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Peter Hiller

Peter Hiller

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Peter Hiller is currently working as a designer at Utopus Architecture Studio / Lumifer Lighting + Furniture. 

He completed graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design in 2017 and received two masters degrees from PennDesign:

Master of Architecture

Master of Science in Historic Preservation. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Utopus Studio | Lumifer Lighting and Furniture, New, Designer

Design of luxury residential development in Ghana. Concept & design drawings, renderings of envelope & interiors
Project management of custom, luxury furniture & lighting collections. Production managment & fabrication coordination.
Prototyping, development, and production of furniture and light fixtures, standard and custom.

Aug 2017 - current
 

Canno Architecture + Design, Philadelphia, Designer

Worked with a team to design the winning 8000sf restaurant proposal for a closed RFP; designed a new template for future proposals.

Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
 

University of Pennsylvania, New York, Laser Cutter Operator

Operated VLS6.60 Laser for cutting, etching, and scoring of wood, acrylic, board, paper, MDF with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Adobe Illustrator.

Sep 2014 - May 2017
 

Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming, In-field Intern

Stabilization of 1920s log cabin at Bar B C Dude Ranch; used traditional tools & methods for sill log preparation and replacement, and righting of the building frame.

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
 

TEI Athens - Architectural Conservation Laboratory, Athens & Crete, Greece, In-field Intern

Performed conditions/risk assessments, prepared and applied mortar to ancient masonry at two archaeological Minoan settlements at Mochlos and Pseira, laser research, site documentation in Photoshop and Illustrator, 3D modeling in Agisoft

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
 

Granum Architecture/Interior, Philadelphia, PA, US, Model Maker

Led and executed the design & construction of physical models for a private residence: laser cutting, 3D modeling in Revit, Rhino, and SketchUp, Drawing in AutoCAD.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Individualized student assistance for an intensive, preparatory architecture studio course for the incoming graduate class with Larry Mitnick in 2D and 3D design. Design critiques; demonstrations of drawing, drafting, model making; software tutorials.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
 

La Dallman Architects, Milwaukee, WI, US, Intern

Collaborated on schematic design for the Inner Harbor & Menomonee Valley 2.0 Masterplan: Illustrator & Photoshop; model making, site visits, GIS mapping, SketchUp modeling. Named a collaborator on the firm’s website. Led by James Dallman & Grace La, Director of Architecture at the GSD.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2014
 

Spray-O-Bond – Building Restoration, Milwaukee, WI, US, Associate

Restored the historic iron facade of the Iron Block Building. Cleaned, prepared, transported new & restored iron members.

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013
 

Duncan Entertainment – Documentary Filmmakers, Milwaukee, WI, US, Intern

Logged footage, researched, and found potential interview subjects. Calatrava Art Museum, US Capitol, Iran 2013

Mar 2013 - May 2013
 

Education 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture; Master of Science in Historic Preservation

4-year, dual masters program in architecture and historic preservation

Jun 2013 - May 2017
 

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