Joseph Peltier is an emerging architect who is passionate about design and dedicated to delivering projects which exceed client expectations while operating at the forefront of the architectural industry.  He purposefully seeks out opportunities to expand his repertoire, and has experience designing projects for residential, commercial (office, hospitality, retail), large-scale mixed-use, and healthcare markets.
With a background in urban planning, Joseph has a strong interest in civic architecture, the design of public space, and socially responsible design.
Joseph also has an understanding and deep appreciation for the construction process and believes that successful architecture relies on refined craft and detail to embellish our surroundings.
Master of Architecture
Illinois Institute of Technology / Chicago, IL
2009 - 2012
Bachelor of Science in Planning
Arizona State University / Tempe, AZ
2005 - 2009
Licensed Architect
Illinois License 001023731
New Mexico License 6546
American Institute of Architects
AIA member 38645438
NCARB Certified
Certificate 86783
(Reciprocity among 55 U.S. jurisdictions)
Project Architect
SmithGroup / Chicago, IL
2022 - Current
Senior Architect
Optima, Inc / Glencoe, IL
2021 - 2022
Architect / Designer
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture / Chicago, IL
2018 - 2021
Designer Technical III
Solomon Cordwell Buenz / Chicago, IL
2015 - 2018
Junior Architect
Brubaker Architects / Wilmette, IL
2013 - 2015
Junior Artist
Visualhouse / New York, NY
2012 - 2013
Architectural Intern
Dearborn Architects / Chicago, IL
Advance Planning Intern
City of Scottsdale Planning & Development / Scottsdale, AZ
2008 - 2009
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