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Walker Architects Welcomes New Design Talent

We are excited to welcome two talented designers to our team – Juli Mitchell and Adam Gayle. Adam is our newest Architect and Project Manager. He brings six years of experience designing and managing a wide variety of projects and is adept with 3D building information modeling and sustainable design. Juli joins our team as Interior Design Specialist, having designed innovative interiors throughout the United States and abroad. Find out more about Adam, Juli, and the rest of the team

Reitz Union Grand Opening!

The newly renovated and expanded J. Wayne Reitz Union has opened its doors as a place designed to provide endless opportunities for learning, growth and discovery. Outfitted with a social stair, numerous study and interaction spaces, new lounges, meeting rooms, game room, dance studios, a reflection room and more, students can engage and connect with others like never before. Walker Architects, Cannon Design, and Skanska celebrated the grand opening on February 20, 2016 with many members of the UF community.

Walker Architects makes the Gator 100!

We are proud to announce that Walker Architects has been named to the University of Florida’s inaugural Gator 100 during a ceremony on February 6th at the Reitz Union. Sponsored by UF, the Warrington College of Business Administration and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), the Gator 100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Walker Architects was ranked 7th fastest-growing business out of 100. Founder and president Joe Walker, is a graduate of the

1st LEED Certified Historic Building in Florida

The St. Augustine Government House, located on King Street in St. Augustine, recently became the first LEED certified historic structure in the state of Florida. The Government House underwent a three-phase rehabilitation which provided modern utility infrastructure and improved energy efficiency, while preserving the historic structural and architectural elements. Phase One of the project renovated 9,405 square feet of interior space on the first floor, converting existing spaces to museum exhibit areas and support spaces. This phase of the project