April 16, 2019

Impactful, acting with purpose, visionary

Impactful, acting with purpose, visionary; these are the character traits I most strongly associate with Peter having worked with him for the last several years through Board Committees and the Strategic Council. Peter’s approach to leading is to bring every architect’s voice into play. He helped develop numerous programs and ideas as part of the Public Outreach Committee which are aimed …

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March 4, 2019

Work Life Balance

Candidates for the office of the President of the AIA are often asked how they plan to dedicate a year of their lives to serving the Institute at this level. I’ve asked myself this question. I spend one third of my life in practice with Architecture Is Fun. I spend another third teaching, and mentoring the next generation of architects. …

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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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