Interview with Walter Hunt, Gensler

In this 9th edition of “Sound Advice with Joan Capelin,” Walter Hunt, FAIA, vice chairman of Gensler provides perspective and advice on the following topics:

  • Why to consistently conduct talent searches and cultivate interns
  • How not to take on more than you can handle
  • Why it isn’t necessary to drop fees
  • Why Design Assist works as a new business line
  • Who should run design firms.

Click on the media player below to listen to Walter’s podcast.  Scroll down to read his bio.

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Walter Hunt, FAIA, vice chairman, Gensler

Walter Hunt, FAIA, vice chairman, Gensler

Walter Hunt directs Gensler’s Global Client Program from its New York office and leads selected projects in New York – although he is often in Las Vegas on the MGM MIRAGE CityCenter project, the largest privately funded development in the US.  In addition he serves on Gensler’s board of directors. He began his career at Gensler San Francisco and served as managing principal of the Denver office from 1978-1985 before transferring to New York as Co-Managing Principal.

In 1999, Walter served as president of the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter.  He currently sits on the Yale Architecture Foundation Dean’s Council.

Walter served as President of the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter in 199 and currently sits on the Yale Architecture Foundation Dean’s Council.  He holds BA and MA degrees from Yale University.

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