history of the firm:

 

 

David Hanawalt AIA has practiced architecture since 1993 in Leelanau County and Traverse City, Michigan and now lives in both Traverse City and Napa Valley, California.  He has practiced as a licensed architect in California, New York, Ohio, the US Virgin Islands and Michigan and holds an NCARB council record for nationwide reciprocity licensing. Between undergraduate school and graduate school, he chose to learn hands-on methods and was a licensed general building contractor and partner in a San Francisco construction company named Red Dog Construction.  He has a deep love of Art in all forms of drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, photography and film.

 

He is proud of his twin boys, currently in college at Michigan State and Michigan Tech. David grew up in Palo Alto, California and has lived for periods of a month or more in: New Haven, Copenhagen, Pasadena, Honolulu, Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Paris, Venice (CA), Manhattan, Suttons Bay, Traverse City, and Napa Valley.

 

History...

 

2015 began consulting work for Lail Design Group, St. Helena, CA

 

September 15, 1995 to Present Day founded David T. Hanawalt AIA

Architecture and Land Planning, Suttons Bay, MI

 

1993 GBKB and CWST

Architect, Licensed in New York & Michigan

 

1992-1993 Parsons School of Design, Instructor, Introduction to Lighting, taught two semesters

 

1988-1993 Storefront for Art & Architecture, Publications director, made posters, kept records of events

 

1989-1992 Perkins, Geddis, Eastman Architects, 535 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Junior Architect

 

1987  Richard Gluckman, Architect, NYC   Summer internship

Junior Architect

 

1986-1989 Columbia University, New York City

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Master of Architecture, M.Arch

 

1986  Lucasfilm, Marin County, California  Freelance model builder, I made models of the scoring stage and screening room and also an overall model of the post production facility with Bruce Fukuji. Models to drawings provided by Backen, Arrigoni & Ross.

 

1985  William Stout, Architect and Bookseller, San Francisco 

Junior Architect/intern in architectural office beneath the street level bookstore.

 

1985  James Turrell, Artist, Venice, California  Model Builder, fabricated sections of the Roden Crater Model (9'x27', plasters)

 

1984  Red Dog Construction  Design and Construction company in San Francisco.  Licensed Construction Contractor in California.

 

1984  Paula Cooper Gallery, Soho NYC  Installations, lighting, art handler.

 

1983  Spaeth Display, NYC   I fabricated historical backdrops for animated Christmas window displays in Lord&Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

1983  Robert Rauschenberg, Artist, NYC  Freelance maquette builder for "Set-Reset" Brooklyn Academy of Music performance with Trisha Brown Dancers and Laurie Anderson.  Maquette showed at Paula Cooper Gallery.

 

1982  Grjebine Residence, Montparnasse, Paris  Engineering and construction of oak and steel reinforcement in 18th c. building.  Mr.Grjebine added an additional top floor to his building in 1984.  An interesting man, he was Francios Mitterrand's economist.

 

1978-1982 Architectural Models for: Lars Lerup, Stanley Saitowitz. Also, HOK, ELS & Marquis Associates (with 2&3 Dimensions)

 

1978  Daily Californian newspaper, Berkeley, CA  Night Editorial Staff: spell checking and preperation for 4 a.m. print bin everyday.

 

1976-1981  University of California, Berkeley

College of Environmental Design, Architecture A.B. Arch

Alpha Rho Chi medal for creative Leadership 

Bakewell/Brown & Weihe prize for Architectural drawing

 

1958-1976  New Haven-Copenhagen-Pasadena-Palo Alto-Honolulu

On the Web: (note: links need to be reestablished)

New England Sensibilities, by Elizabeth Edwards
Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine, February 2009
Amos House


The Symphonic House, by Lori Hall Steele
Northern Home and Cottage, July/Aug 2007
Wege House

Architect is music to family’s ears, by Tom Carr
Traverse City Record Eagle, Sunday February 26, 2006
Syndicated to Chicago Sun Times
Wege House

Playing to the Wind and the Waves, by Jim Robbins
New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 2005
Syndicated to Grand Rapids Press, Lansing Journal
Wege House

CAMPUS LIFE: Columbia; An Old Chapel Yields New Space For Art Gallery
New York Times, April 2, 1989
Art Gallery, St. Pauls Chapel


In Books:

"Lakeside Living"  by Linda Leigh Paul, published by Rizzoli/Universe. Book introduction is a conversation with DH. Includes three houses:
Wege House
Asmussen/Cooper House
Carlson’s Fishtown Shanty


"History of Storefront for Art and Architecture"
by David Hanawalt
Survey/Compilation of projects and exhibitions for the first ten years of the organization

"Abstract" 1988-89 annual publication of student work
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Asylum, Manhattan, front cover image & p46, Orestes charrette, p120


In Newspapers:

Architect is music to family’s ears
, by Tom Carr
Traverse City Record Eagle, Sunday February 26, 2006
Syndicated to Chicago Sun Times
Wege House

Playing to the Wind and the Waves, by Jim Robbins
New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 2005
Syndicated to Grand Rapids Press, Lansing Journal
Wege House

Home, Suite Home, by Lori Hall Steele
Chicago Tribune, Sunday, August 28, 2005
Wege House

Nature’s Song
, by Anne Stanton
Detroit Free Press, Sunday, November 7, 2004
Wege House

A Dream of Music and Light, by Anne Stanton
Detroit Free Press, Sunday, October 31, 2004
Belitsos House

CAMPUS LIFE: Columbia; An Old Chapel Yields New Space For Art Gallery
New York Times, April 2, 1989
Art Gallery, St. Pauls Chapel


In Magazines:

New England Sensibilities
, by Elizabeth Edwards
Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine, February 2009
Amos House


The Fisherman Who Saved Fishtown
, by Elizabeth Edwards
Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine, July 2007
Carlson’s Fishtown Shanty

The Symphonic House, by Lori Hall Steele
Northern Home and Cottage, July/Aug 2007
Wege House

House Music, by Lori Hall Steele
Attache (US Airways), Sept 2005
Wege House

True to the Timbers, by Lori Hall Steele
Northern Home & Cottage, Jan/Feb 2006
Wilson Log Home

The ProFile: David Hanawalt, by Elizabeth Edwards
Northern Home and Cottage, Jan/Feb 2005
Belitsos House

Michigan’s House of Strings
Strad Magazine, "essential reading for the string music world" (London), April 2005
Wege House

Elle Décor, Moscow Edition, sometime in 2005 (we haven’t seen this one yet)
Wege House

Destination: Black Star Farms, By Lori Hall Steele
Traverse Magazine, Sept 2002
Black Star Winery and Inn, Leelanau Cheese Creamery

I.D. Magazine, 1984
Michael Mabry Design Studio, San Francisco


On the Television:

"Offbeat America", an HGTV series, an awkward production, but six national network minutes about:
Belitsos House