Michael Neal Walker - Texas Architect
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Professional Profile

Michael Neal Walker,  a 1964 graduate of Texas A & M University, Bachelor of Architecture, has been providing professional architectural services to the Texas Hill Country since 1980. Walker, Texas Architect, has been a licensed architect since 1967. Prior to relocating in Kerrville, he practiced in the Houston area, occasionally venturing back there for projects of interest.

Background
196Graduate Thesis:  Master Plan - City of Orange, Texas, including Central Business District Plan, Preservation Plan, Convention Center and City Hall design, subsequently implemented by the Chamber of Commerce and City of Orange, Texas.

1964-1965     Matt E. Howard, Architect, Houston, Texas.

1965-1972     Associate Architect, Denny & Ray Architects, Houston, Texas
    Involved in all phases of architectural design and construction of commercial, residential, historical, public buildings and schools.  Active in the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce as Director, Vice-President and President (1971); organized and programmed National Pollution Control Conference and Exposition; created Jaycee Urban Development Foundation to sponsor construction of $3.8 million low cost housing complex.
    Also served on boards of:  Texas Air & Water Resources Foundation, Central Presbyterian Church, Theater Under the Stars, Houston Area Forum, Vice-President - Harris County Young Republicans, Treasurer - Houston Chapter of American Institute of Architects.
1973-1974     Employed by Astrodomain Corporation as Manager of Facilities Services at Astroworld; acted as manager, developer, designer, coordinator, and contractor, supervising over 100 creative and maintenance employees.

1974-1978  Created and operated OLD ABBOTT SCHOOL and gadabout dining establishment, Houston, Texas.

1974-1980     Project architect, consultant, and designer for several restaurant, retail, theme park, and commercial projects in Houston, Texas.

1980-1985     Relocated to Texas Hill Country, restored 1915 SA&AP train station, created family-operated OLD KERRVILLE DEPOT and gadabout dining establishment.

1980-present     Architectural practice in Kerrville, Texas.

Active member of Kerrville Chamber of Commerce, Bandera County Chamber of Commerce.  

Board Member Services include: Hill Country C.A.R.E.S. (Building Chair), Dietert Senior Center (Secretary), St. Paul's United Methodist Church (Board of Trustees Chair and Pastor/Parish Relations Committees), Hill Country Crisis Council (Secretary), City of Kerrville Sign Ordinance Committee and Hill Country Emmaus Community Board Member (Secretary), Kerrville Sunrise Lions Club (President, Treasurer), Easter Festival Chairman.

 

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Last updated: February 20, 2012