Terri Peters

Terri Peters

Toronto, ON, CA



I'm an Assistant Professor at Ryerson in Toronto.  Originally from Canada, after studying at Dalhousie, I spent 8 years in London, UK studying and working as an architect and writer. I then moved to Denmark to study for my PhD in architecture 2008-2014.  You can read some of my sustainable housing research here. In addition to my academic writing, I write building reviews, interviews and otherthings for magazines like MARK, ARCHITECT, Canadian Architect and others.


Terri's Featured Articles on Archinect

Rem's Venice Biennale is "like being immersed in a stormy S,M,L,XL, with a glass of wine, and hundreds of other people", Mon, Jun 16 '14

Is Modernism “history”? How do Modern concepts, especially regarding representation, nature, technology and housing, relate to the current state of architecture? These were some overarching questions embedded in the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture, curated by Rem Koolhaas. The ...

Rem's Venice Biennale is 'like being immersed in a stormy S,M,L,XL, with a glass of wine, and hundreds of other people'

SmartGeometry 2012 in Troy, New York, Sun, Apr 15 '12

Text and photos by Terri Peters SmartGeometry is an international community of academics and professionals who hold annual workshops and conference days at academic institutions around the world. Now in its ninth year, this year´s theme was Material Intensities and both the four-day workshop and ...

SmartGeometry 2012 in Troy, New York

SmartGeometry 2011, Copenhagen Denmark , Thu, Apr 7 '11

SmartGeometry was established in 2001 as an international group of academics and professional architects, engineers, computer scientists and designers interested in the potentials of parametric design and computational tools. Each year, a four-day workshop precedes a conference day with invited ...

SmartGeometry 2011, Copenhagen Denmark

Reviewed: SmartGeometry 2009, Mon, Apr 20 '09

SmartGeometry is a not-for-profit, educational organization founded in 2001 and directed by three London based architects and friends: Lars Hesselgren of Kohn Pederson Fox, Hugh Whitehead of Foster + Partners, and J Parrish of Arup Sport. These pioneering practitioners are responsible for ...

Reviewed: SmartGeometry 2009

100% Futures at Tokyo Designers Week, Mon, Nov 17 '08

Based on last year’s numbers, more than 100,000 people were projected to attend the three-day 100% Design Tokyo event, a big part of Tokyo Designers Week 2008, which concluded last week. It’s the largest, curated, trade show exhibition one could ever imagine—hundreds of ...

100% Futures at Tokyo Designers Week


Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, ON, CA, Assistant Professor

Sep 2018 - current


Sep 2009 - Jun 2015

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