Peter Schubert

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Peter Schubert is a Partner in Ennead Architects International LLP. Throughout his thirty-year career, he has designed award-winning buildings both in the United States and abroad that include a range of types, including commercial, hospitality, science and technology and master planning.  Current projects include an academic project in Seoul, Korea and a commercial project in Nanjing, China.

Prior to joining Ennead Architects in 2012, Mr. Schubert was the North American Design Director at Hillier / RMJM for ten years, responsible for the design of all projects undertaken by the firm’s four offices, including major projects with sites in the US, Asia and Europe. Recently completed works are the Alexandria Center for Science and Technology at East River Science Park in New York City, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and two projects for Duke University/National University of Singapore in Singapore.

Mr. Schubert received the 2004 AIA Honor award from the New Jersey chapter for his work on the LG Electronics Seocho Research and Development Campus in Seoul, Korea.  The 1,200,000 gsf, 25-story glass and steel tower has a sleek profile emblematic of LG’s status as a leader in cutting-edge technology.

Prior to joining RMJM, Mr. Schubert worked at Kohn Pedersen Fox where he won numerous awards, including the Certificate of Engineering Excellence from the New York Association of Consulting Engineers for the Mellon Bank Center (1991), a Design Citation from 38th Annual Progressive Architecture Awards for the World Bank Headquarters (1990), and both the Award of Merit in Design and Manufacturing Excellence from the Architectural Precast Association (1990) and Best High-rise/Urban Building from the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (1988) for his work on the 500 E Street project.

Mr. Schubert is currently a visiting faculty member at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union and has taught at Catholic, Cornell and Columbia universities. Previously, he was the Director of Programs and Strategic Planning for the AIA New York Chapter.  Mr. Schubert is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, NCARB, New York State Association of Architects, Architectural League of New York, Society of Architectural Historians and the Society for Historic Preservation.

Born  in  Evanston,  Illinois,  he  attended The Ohio  State  University  as  an  undergraduate and  received his  Master’s  Degree  in Architecture from Columbia University.  He won the Apha Rho Chi medal for Outstanding Student Leadership and Academic Performance at Ohio State and the AIA Certificate for Outstanding Future Professionals upon completion of his graduate studies at Columbia.

 

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