As a design leader with over fourteen years of project design and construction experience, Peter has developed a diverse portfolio of work encompassing the disciplines of architecture, interiors, branded environments and furniture design. Specifically, he has depth of experience in the design, programming and planning of College/University and Museum/Cultural projects. Peter also has significant interior architecture and branded environments project experience.
Peter is focused on helping clients communicate and innovate through a collaborative and strategic design approach. He has the ability to transform strategic thinking into environments that engage the senses, align with project objectives and embody the values, identity and culture of the organization.
Peter received his Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and has worked in nationally and internationally recognized architecture and design practices in New York, London, Pittsburgh and Raleigh. He has served a 1st year undergraduate adjunct faculty member of the College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and continues to be involved in the academic realm as a guest studio juror and advisory board member.
Project experience includes: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC; Gantt Center for African American Arts & Culture, Charlotte, NC; Lucy Craft Laney Museum, Augusta, GA; NCA&T Graduate Engineering Center, Greensboro, NC; Toronto Pearson International Airport-Pier F, Toronto, Canada; MetLife Corporate Suite Renovation, East Rutherford, NJ; Herradura Tequila Retail Store, Train Platform, Double Barrel Warehouse/Tasting Room; NBC Nightly News/MSNBC World Headquarters, New York, NY; CNN Anderson Cooper 360 Broadcast Studio
Clickspring Design, New York, NY, US, Sr. Design Director
Responsible for developing/managing design direction and strategic approach for corporate and consumer-based interiors including branded environments, events and broadcast set design. Work as member of core leadership group to manage growing firm with staff of 15.
Involved in projects from initial concept development through final construction. National and
international project management including consultant coordination, project schedules and budgets. Assist in writing proposals and marketing for new business development.
Key Projects: Herradura Tequila Retail Storefront/Train Platform/Tasting Room . Guadalajara, Mexico; MetLife Stadium Entry Experience and Corporate Suite . East Rutherford, NJ; New York Times-Schools for Tomorrow Conference . New York, NY; APEC Conference . Honolulu, HI; NBC/MSNBC News World Headquarters . New York, NY
Vines Architecture, Raleigh, NC, US, Senior Designer
Lead project designer and project manager for several College & University and Museum/Cultural architecture and interiors projects. Responsible for developing initial concepts, managing and producing project documentation & detailing, consultant coordination and state approval process (NCSCO). Involved in writing proposals, developing marketing materials, interviewing for new business development. Provided Construction Administration on selected projects.
Key Projects: NCA&T Engineering Graduate Center (LEED Silver). Greensboro, NC; NC A&T State University-School of Technology Complex Feasibility Study . Greensboro, NC; International Civil Rights Center & Museum. Greensboro, NC
The Freelon Group, Architects, Durham, NC, US, Senior Designer & Associate
Served as senior design leader with focused involvement on Museum/Cultural and College & University architecture projects. Gained experience among multiple projects at various levels of development from project acquisition to on-site construction observation. In addition to project related responsibilities, active in staff mentoring, new staff recruitment and served as Chair of Design Committee. (2007-2009)
Key Projects: National Museum of African American History and Culture (LEED Silver) . Washington, DC; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History-Concept Study . Augusta, GA; Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts & Culture .Charlotte, NC
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Architecture (MSAAD)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture