Adam Alter

Adam Alter

Brooklyn, NY, US

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alterARC is an architecture/design studio and consultancy based in Brooklyn, NY.

Principal Adam Alter is a registered architect in New York and project manager with over fifteen years experience in the design and construction industry. Wide ranging skills in the full scope of services from concept design/feasibility studies to construction documentation and technical detailing to construction administration and project management.



alterARC, Brooklyn, NY, Principal & Founder

Jan 2012 - current

DIA: Design Innovations for Architecture, Long Island City, NY, US, Consultant: Project Architect

160 Dikeman Street & OrganiKids Academy
 (Brooklyn, NY & Flushing, Queens)
Assisted on filing/CD sets for two new construction buildings: a 10,000 SF five-story boutique office facility with resilient structure in Red Hook, Brooklyn and a 9,000 SF two-story pre-K school fit-out in Flushing, Queens.

Jul 2019 - Dec 2019

Martin Hopp Architect PLLC, New York, NY, US, Consultant: Project Architect

SoFive Soccer Centers (Brooklyn, NY & Rockville, MD)
Developed CD & filing sets to retrofit two former industrial warehouse spaces into recreational soccer fields for tournaments and corporate events, incorporating food/drink services.

Apr 2018 - Aug 2018

Eleven of Eleven Architecture, New York, NY, US, Consultant: Project Manager/Architect

Avenues The World School & Office HQ (New York, NY)
Developed DD and CD sets for new ground up K-12 school and expanded global office headquarters. Features extensive custom millwork, A/V systems and specialty lighting/ceiling systems. Heavily involved in client relations, material specification and CA.

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

raad studio, New York, NY, US, Consultant: Project Manager/Architect

Mystery Point Road Residence (Garrison, NY)
Coordinated design and DD set development on transformation of an existing 10,800 SF masonry structure into a a 5-bed, 5-bath mansion. Featuring a floating central steel plate staircase, multiple custom steel glazing interventions, radiant heating throughout and massive skylight at gambrel roof.

May 2015 - Dec 2015

Rux Design, Long Island City, NY, US, Consultant: Project Manager/Architect

Isaias Residences (Miami Beach, FL)
Developed design & created CD sets for three ground up construction homes for extended family of a private client. Created 3D & physical study models. Code research, consultant interaction.

Greenberg Residence (East Hampton, NY)
Headed DD, CD, CA for custom steel/glass sun room addition & gut renovation including new cupola with clerestory glazing, new kitchen & baths. Extensive detailing, scheduling & consultant coordination.

Aug 2013 - Nov 2015

Andrea Mason / Architect, Brooklyn, NY, US, Consultant: Project Manager/Architect

A.P.C. Flagship Store & Showroom (New York, NY)
Led team on 3,120 SF renovation of existing flagship store & new showroom space. Coordination with overseas design architect & multiple consultants. Extensive CA under tight schedule. Involved in client relations, DOB/LPC filing, code research, budgeting, scheduling, material research and detailing.

Sep 2013 - Feb 2015

Joel Sanders Architect / MIXdesign, New York, NY, US, Consultant: Architect

Andrews Residence (New York, NY)
Executed bidding/CD set on contract basis combining three units into a 5-bed, 5-bath duplex. Primary responsibilities involved detailing 2,750 SF of multi-terraced outdoor space incorporating green roofs & planters, greenhouse, lap pool & hot tub, skylights, parapets & railings, openings and paver systems.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Duke Beeson Architect, PC, New York, NY, US, Project Manager/Architect

Seven years as a skilled manager & designer on a variety of projects totaling over 250,000 SF. Extensive on-site CA and PM experience. Coordination with structural, engineering & specialty consultants. Strong technical, verbal & written communication skills in a variety of media.

May 2006 - May 2013


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Graduate Architecture

Sep 2003 - May 2006

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, US, Bachelors, Mathematics

Sep 1995 - May 1999

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