Professor Adjunct Peter Schubert inducted as a member of the AIA College of Fellows

July 17, 2013

The Alexandria Center for Life Science at East River Science Park, Manhattan's East Side, Ennead Architects

The Alexandria Center for Life Science at East River Science Park, Manhattan's East Side, Ennead Architects

This year the American Institute of Architects elevated 122 of its members to the College of Fellows, an honor awarded to those who have made contributions of national significance to the profession. Thirteen of these architects are members of the AIA New York Chapter, including Visiting Instructor Peter Schubert. These members were further honored at a reception at the Center for Architecture on February 28, 2013.

Peter Schubert, FAIA, 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.

 

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.