Peter J. Kindel

Peter J. Kindel is an architect focused on the design of cities, communities, and districts and their complementary relationship to environmental and transportation systems. In his 22-year career, his projects have included mixed-use master plans, city plans, new communities, urban conservation, and the design of streets and park systems.

Kindel specializes in large-scale, mixed-use development projects for public-sector, private sector, institutional, and professional-services clients. Kindel has addressed urban design and site planning issues in a variety of scales, from a national plan for the Kingdom of Bahrain to design guidelines for American communities.

Currently a director in SOM’s City Design Practice, Kindel’s work is best represented by the concept of sustainable urbanism. His projects seek to blend infrastructure, natural systems, and architectural design into compelling development solutions. Projects on which Kindel has had a significant design role have been honored with 14 national and regional design awards from the American Institute of