George Washington University
Milken Institute School of Public Health 
Boston University
Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering 
Columbia University
Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 
Columbia University
Institute for Data Science and Engineering Project 

Peter Vieira, FAIA, LEED AP

As a generalist architect, Peter’s interests lie in leading teams that intelligently conceive, creatively develop and meticulously execute challenging projects. While Peter’s approach to design is highly analytical, it is also informed by years of teaching students how to visualize and represent complex three-dimensional spaces.

Peter earned his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame in 1990, where he studied urban design in Rome and Chicago. Following several years working in Italy, he pursued graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design, where he earned a M.Arch in 1996. From 1998 to 2005, Peter was an Associate at KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia and completed major projects at Yale, Cornell and Middlebury. He was the Associate-in-Charge of Davenport College at Yale, which won an AIA Honor Award for Interior Architecture. Peter taught courses in drawing and architectural design at Penn from 1998 to 2005.

At Payette, Peter has been Project Architect for some of the firm’s most recently recognized work, including the acclaimed George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, one of thirteen projects to win both an AIA Institute Honor Award and a COTE Top Ten Award. 

M.Arch., 1996, University of Pennsylvania
B.Arch., with honors, 1990, University of Notre Dame


Adam Anderson
Manager of Landscape Architecture

Denise Ivy Dea
Studio Manager

David Hamel
3D Visualization Group Manager

Lauren Hickey
Marketing Manager

Christopher V. Lind, PHR
Human Resources Manager

Parke MacDowell
Fabrication Manager

Jeff Minard
Facilities Manager

Steve Seaver
Accounting Manager


Doran Abel, AIA, LEED AP
Jeffrey Abramson, AIA, LEED AP
Adam Anderson, LEED AP

Christian Blomquist, AIA
Elizabeth Cox, AIA, LEED AP
Mary Gallagher, IIDA, LEED AP

Gordon Grisinger

David Hamel
Abby Klima, AIA
Alison Laas, AIA, LEED AP

Nick LaVita, AIA, LEED AP
Michael P. Liporto, AIA
Parke MacDowell
Shaun Morris, AIA
Ryan Murphy, RA, LEED AP
David Pawlak, AIA
Erin Polansky, IIDA, LEED AP
Michael J. Quinn, AIA, CSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP
Christopher Stansfield, AIA, LEED AP
Diana Tsang, AIA, LEED AP
Megan van der Linde, AIA, LEED AP