Edward collaborates with design teams to integrate innovative and sustainable technologies into high-performance buildings.

Edward Peck, who leads the Midwest U.S. Façade Engineering practice, has more than 15 years of experience in architecture, innovative building skin technologies and building systems. With experience as an architect and a design technical leader of specialty glazing design and manufacturing, he now collaborates with design teams to integrate innovative and sustainable technologies into high-performance buildings.

Notable Building Skin Projects
Edward’s portfolio includes building skin services for a wide range of program types from hospitals to performing arts venues, and from office buildings to sports and entertainment facilities. His notable projects include a sculpted glass podium enclosure for the Federation of Korean Industries Headquarters Building in Seoul, South Korea; an ETFE façade and roof structure for VTB Arena Park in Moscow; and a structural glass retail and entertainment pavilion at Westfield Old Orchard in Skokie, Illinois.

Knowledge Sharing
Edward is a prolific lecturer and writer, speaking at industry and academic events as well as publishing articles on his work in building skins and the design process. For many years he has been a guest lecturer and reviewer at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his alma mater, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

Outside of Work
Edward is a student of art and modern design in all scales and mediums. He is an avid abstract painter and photographer. When the wind blows, he works on advancing his sailing skills on Lake Michigan.

Expertise
• Advanced research and development of materials and systems
• Dynamic and kinetic skins
• Environmental strategies
• ETFE design and engineering