Dr. Peter Laura, DArch

Dr. Peter Laura, DArch

San Francisco, CA, US

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Personal Design Consultancy:

Architecture, Research, & Design—
Graphic Design Portfolio & Studio—

LLC Partnership: 

Multidisciplinary Graphic Design Studio—



Williamson Adams, San Francisco Area, Senior Graphic Designer

Sep 2020 - current

Hatch Media LLC, West Palm Beach, FL., Partner & Director

Multidisciplinary Graphic Design Studio—

Jan 2012 - current

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), San Francisco, CA, US, Senior Graphic Designer, Environmental Graphic Desgin

May 2019 - Jun 2020

David Lawrence Architecture, Palm Beach, FL, US, Architecture Associate

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Dailey Janssen Architects, West Palm Beach, FL, US, Architecture Consultant

Apr 2015 - Jun 2015

Village Architects, AIA, Tequesta, FL, US, Architecture Consultant

Dec 2014 - Dec 2014

Perkins Eastman and Sciame (Ace Mentoring Program), New York, NY, US, Mentor of Architecture—Research & Teaching

Architects and designers from PE, including myself and Architect Ty Kaul, worked for several months through a joint effort with Sciame in an NYC mentoring program for young students from the five boroughs.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Perkins Eastman, New York, NY, US, Researcher and Designer

Work entailed: architectural design, master planning, research, and urban analysis. Mentors: Founding Partner and Architect, Bradford Perkins and Executive Director and Architect, Nick Leahy

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

University of Hawai‘i, School of Architecture, Honolulu, HI, US, Design Research and Teaching Assistant

Focus: Redeveloping Kaka‘ako in Honolulu,
Small To Large Catalyst Projects For Urban Identity

Professor and Architect: William Paluch
Summer 2010, UHM, SOA

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Peter Lik, Honolulu, HI, US, Senior Art Consultant

May 2007 - Jan 2010

Adopt an Ahupua‘a, Honolulu, HI, US, Agricultural Community Work

Dr. Ulla Hasager, Univ. of Hawaii, 2008

Sep 2008 - Sep 2008


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, School of Architecture

Doctor of Architecture, NAAB Accredited Professional Degree, Honolulu, HI., 2012.
Dissertation: The Phenomena of Branding Places: Waikiki
Studies with Kazi Ashraf (MIT), and William Paluch (Univ. of Southern CA), Mireille Turin (Swiss Federal Technical Univ. Zurich)

Aug 2008 - May 2012

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, School of Art and Art History

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Honolulu, HI., 2007.
Studies with Anne Bush (Yale), Stuart Henley (Yale), Lee Vanderkooi (NC State Univ.), Aaron Lee (Univ. of Hawaii)

Aug 2003 - May 2007


AAF Pele Hawaii, 1st Place

American Advertising Awards
Jaywalk Magazine, Covers and Spreads, Graphic Design, 2006.


Photographer's Forum Magazine, Honorable Mention

Conceptual Photography, 2006.


Areas of Specialization