About

I'm David Walen, AIA-associate and a graduate of the College of Architecture: the UNC-Charlotte 5 year program.

Skills

  • Computer/Software (Mac/PC)
    • BIM: Revit, Archicad; CAD: Microstation, AutoCAD, FormZ, SketchUP
    • Audio: Pro Tools, Logic, Sound Forge, Cubase, Ableton, Reason, MIDI 
    • Video: Resolume, Arkaos, architectural projection, Immersive projection
    • Graphic/Web: Adobe Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), MSoffice, Web: Joomla, Wordpress, basic HTML( Dreamweaver). Database, cloud, and basic network setup.
  • Measurement, Surveyal: Photographic Survey, site/building assesment, Code and historic documentation, observations enhanced with years of hands-on experience.
  • CSI master specifications (years of experience using CSI divisions to specify and detail documents). These can be nested into BIM libraries Using Revit, or ArchiCAD coordinating all services in 3D parametric solids.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of architectural IBC codes.
  • Strong product, technology, and industry knowledge for cutting edge designs. With Suite's Catalogs, Tile, Metal flashing, Woodworking, fasteners, and experience working hands-on with most of these.
  • Carpentry: buildng houses during college breaks, and classes in furniture, joinery, and history of construction details.
  • Green architecture expertise using LED lighting, passive HVAC, network systems integration experience, perma-culture/ hydroponic garden systems.
  • Years of experience with TOD/Smart Community design, to build in-balance with the BioRegion.  
  • Hand Illustration (published numerous times and awarded numerous times).
  • Video Projection
    • VJ'ing with international acts, projecting at parties, for education, for public enjoyment/information, and advertised products
  • Music Engineering / Performance
  • Graphic & Web Design
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