Walt Reed, AIA

Walt Reed, AIA | Vice President - Architecture, Principal

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Now in his 32nd year at The Crump Firm, Mr. Reed has served as the Project Director or Project Architect on projects involving new buildings, master planning, office programming, space planning and interior design. In his role as Vice President of Architecture, he leads the day to day activities of the architectural design staff. Walt’s primary areas of experience are in healthcare, educational, governmental, corporate, DoD, and other large projects.

Walt was responsible for managing the design effort of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s new Kay Research and Care Center with the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration. Walt also directed the design of the new ALSAC Office Building Addition, completed 2018, and a large new recreation complex at the University of Memphis. Previously Walt managed the Smith & Nephew Orthopaedic HQ Relocation design team, which renovated and built out 300,000 square feet of office, conference center, and lab space. He served as Project Architect for design and as Program Manager for the $242-million new Tennessee Air National Guard Base at Memphis International Airport.


Bachelor of Science, Architecture
Georgia Tech - Atlanta, GA 

Master of Architecture
Georgia Tech  - Atlanta, GA 

Notable Projects

Church of the Holy Communion
Campus Master Plan, Sanctuary Expansion & Chapel

Ezon Products Inc.
Corporate Headquarters

Independent Presbyterian Church

Lausanne Collegiate School
Gymnasium & Media Center, Campus Master Plan

Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County

Memphis International Airport
Federal Inspection Station

Memphis Jewish Community Center
Wellness Center

Presbyterian Day School
Additions and Renovations - Recreation Center, New Gym & Climbing Wall, Athletic Field Complex

Saint Louis Catholic Church
Sanctuary Expansion & Renovation, Church Activities Center, New Gymnasium, Master Plan/Athletic Fields

Second Presbyterian Church
Master Plan, Sanctuary Expansion, New Offices, Kitchen & Dining, Recreation Center, Church Interior Renovation, Athletic Field Complex

Shady Grove Presbyterian Church

Smith & Nephew
Orthopaedic HQ Relocation, Surgical Skills Laboratories, Corporate Dining Facility, Wellness Center

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School
Additions and Renovations, New High School, Recreation Center, Athletic Fields Master Plan

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic
Church Family Life Center, New Gymnasium, Master Plan

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Tower 2 and GECC, OR & ICU Suites, Proton Therapy Unit

St. Mary’s Episcopal School
Activities Building, Classroom Additions, Performing Art Center

Temple Israel

Tennessee Air National Guard
Base Relocation

University of Memphis
FedEx Institute of Technology, Athletic Complex Master Plan, Student Recreation Complex

UT Medical Group
US Vascular Access

Professional Registration

Tennessee, Architect