Peter Arbour, Associate AIA (Moderator)


Peter Arbour is an architect and building envelope designer. He is a Senior Consultant in the New York office of Vidaris, Inc .a leading façade and sustainability consulting firm. Peter received his Master of Architecture from Yale University. His prior experience includes six years with RFR Consulting Engineers in Paris, France and four years as the North America Sales Manager for the German specialty glazing contractor seele, Inc. He began his professional career in New York in the structural engineering practice of Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners. His façade design approach combines both architecture and engineering principles from concept design through project delivery.

Peter’s New York projects include 40 Bond Street, with Herzog de Meuron Architects, the TKTS booth in Times Square, with Perkins Eastman and Partners, Hudson Yards Tower D, with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and the Manhattan West North Tower, with SOM. International façade projects include The Grand Museum of Egypt in Giza, with Heneghan Peng Architects, the Tour Phare at La Defense, Paris, with Morphosis Architects, Cité des Arts et de la Culture of Besançon with Kengo Kuma Architects, and the Broad Museum with Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Peter is the designer and patent holder of the Liquid Wall curtain wall system.