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Benjamin G. Walter, AIA

Ben Walters, AIA

Principal

Ben’s passion for architecture centers around working with people to help them discover and refine THEIR vision, then helping develop that vision into reality. He has over 25 years of experience in Business, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality and Commercial architecture. Working with a variety of clients from private entrepreneurs to corporate entities and federal government agencies, Ben has developed extensive experience in all project phases from concept design through construction and project completion.

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When did you start working at Howard+Helmer?
April 2013

What does your day to day job entail?
Anything and everything from project design to coordination with consultants, owners and contractors.

What’s your favorite aspect of what you do for a living?
Seeing a client’s vision become reality.

Where do you find inspiration?
People. Architecture is about creating places for people that meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. The built environment should inspire people in their day to day lives. As an Architect, what better place to find your inspiration than in those people who will ultimately live and work in those places?

What’s one project that you are especially proud of and why?
Wichita Family Vision Clinic – It was a relatively small project, but ten years later the doctors and patients still comment about how much they enjoy the building.

If you weren’t an architect, what would you see yourself doing?
Automotive designer

Outside of work, what do you do for fun?
Spend time with my family, travel and work on cars.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Definitely cars. I would have a different car for every day of the month if I could.

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