Walter Klatt

Walter Klatt

Silver Spring, MD, US




Still and Svitchan, Washington, DC, US, Project Architect

• Project manager for construction of addition to Fort Belvoir (located Fairfax County, VA). Installation of new educational facilities included barracks, an auditorium, classrooms, and a dining room. Responsible for overseeing project budget and timeline. Oversaw conceptual design as well as construction documents and permits.
• Project architect for construction of Ballenger East and West Offices (located Alexandria, VA). Oversaw design and construction of two large office buildings with retail areas on ground floor and below grade parking. Completed build code analysis and concept and schematic designs. Submitted necessary construction documents and procured required permits.
• Project architect for ongoing large-scale addition to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Addition to accommodate in-line baggage screening. Responsible for site visits, concept designs, building models, and construction documentation.
• Assisted on several other projects at various stages such as conceptualization, obtainment of construction documentation, and completion of construction.

May 2005 - Jul 2009

Ponte Mellor, Bethesda, MD, US, Project Architect

Project architect for several high-end residential projects. Served as construction administrator and was responsible for A and E coordination and as-built building specifications and drawings. Created design proposals and graphic presentations, designed interior details, analyzed code, surveyed sites, and preserved sites of historic value.

Jul 2004 - May 2005

Smolen Emr, Rockville, MD, US, Architect

Served as architect, developed design, created preliminary and working drawings, responsible for A and E coordination as well as space planning and interior design, created as-built building drawings which included specifications and code analysis

Jun 2003 - Jul 2004

SmithGroup, Washington DC, Architect

Responsible for initial client contact, preliminary and working drawings, design development, A and E coordination, space planning and interior design, construction administration, filing and recording of shop drawings, creating visuals and 3D presentations, and conducting post-construction follow ups.

Mar 1999 - Mar 2003


The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, BArch, Bachelors of Arts in Architecture

Bachelors of Arts in Architecture Degree.

Sep 1997 - Dec 1998

The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, Bachelors, Bachelors of Science in Architecture

Bachelors of Science in Architecture.

Sep 1996 - May 1997

Gallaudet University, Washingron DC, None

Liberal Arts

Sep 1989 - May 1997

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