Basil Walter is the founding partner of Basil Walter Architects, an international architecture firm with offices in New York and Beijing. Born and raised in southern Brazil, Basil moved to the United States in 1973, earning his Architectural degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1982. Basil has been practicing architecture and design in New York since 1988, beginning with the founding of a cabinetmaking and furniture design company in Brooklyn. Known as an architect who links historic design and modern function, Basil Walter has become a specialist in finding creative and unique solutions for combining technology with classic interiors. Basil Walter Architects currently has 13 professionals working on a broad range of architectural and interior design projects including furniture and product design in the United States and abroad.