Alexander Walter

Alexander Walter

Los Angeles, CA, US



Alexander Walter grew up in East Germany with plenty of Bratwurst. He studied Architecture and Media Design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany, and participated in foreign exchange programs with Washington-Alexandria Architecture Consortium in Alexandria, Virginia and Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. In his Master's Thesis, and throughout his studies, Alexander focused on the fascinating intersection of architecture and media.

Prior to joining Archinect, Alexander has worked as an Interactive Graphic Designer for international advertising agency GREY in Moscow, Russia and cruised Caribbean and Mediterranean waters as a sailor.

Today, Alexander is Editorial & Production Manager for and Editor in Chief for Archinect's sister site As part of the site's development team, he enjoys fostering a fast growing international community of architects and designers.

Alexander loves his wife Kaori and the typeface Helvetica. He typically spends his time exploring and photographing the bustling food culture of Los Angeles, getting involved in the Japanese community of Southern California, and creating designs for his baby clothing lines Tiny Modernism and Belly Sesame.

Alexander's General Blog on Archinect:

Mixtape : Let's talk about music.

Legend has it that we architects are selling frozen music, so to gladsomely diversify the origin of our creative process, let's talk about music, shall we? Mixtape wants to be a source of inspiration, as well as the soundtrack of your life in design.

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Alexander's Featured Articles on Archinect

Listen to 'Next Up: Arroyo Seco Weekend' Mini-Sessions, Thu, Jul 20 '17

Recently, Archinect teamed up with Bureau Spectacular for the Arroyo Seco Weekend festival. Jimenez Lai and Joanna Grant designed a pavilion for the event, while Archinect's Paul Petrunia and Nicholas Korody held a series of interviews within it. Conversations focused on temporary architecture ...

Listen to 'Next Up: Arroyo Seco Weekend' Mini-Sessions

Happy Canada Day! Here's a look at some of our favorite practices from each province and territory, Sat, Jul 1 '17

Every July 1, Canadians unite to celebrate their country and its history. Specifically, Canada Day commemorates the merger of what were once three separate colonies—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada (contemporary Ontario and Quebec). It was a milestone in the movement from colony to ...

Happy Canada Day! Here's a look at some of our favorite practices from each province and territory

Showcase: A’ House by Wiel Arets Architects, Mon, Jan 5 '15

Wedged between the narrow alleys and razor-sharp property lines of Tokyo's Nishi-Azabu neighborhood, A' House fits in its dense context like a shiny puzzle piece. Bold yet familiar, expansive yet compact, transparent yet opaque, open to dialogue yet impenetrable like an oyster shell.Designed ...

Showcase: A’ House by Wiel Arets Architects

Showcase: Óbidos Technological Park Main Building by Jorge Mealha, Sat, Jan 3 '15

How does one create a main piazza in the absence of a surrounding urban fabric that typically encloses a Piazza? The design team around architect Jorge Mealha drew from its traditional Portuguese typologies and conceived the Óbidos Technological Park Main Building in the countryside north ...

Showcase: Óbidos Technological Park Main Building by Jorge Mealha


Belly Sesame, Los Angeles, CA, US, Co-Founder

Jan 2013 - current

Tiny Modernism, Los Angeles, CA, US, Co-Founder, Head Designer

Jan 2013 - current

Bustler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Editor in Chief

Jun 2007 - current

Archinect, Los Angeles, CA, US, Editorial & Production Manager

Feb 2006 - current

Extra Medium, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Interactive Graphic Designer

Feb 2006 - current


Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Weimar, DE, MArch, Architecture

Focused especially on the intersection of Architecture and Media

Oct 1997 - Jun 2004

Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, Alexandria, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Exchange semester at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Consortium (WAAC) in Alexandria, Virginia

Jan 2002 - Jun 2002

Waseda University, Saga, JP, BArch, Architecture

Technical staff and participant at the "Bauhaus Waseda Joint Architecture Workshop 2000" at both, Waseda University, Japan and Bauhaus University, Germany

Aug 2000 - Aug 2000

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