Who we are

Peter Winebrenner


Education, K-12 Education studio.

Peter is the director of the Education studio, overseeing all of the studio’s activities. With more than 20 years of experience in the design of educational facilities, Peter focuses on project development, as well as client and business development. He has managed a wide array of project types and scales, having worked closely with institutions in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, New Jersey, Delaware, Georgia, and Mississippi.

Peter also oversees the studio’s knowledge-based activities, including research into the evolving ways students learn, and how best to translate those trends into the built environment.  He has led many workshops and seminars at recent education association conferences, including CEFPI, NAIS, NBOA, and ULI.

Peter is a Recognized Educational Facility Planner (REFP), a distinction bestowed by CEFPI upon design professionals who both employ established practices in school planning, and study new methods that advance the field of educational facility design.

What was your first job?

My first architecture job was in the print room of a large (now defunct) firm in Columbus, Ohio. Yes, print room. As in I made a ton of blue prints. Love that ammonia smell! But not those killer paper cuts.