanson Regional School Com, 1995.

            Hanson Town Hall Building Committee- chairman 1997-1998

            Founder- Sustainable Waste Management Collaborative. 2008-2012

            Vice President-Newton Historic Society/ Jackson Homestead, 2005- 2015

            Advisory Board Green Decade Newton 2014-present.

            Director Newton Eco-Project. 2009-2012.

            Friends of Farlow Park Board member- Historic park restoration project 2005- present

            Member- Newton Upper Falls Historic Commission. 2008- present

            Newton Solar Coach- Solarize Mass program 2013

            Community Outreach Director- Solar Smart Newton 2014

            Community Outreach Director-Newton Solar Challenge 2015

            Newton Zoning Reform Advisory Group 2014

E       Engine 6- community housing advocates 2015- present

           Trustee- Jackson Homestead /Newton History Museum 2016- present          

           Historic Newton- Annual historic house tour: committee chairman 2008-2018 

           Mayor Elect Fuller Transition team- Sustainability Committee 12/17

           Green Newton- Building Sustainability Committee 2019.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

            OWNER-Entasis Architects PC: 1994-2019

Huang Residence: Chestnut Hill, Ma. 2019

      Second story addition to a one story residence and whole house remodeling. 

Blanco Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2019  collaboration with owner/architect

      Two story living room/ master suite addition; whole house remodeling.

Ghobbah Residence: Brookline 2019

      Second story addition to a one story residence and whole house remodeling.

Kaufman/Howard  Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2019

       Kitchen/mudroom/bathroom remodeling in historic 1830s structure. 

Elliot /Thompson: Newton Corner 2018

       Rear deck off the second story.

Welbourne Residence: Milton 2018

        Attic build-out w/ new dormers after tree fall destroyed roof. 

Renning Residence: Newton Corner 2018

       Attic remodeling for an accessory apartment.

Farlow Park: Newton Corner 2018

       Pedestrian bridge design for historic park restoration

Stover  Residence: Thomasville, Ma. 2018

       Basement build-out w/ new mudroom entry.

Mullarkay Residence: Newton Corner, 2018

       Bathroom remodeling in historic 1880s structure. 

  Ward Street Residence: Newton Centre 2018

      Rear family room/ mudroom addition,  kitchen remodeling; detached garage. 

Rosenberg Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 2017

      First floor remodeling for handicap accessibility 

Gibson Residence: Quincey, Ma. 2017

      Total interior remodeling of condo at Marina Bay 

Bentaincourt Residence: Newton Highlands, Ma. 2017

      Master bathroom/laundry/office interior remodeling. 

Manet Road Residence: Chestnut Hill Ma. 2017

      Total gut/ rehab  buildout basement and attic for condo conversion. 

Stern Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2017

      Addition w/ family rm and master bedroom suite; remodeled kitchen; exterior rehab.

Rahilly Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2017

      Rear addition to historic home; relocate interior stair, remodel kitchen, M bedroom.

Parker St. Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 2017

       Total rehabilitation and garage/family rm. addition to historic home.

Meyer Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2017

      Rear addition for kitchen expansion and aging in place upgrades.

 Irvington Residence: Waban, Ma. 2016

     Total rehabilitation and garage/mudroom addition to historic home.

Werb/Katz  Residence: Newton Upper Falls, Ma. 2016   collaboration with owner/architect          

       Restoration/rehab. of early 20th C  mill worker’s house. 

Prokop Residence: Auburndale, Ma. 201          

      Backdoor vestibule, porch demolition & façade restoration, rear yard hardscape

Gluck Residence: Harrison, Maine. 2016

     Kitchen/living room remodel in a lakeside vacation home.

Schmidt Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2015      

     Attic apartment remodeling w/ kitchenette. 

Chiou Residence: Weston, Ma. 2015

      Whole house remodeling including kitchen.

Bigger Residence: Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 2015

      Contemporary roof canopy on historic home, yard hardscape.  

Niederkorn Residence: Needham, Ma. 2015

       Kitchen/ mudroom/ bedroom suite addition.

Rothwell Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 2015

       Kitchen addition and remodeling. 

Linsky Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 2015

       Condo conversion of two family residence.

Boylan Residence: North End, Boston Ma. 2015

       Kitchen/ living room remodel in penthouse apartment.

Powderly Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2015

        Attic master bedroom suite build-out w/ new dormer on historic home.

Judge Residence: Belmont, Ma. 2015

         Vestibule within wrap-around porch, interior remodeling.

Ballis Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2014

         Restoration of 1880s home exterior; interior gut/rehab. into 4-unit condo.

                      winner of a  2015 Newton Preservation Award

Judge Residence: Belmont, Ma. 20014

     Vestibule within historic wrap-around porch, interior remodeling

Swager Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 20014

      Historic exterior restoration of an 1880 Victorian house.  

Bentaincourt Residence: Newton Highlands, Ma. 20014

      Rear kitchen and family room addition w/ major interior remodeling.

McKay Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 20014

      New garage adjacent to 1890 Victorian home.

Mallarkey Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 20014

      Kitchen & several bathrooms remodeling.

Segal Residence: Needham, Ma. 20014

      Whole house remodeling of Craftsman styled home.

Dittman Residence: West Roxbury, Ma. 20014

      Rear family room addition

Waldman Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 20013

      Replace garage structure w/ an artist studio.

Gluck Residence: Harrison, Maine. 20013

      Dormer addition to create a bunk room for a vaction house.

Powdermaker Residence: Waban, Ma. 20013

      Total house gut/rehab. with large addition.

Ecker Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 20012

      Master bedroom/bathroom remodeling.

Tezler Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2012

      Kitchen remodel w/ new sit-in bay and mudroom addition.

Frorer Residence: Newton Center, Ma. 20012

       Kitchen remodeling and new deck.

 O’Hara Residence: Waltham, Ma. 20012

       Kitchen/dining rm, mudroom remodeling

Swager Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 20012

       Entry hall stairway restoration and powder room remodeling.

                    Winner of 2014 Newton Preservation Award

Auerbach Residence: West Newton, Ma. 20012

        New two car garage w/ living space above to match historic 1885 mansard style home.

Murry Residence: Squantum, Ma. 20012

        Attic build-out into master bedroom suite.

Browne Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 20011

       Two story rear addition w/ family rm, kitchen and M. bedroom suite above.

Bernstein Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 20011

       Total interior demo./rehab. of 18860 mansard style home.

McNerney Residence: Cambridge, Ma. 20011

       Attic remodeling; Master bath build-out; eyebrow dormer.

Blanco Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 20011

        Attic build-out for bedroom & bath.

Schmill Residence: Needham, Ma. 20011

        Kitchen, mudroom remodeling w/ new screen porch

Sadowsky Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 20011

        2 car carport with multi-level deck above.

Gage Residence: Newton Centre, Ma. 20010

        Kitchen, family rm. & mudroom addition with attached garage

                 winner of a  2010 Newton Preservation Award

Meyer Residence: Thompsonville, Ma. 20010

        Second story over garage for violin makers studio.

McLeod Residence: Newton, Ma. 20010

        Eat-in bay addition to kitchen; mudroom.

O’hara Residence: Waltham, Ma. 2007

        Remodeling Guest room over garage..

Smart Residence: Ashland, Ma. 20009

        Office suite build-out over a two car garage.

Dimond Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2009

        Master bedroom suite remodeling

Gillman Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 2009

        Second floor addition & master bedroom suite.

Gluck Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2008

        New entry canopy on existing home.

Talcott/Meigs Studio Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2008

        New 1800 sf studio cottage;

                     recipient of a LEED (Leader. in Energy & Environmental Design) Silver certification

Kelly Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2008

        Master bathroom built from unfinished attic space.  

Lewis Ruben Residence: Newton Highlands, Ma. 2007

        Restoration of entry portico of 1880s period home.

                    winner of a  2008 Newton Preservation Award

Ecker Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2007

        Kitchen & basement remodeling in Bungalow style home.

Renning/Havens Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2007

        Dressing room, Master bathroom second floor addition.

Swager Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2007

        Dressing room, Master bathroom & Laundry remodeling.

Broomberg Residence: Concord, Ma. 2007

        Kitchen & family room, mudroom remodeling.

Cantor Residence: West Newton, Ma. 2006

        Kitchen/dining room addition.

Perse Residence: Newton, Ma. 2006

        New free standing detached garage.

Gagne Residence: Georgetown, Ma. 2006

        Mudroom addition & entry canopy.

Shaughnessey Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2006

        Basement build-out for in home office with separate exterior entrance.

Shambroom/McCluskey Residence: Royalston, Ma. 2006

        Total gut rehab. of second home in western Mass. for artist owner.

Golus/Varhas Residence: Newton Corner, Ma. 2005

        Kitchen/ mudroom addition & major remodeling.

Whitehouse Residence: Newton, Ma. 2005

        Build-out the attic into an office, bath & guest room.

McKay Residence: Newtonville, Ma. 2005

        Third floor interior remodeling for bedrooms & common room.

Wiener Residence: Canton, Ma. 2005

        Kitchen remodeling & family room addition.

Kenslea Residence: Newton, Ma. 2004

        Kitchen/ Laundry/Mudroom remodeling

DiNateli Residence: Pembroke, Ma. 2004

        Two story addition w/ family room & master bedroom suite.

North Star Trading Post & Cafe: Naples, Me. 2004

        Restoration of historic 7500 sf post & beam commercial structure.

Bigger Residence: Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 2003

          Pool and associated site improvements

Green Residence: Darian, Ct. 2003       

         Mudroom & new entry.

Light/ Howatt Residence: Natick, Ma. 2003

         Two story addition w/ family room/garage & office/ master bedroom suite.

Grohs Residence: Jamaca Plain, Ma. 2003

         Addition with family room and stairs; mudroom/ kitchen remodeling.

Harrision Residence: Warwick, R.I. 2002

         Master bedroom, sunroom and office addition with roof deck

Bigger Residence: Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 2001

          Restoration of historic exterior; Kitchen/breakfast rm. &  bathroom remodeling.

Bergh Residence: Lexington, Ma. 2001

          Kitchen, family rm. & second story bedroom addition.

Peterson Residence: Wellesley, Ma. 2001

          500 sf new poolhouse.

Elliot Residence: Newton, Ma. 2001

          Attic remodeling into master bedroom suite.

Kamin Residence: Canton, Ma. 2000

          Kitchen, mudroom, breakfast rm. & laundry remodeling.

Fulton Residence: Wilton, Ct. 2000

          Mud room, stair addition to residence

Nickerson/Dyst Residence: Harvard, Ma. 2000

          Mud room, stair, studio &  office addition and major remodeling to residence.

Nahill Residence: Arlington, Ma. 2000

          Two story addition for family rm. & master bedroom.

Metropolitan Baptist Church: Dorchester, Ma. 1999

          Remodeling and sanctuary addition.

Osburne/Rothstein Residence 1999

          480 SF music room & study addition to residence

Sieber/Gregory Residence: Newton, Ma. 1999

          Renovation and dormer addition to residence.

Bridgewater State College Children's Center: Bridgewater, Ma.1998

          1500 SF tension fabric structure for shade over a playground

Bigger  Residence: Shelter Island, N.Y. 1998

          2500 SF Residential total reconstruction.

Atlantic Development: Hingham, Ma. 1998

          2300 SF Office Interior

Phillips Associates: Hingham, Ma. 1998

          1800 SF Office Interior

 Phillips Residence: Norwell, Ma. 1998

           Renovations to Residence

Druxes Residence: Old Stonington, Vt.. 1997

           350 SF Residential addition.

First Baptist Church : Hanson, Ma. 1997

           1200 SF office & classroom addition.

Cataumet United Methodist Parish:, Cataumet, Ma. 1996

            Narthex & balcony addition to historic Cape Cod Church.

Connolly Residence: Whitman, Ma. 1996

            350 SF Residential addition.

Hitching Post Restaurant: Hanson, Ma. 1996

            3000 SF commercial kitchen addition & remodeling- Phase III

Glascott Residence: Weston, Ct. 1996

            Major renovation and additions to residence.

St. John’s Baptist Church: Woburn, Ma. 1995

            Handicap lift & associated remodeling for access.

Roadway Safety Service Inc.: Ronkonkoma, New York. 1994

            2300 SF Office Interior.

Nichol Residence: Wilton, Ct. 1994

               4300 SF Residence.

 

ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT- Donham & Sweeney Architects Inc.

             Boston, Ma.; 1987-1994

   ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT- Buttrick, White & Burtis Architects,

            New York City; 1984-1987

   STAFF ARCHITECT- Ellerbe Architects,

            New York City, 1984

   STAFF ARCHITECT- Gruzen Partnership Architects & Planners,

            New York City, 1981-1984

 

CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE:

   Design/Build, 1976-1981

            -Decks: Baltimore & Philadelphia.

               A series of eighteen decks for a variety of inner city rowhouse sites.

            -Renovations: Baltimore & Philadelphia.

               Design & construction of numerous rowhouse renovations.

   Carpentry, 1973-1976

            -Construction Superintendent: Baltimore, Md. 1976

               Employed by an owner/architect for a rowhouse renovation.

            -Exterior Trim Sub-contractor: Denver, Colorado. 1973-1976

               Installed siding, fascia, soffit, doors & windows in large housing developments.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

            -American Home Style: January 1993

                “Dressed for the Season” article featuring the Forte residence kitchen

            -Family Circle : March 1995

               “The Kitchen You’ve Always Wanted” article featuring the Forte res. kitchen

            -Great Garages, Sheds and Outdoor Buildings: September 1996

                Garage design featured on the cover of Home Planners, Inc. book of designs.

            -Newton Magazine: January 2009

                "What is Waste?" article featuring the Sustainable Waste Management

                Collaborative role in reducing the waste stream from construction sites.

            -Newton Tab: April 22, 2009

                 "Another 'green' Newton home wins the silver". Article featuring the

                 Talcott/Meigs studio LEED certification.

            -Fine Homebuilding: annual house issue May 2009

                   'Dump the Dumpster' article about waste management on construction sites.

            - Green Building Pro/ Green Building Journal: January 2010

                  "New Resources for Sustainable Waste Management in Residential Construction."

            -NESEA's Northeast Sun: spring 2010 (Northeast Sustainable Energy Assoc quarterly)

                  "Sustainable Waste Management on Residential Construction Sites"

            -Boston Globe Magazine: Letter to the editor: August 2010

                  "Home Demolition Fever is Back"

           -Interior Graphic Standard: Second Edition 2010, John Wiley & Sons; contributor

                 "Existing Building Interiors: Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste".

AWARDS:

         -Newton Preservations Awards: November 2008

                    Restoration of the entry canopy at 11 Chester Street, Newton Highlands.

         -Green Business Award: May 2009

                    Newton/Needham Chamber of Commerce for the Sustainable Waste Management Collaborative.           

        -Newton Preservations Awards: November 2010

                   Restoration and additions to 808 Commonwealth Ave, Newton Centre    

        -Newton Preservations Awards: November 2014

                   Restoration of interior stair and stair hall

        -Newton Preservation Awards: November 2015

                   Restoration of 1880s home exterior.     

 

 

                                                     

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