Adam Alter

Adam Alter

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Adam Alter is the principal and founder of alterARC. Adam is a registered architect in New York State.



alterARC, Brooklyn, NY, Principal & Founder

alterARC works on a wide range of project types, scales
and budgets. Projects include the design/project
management of a production studio for Brooks Brothers,
a live/work duplex conversion for an industrial designer
and a luxury gut renovation of a Brooklyn Heights co-op.

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, 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

Areas of Specialization