Peter Busby

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Peter Busby
BArch '77 Architecture

Internationally recognized for his contributions to architecture and planning, Peter Busby’s award-winning portfolio embodies his philosophy of social responsibility and commitment to sustainable design. Since opening his Vancouver practice in 1984, Peter’s work has gained a reputation for design excellence and innovation, becoming a powerful catalyst in the growth of the green architecture movement in North America and abroad. After merging his firm with Perkins+Will in 2004, Peter became a driving force across the company, compelling its industry-leading sustainable design initiatives. In 2012, Peter relocated to serve as Managing Director of Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office, bringing his focus on sustainable communities and regenerative design to all of Perkins+Will’s West Coast offices, directing teams working on local and international projects. Peter’s dedication to design advocacy remains steadfast; he lectures frequently at academic institutions and professional engagements around the world. Peter’s latest book, published in 2015, is titled Busby: Architecture’s New Edges.