Internationally recognized and published 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 body of 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 be the Managing Director of Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office, bringing his focus on sustainable communities and regenerative design to all Perkins+Will’s West Coast offices, directing teams working on projects locally and internationally. Peter’s dedication to design advocacy remains steadfast; he lectures frequently at academic institutions and professional engagements around the world.
Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of British Columbia and a BA in political philosophy from University of Toronto. In 2008, he was conferred an honorary doctorate in science by Ryerson University and in 2011 was named a Cascadia Fellow.