Walker Thisted is a designer, writer, artist, and producer.
After graduating from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, he earned a
Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University under the supervision of Dean
Mohsen Mostafavi. He has worked for Atelier Seraji in Paris, Nagle Hartray in Chicago,
and directly for Bill Pedersen and Jill Lerner at Kohn, Pedersen, and Fox in New York
Walker earned a Master of Fine Art from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago
with a focus in Film, Video, and New Media and since graduating has worked as an
independent artist, freelance still and moving photographer, director, editor, designer,
In 2014, Walker founded Naught Company as an art, architecture, and design firm
focused on architecture, urbanism, and art as a tool for urban development.
In 2016, Walker joined BuiltWorlds as the lead Producer of event and video content in
order to broaden his involvement in improving how the built environment is
constructed and maintained.