Melissa Peter

Melissa Peter

Los Angeles, CA, US




Eric Owen Moss Architects, Culver City, Ca, Project Architect

Project Lead on multiple projects in Culver City including a 50,000 sf Retail/ Restaurant, 775 car garage and 15+ high-end commercial offices

Nov 2014 - current

Patterns, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Jan 2012 - Sep 2014

Asymptote Architecture, New York City, New York, Intern

Dec 2012 - Jan 2013

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), San Francisco, CA, US, Intern

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

Kaplan Chen Kaplan Architects & Planners, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Jun 2008 - Jun 2010


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture Focus, with Architectural Engineering, digital fabrication, and sustainable systems supplemental courses. Graduated with Honors (Cumulative GPA of 3.8) receiving the "Best of Show" award for Senior Design Thesis

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013


Lydia Humphreys Student Intern Scholarship 2013, 1st Place

For outstanding achievement in Architecture (portfolio based)


Cal Poly Architecture Thesis Best of Show, 1st Place

Year long (5th year) architecture thesis award recognizing outstanding achievement in thought and representation.


HMC Best Studio Design Award Winner, 1st Place

Recognizing best studio design for the LA Metro Off Campus Study Program in Los Angeles, as funded by HMC architects and chosen by a jury of architects.


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