People
John Peterson
OAA, MRAIC, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C, Associate
jpeterson@kpmbarchitects.com
John Peterson joined KPMB in 2001 and has worked on projects of large-scale and complexity, including the LEED Platinum Certified Manitoba Hydro Place in Winnipeg, the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Le Quartier Concordia at Concordia University, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. John brings an ability to coordinate the integrated design process and sustainability initiatives, particularly the integration of building systems with architectural expression. John is also a driving force behind the use of technology within architecture and design. He has coordinated some of KPMB’s most significant Building Information Modeling (BIM) projects, and is a founding member and former content chair of the Ontario Revit Users Group.

Selected Awards

  • 2014 Ontario Association of Architects Award of Excellence - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2014 Ontario Association of Architects Sustainable Design Excellence Award - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2014 Governor General's Award - The Joseph L. Rotman School of Management Expansion, University of Toronto
  • 2013 Canadian Interiors Best of Canada, Project Winner - The Joseph L. Rotman School of Management Expansion, University of Toronto
  • 2013 Green Dot Award - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2012 Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2012 Ontario Concrete Award - The Joseph L. Rotman School of Management Expansion, University of Toronto
  • 2012 Green Good Design Award - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2011 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Innovation in Architecture - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2010 The American Institute of Architects -The Committee on the Environment, Top Ten Green Projects Award - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2009 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Award - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2009 Archdaily Building of the Year - Category: Offices - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2008 International Building Skin-tech (IBS) Award, Highly Commended - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2006 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, National Urban Design Award - Concordia University, ENCS/VA Integrated Complex
  • 2006 MIPIM Architectural Review Awards - Commended for Innovation - Manitoba Hydro Place
  • 2006 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence - Manitoba Hydro Place

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