August 31, 2019

A’19 Candidate Speech: Las Vegas – June 5, 2019.

I am always asked where are you from – England – but today, I’d like to be asked where are we heading.  We’re going to be the AIA that tells stories about the value architects bring, like never before. We’ll position ourselves as the leaders solving challenges that face our communities, humanity and the planet.  And AIA will look like …

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February 11, 2019

On Mentoring

Dedicated to helping the next generation of architects, I’m committed to mentorship in practice and the academy.  My firm, Architecture Is Fun, has been an incubator and launchpad for many young professionals for a quarter century.  Similarly, I have been an adjunct professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) for more than 25 years teaching freshman students through …

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February 5, 2019

Talking About Peter

Peter’s style is positive and generous. He understands the value in diverse individuals.  ~ Anne KoshalekUrban Planner, NorwayFormer Student [Peter has] sought out and filled so many voids; championing and designing for children, teaching, serving the AIA at the highest levels, writing/publishing, and oh yeah, [evangelist for] the world wide sensation PechaKucha. ~ Dan Wheeler, FAIAPrincipal, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago …

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