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Phoenix, AZ

Peter Rutti

AIA, NCARB

Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Performing Arts
  • Principal
  • Southwest Region Leader
Peter Rutti
  • Principal
  • Southwest Region Leader

As Southwest Region Leader, Peter is responsible for operations in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and Wyoming. He believes a hands-on approach to client relationships, business development, and design collaboration is absolutely essential to success. His unique approach to collaboration, design based solutions, and communication make him a sought after thought leader.

Peter is a recognized expert in the design of both performing art centers and cultural institutions. His broad skill set is an asset to the firm and DLR Group’s client base.

“Great Design is always our number one goal. It is a result of hard work, great clients, and a lot of listening. You have to love design, and we do.”

Peter believes in giving back and supports local the architectural communities through his involvement in a number of organizations. He has been Chair of Communications for the AIA Arizona State Board and board member of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts. He has held an Adjunct Professor position at the Arizona State University School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture where he taught graduate level Comprehensive Design Studios focusing on the design of cultural art centers. Peter also serves a visiting critic at the UCLA School of Architecture & Urban Design and the University of Arizona School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture.