Peter Ruggiero, AIA, advances the profession of architecture through his profound interest in modern urban infrastructure. He promotes a studio culture of curiosity that challenges status quo solutions while defining the architect and the city.
Although Peter studied architecture at the New York Institute of Technology and Harvard University Graduate School of Design, his passion for buildings was ignited much earlier. Growing up, he watched the construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge from his New York City neighborhood. During high school and college, he worked weekends and summers at New York construction sites observing and refining his attention to detail and the craft of architecture.
A former Partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s (SOM) New York and Chicago practices, he has spent over 25 years designing commercial, transportation and research facilities throughout the U.S. and in…
Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)
Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Chicago 2019)