John Wachtel - Historical Architect

John doing 3D scanning in an historic building
John Wachtel scanning the interior of an historic building.

John Wachtel
Historical Architect
Alaska Regional Office
240 West 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99507
John_Wachtel@nps.gov

Education

Bachelor’s Degree Iowa State University, Architecture, 2009

Skills and Interest Areas

Architectural drafting, 3D modeling, implementing technology in documentation, HABS/HAER/HALS documentation, High Definition Laser Scanning, 3D printing.

Professional Experience

2016-Present Historical Architect with the Alaska Regional Office, National Park Service

2009-2016 Architect with NPS Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS) main office in Washington, DC.

HABS/HAER Projects

“Stone Bridge, CSAH 17 spanning Grand Portage Creek, Grand Portage, Cook County, MN” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER MN-126

“1964 Meyers Manx, Valley Center, San Diego County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2312

“Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER LA-24

“Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Santa Susana, Ventura County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2282

“Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Alfa Test Area, Santa Susana, Ventura County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2283

“Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Bravo Test Area, Santa Susana, Ventura County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2284

“Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Coca Test Area, Santa Susana, Ventura County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2285

“Space Transportation System, Solid Rocket Boosters, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-109-K

“Space Transportation System, External Tank, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-109-J

“Space Transportation System, Space Shuttle Main Engine, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-109-I

“Space Transportation System, Orbiter Discovery (OV-103), Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-116-A

“Space Transportation System, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-116

“Marshall Space Flight Center, Saturn V S-1C Static Test Facility, West Test Area, Huntsville, Madison County, AL” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER AL-129-k

“Pacific Furnace, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County, CA” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER CA-2280

“NASA Johnson Space Center, Apollo Mission Control, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-109-C

“NASA Johnson Space Flight Center, Building No. 32, Space Environment Simulation Laboratory, Chambers A & B, Houston, Harris County, TX” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER TX-109-B

“Veterans Lake Dam, Sulphur, Murray County, OK” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER OK-6

“Marshall Space Flight Center, F-1 Engine Static Test Stand, Huntsville, Madison County, AL” Measured Drawings, Historic American Engineering Record, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, HAER AL-129-L