David Hanawalt AIA
Napa, California / Traverse, Michigan
Practiced as a licensed architect in California, New York, Ohio, the US Virgin Islands and Michigan. Holds an NCARB council record for nationwide reciprocity licensing. In younger days, worked in NYC art galleries and as a licensed general contractor in City of San Francisco.
September 15, 1995 to Present Day founded David T. Hanawalt AIA
Professional architect licensed in California & Michigan
& Historical licenses in New York, Ohio, US Virgin Islands
2015-2020 Consulting architect for Lail Design Group, St.Helena, CA
Wineries, professional offices and stores, private homes
2016 Project designed for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse
Won US Department of Energy award for Net Zero Energy affordable homes:
“The Depot Neighborhood”
2015 Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies Certificate, Stanford University
2008 Won Architectural Detail of the Year for Model-T Rolling Bed
Custom Designed and constructed to roll on ball bearings/tracks out into screen porch
Annual Awards, Residential Architect magazine/Hanley Wood publications
1998-2005 Planning Commissioner for Suttons Bay, MI and Leelanau County, MI
1993-1995 Consulting architect for firms GBKB and CWST, Traverse, MI
Designed hospitals, public schools, clinics and homes.
1992-1993 Instructor for Parsons School of Design: "Introduction to Lighting", NYC
1988-1993 Storefront for Art & Architecture, Publications director, NYC
1989-1992 Perkins, Geddis, Eastman Architects, 535 Fifth Avenue, NYC Junior Architect
1987 Richard Gluckman, Architect, NYC Junior Architect, NYC
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, modelmaker for the Skywalker Sound Scoring Stage and Skywalker Screening Room Theater and also an overall model of the post production facility at Lucas Ranch
1985 William Stout, Architect and Bookseller, San Francisco
Junior Architect/intern in architectural office beneath Bill's bookstore.
1985 James Turrell, Artist, Venice, California Model Builder, Modelmaker for the
Roden Crater Model (9'x27', plaster landscape sections)
1984 Red Dog Construction Owner, Design and Construction company in San Francisco.
Licensed Construction Contractor in California. Downtown offices, studios, galleries, stores.
1984 Paula Cooper Gallery, Soho NYC Installations, lighting, art handler.
1983 Spaeth Display, NYC Carpenter for Lord&Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue
Animated Christmas windows.
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.
1978-1982 Architectural Modelmaker for:
Lars Lerup, Stanley Saitowitz, HOK, ELS & Marquis Associates
1978-79 Playground design and construction for UC Child Care Center
Designed and constructed playground on UC Berkeley campus with Matthew Piner
1978 Daily Californian newspaper, Berkeley, CA Night Editing Staff
1976-1981 University of California, Berkeley
College of Environmental Design, Architecture A.B. Arch
Alpha Rho Chi medal for class creative Leadership
Bakewell/Brown & Weihe first prize for Architectural drawing
1958-1976 New Haven-Copenhagen-Pasadena-Palo Alto
by Linda Leigh Paul, Lakeside Living published by Rizzoli/Universe.
Book introduction is a conversation with DH.
published by Storefront for Art and Architecture, 1992
Survey/Compilation of projects and exhibitions for the first ten years of the organization
GSAPP, Abstract 1988-89 annual publication of student work
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
“Asylum, Manhattan”, my thesis project was used for the cover & p46,
Orestes charrette, p120
New York Times
“Playing to the Wind and the Waves”, by Jim Robbins
New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 2005
Syndicated to Grand Rapids Press, Lansing Journal
Article documenting the Wege House,
“Home, Suite Home”, by Lori Hall
Chicago Tribune, Sunday, August 28, 2005
“Nature’s Song”, by Anne Stanton
Detroit Free Press, Sunday, November 7, 2004
Chicago Sun Times & Traverse City Record Eagle
“Architect is music to family’s ears”,
by Tom Carr
Traverse City Record Eagle, Sunday February 26, 2006
Syndicated to Chicago Sun Times
Detroit Free Press
“A Dream of Music and Light”, by Anne
Detroit Free Press, Sunday, October 31, 2004
New York Times
“CAMPUS LIFE: Columbia; An Old Chapel Yields New Space For Art Gallery”
New York Times, April 2, 1989 Designed and assisted in construction of
PostCrypt Art Gallery, St. Pauls Chapel
“Best Wine Country Hotel (2020)”,
USA Today, 10Best, Readers’ Choice, 2020
Black Star Inn won best wine country hotel of the year, I designed dining hall & (3) rooms
Wine Enthusiast Magazine, May 2008
Article cited 25 tasting rooms nationwide, including Black Star Winery
“Annual Awards 2008”
Belitsos House, Model-T rolling bed won First Prize, Architectural Detail of the Year
“New England Sensibilities”, by
Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine, February 2009
“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
Traverse: Northern Home and Cottage, July/Aug 2007
“True to the Timbers”, by Lori
Northern Home & Cottage, Jan/Feb 2006
Wilson Log Home
“The ProFile: David Hanawalt”, by
Northern Home and Cottage, Jan/Feb 2005
Belitsos House for magician
“Destination: Black Star Farms”, By
Lori Hall Steele
Traverse Magazine, Sept 2002
Black Star Winery and Inn, Leelanau Cheese Creamery
Attache Magazine (US Airways):
“House Music”, by Lori Hall Steele
Attache (US Airways), Sept 2005
“Michigan’s House of Strings”
Strad Magazine, "essential reading for the string music world" (London), April 2005
Wege House, interesting note, the facing page to the article was an advert for an upcoming sale of a Stradivarius.
Moscow Edition, 2005 (print authorized, but we have not seen this one yet)
“Michael Mabry Design Studio, San Francisco”
I.D. Magazine, 1984
Designed and Constructed their studio.
Video & Television:
“David Hanawalt & William Close: The Symphonic House”
Mercedes Benz Foundation, Director/Producer Pete Erickson
"Offbeat America", an HGTV series, six national network minutes about
the Belitsos House (house for a Magician).