Principal, Architect AIBC, LEED®AP BD+C

Peter is a Principal at Human Studio Architecture and Urban Design. Prior to Human Studio he was an associate at Dialog where he spent the previous twelve years between their Calgary and Vancouver offices. 

In his role at Dialog, Peter led multiple phased re-development projects including; the Seaspan Head Office project and the Nature’s Path Foods Head Office. He also led DIALOG’s national sustainability group and was responsible for the firm signing on to the AIA’s 2030 Challenge to reduce the firm;s entire building portfolio to carbon neutral by 2030. He has delivered large scale, high performing sustainable projects including the Prairie Design Award winning and LEED Platinum EEEL Building for the U of C and the LEED Platinum UBC Student Nest. 

At Human Studio, Peter is focusing on the use of mass timber as a responsible carbon and renewable building material alternative to traditional structural systems. He is also currently working on advancing the use of prefabrication as a method to reduce on-site construction time while using detailed virtual construction modelling to reduce the amount of on-site conflicts.  

Peter is passionate about using built form to create connective urban environments that benefit our collective wellbeing, both locally, and at the global climate impact level. 

Pete is passionate about using built form to create regenerative environments that increase our overall well-being, both locally, and at the global climate impact level.

Peter Atkinson